DBS0092/23 - Teaching Assistant - Southlands School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/11/2023 12:00
£20,804 - 21,895
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Southlands School, Beach Road, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE30 2QR
Number of posts:
Closing date:
25 Nov
Further Information

The Head Teacher and Governors of Southlands School are delighted to be able appoint a Teaching Assistant to work at our friendly and welcoming secondary special school.

As a school we believe in ‘Helping Young People to Help Themselves.’ We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate, and experienced professionals to work across the curriculum to support our students in achieving their full potential.

We are a split site secondary special school with our largest site in North Shields and a second site in Longbenton. Currently our students have ASC or moderate learning difficulties. In coming years, we expect more of our cohort to have ASC.

The ideal candidate will bring with them:

Experience and knowledge gained in other schools or working with students with ASC,
A commitment and enthusiasm for special needs education,
A relevant qualification or be willing to work towards this together with GCSE qualifications in English and maths,
An adaptable, enthusiastic and team orientated manner.

The successful candidate will:

Support staff and students across the curriculum,
Operate as a Teaching Assistant across the curriculum when required,
Support a tutor group each morning and afternoon,
Prepare classrooms for lessons,
Be prepared to undertake CPD appropriate to support their role.
Be prepared to work across both of our sites.

Southlands School can offer:

The opportunity to work with 159 unique and rewarding students,
A friendly and supportive environment,
An ongoing CPD programme,
An experienced and dedicated team.

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks as appropriate.

If you wish to contact the school for further information or to discuss the post please contact Helen Clark at Helen.clark@southlandsnt.org.uk

Please send completed appications to  Office.admin@southlandsnt.org.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.