Support Assistant Level 3

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/11/2023 12:00
£24,294 - £25,119 per annum pro rata, Actual £20,370 - £21,061 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week, term time only.
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Thomas More Catholic High School Lynn Road North Shields Tyne and Wear NE29 8LF
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Nov
Further Information
This school has Academy status, and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

St Thomas More Catholic High School
Lynn Road
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE29 8LF

St Thomas More Catholic High School is an 11 to 18 mixed, converter academy serving the Catholic community of the Tynemouth Priory Partnership (Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle). We have an excellent reputation locally and nationally for the quality of our ethos, teaching and learning, high achievement and sustained improvement. The academy website will give you an insight into our work and ethos.

Required to join our Learning Support team, which includes fifteen Learning Support Assistants, two Associate SENCOs and is led by Assistant Headteacher Inclusion (SENCO).

The successful candidate will provide academic support in lessons to students of all ages and abilities, as well as 1:1 and small group support outside of class. You must be prepared to develop your own professional knowledge in the academic subjects in which you will be supporting, and also in different areas of SEND.  You must have a passion for working with young people, and the ability to liaise with teachers and other professionals. You should have the ability to motivate and enthuse the students in your care, and as well as understanding their specific needs.  Excellent literacy and communication skills are essential.

We are keen to hear from you if you:
  • Are committed to supporting students in their learning so they can achieve their potential
  • Wish to inspire and develop young people
  • Are an excellent communicator
  • Are a team player 
We can offer you the opportunity to join:
  • Students who love their school, are ambitious and want to learn
  • A highly committed and dedicated staff
  • Excellent CPD opportunities. 
Person specification, job description and application forms and further details are available in the supporting documents or on the school website: www.stmacademy.org.uk. Please return completed applications to recruitment@stmacademy.org.uk

St Thomas More is committed to the safety and protection of its students.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure check via the Disclosure and Barring Service together with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate.
Closing Date: Friday 24th November 2023  
Please note
This job is closed for applications.