Higher Level Support Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 12:00
£26,014.00 - £28,356.00
Hours per week:
37 hrs per week
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle Bridges School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3RU
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Dec
Further Information
This school has Academy status and is part of the Prosper Multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust.

Newcastle Bridges School
Drayton Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Fixed term until 31/12/2024

Newcastle Bridges School provides excellent educational opportunities to pupils whose education has been interrupted by mental or physical ill-health or school phobia. We seek to support each pupil’s access to a full-time, broad and balanced education appropriate to their potential and their educational needs and encourage reintegration into mainstream whenever relevant. Newcastle Bridges School was judged by Ofsted to be ‘outstanding’ (May 2022).

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational member of support staff to support young people in their education at our Kenton Provision of the school. The successful candidate with contribute to supporting some of the most vulnerable young people within the city and surrounding areas, striving to make a difference to their lives.

The Trust is proud to say that the Real Living Wage is matched. We also offer the successful candidate:

· A friendly and supportive team of staff who are willing to share expertise and learn from one another.
· Opportunities for career development and support with development through Trust wide CPD programmes.
· Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and support from the Trust's Wellbeing Network Group.
· Access to either Teacher's Pension or Local Government Pension Scheme - Full details can be found on our Trust Website.

We would like to hear from candidates who feel that they can demonstrate the characteristics and skills we are looking for and hold the relevant qualifications to meet the demands of this post.

Prosper Learning Trust was established in January 2018 with Newcastle Bridges School and Mary Astell Academy. Thomas Bewick School joined the Trust in April 2019, Harry Watts Academy in September 2020 and Gilbert Ward Academy opened in September 2023. We are striving to build further collaboration across the academies and grow as a multi-academy trust, whilst continuing to strengthen our relationships with schools outside the MAT for the benefit of our pupils.

The successful candidate will be deployed initially at Newcastle Bridges School but will be expected to work at any Prosper Learning Trust site should the need arise

To learn more about Newcastle Bridges School and Prosper Learning Trust, please visit www.prosperlearningtrust.co.uk

Full details can be found on https://www.prosperlearningtrust.co.uk/121/why-work-for-us

Please note that all successful candidates will be required to complete an online pre-employment medical questionnaire.

Contact Name: Helen McGowan
Please note
This job is closed for applications.