DBS291/18 Special Support Assistant - Norham High School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/09/2018 12:00
£14,744.54 - £15,876.46 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Norham High School, North Shields
Closing date:
7 Sep
Further Information

Norham High School is an 11 – 16 comprehensive school serving part of the South East locality of North Shields. Over the past 3 years Norham has seen a rapid improvement in attainment at Key Stage 4 and ‘the dynamic leadership of the head teacher, supported by a dedicated and enthusiastic senior team, has brought about significant improvements in the quality of teaching’ (Ofsted 2012).

The school has won national awards for its work in Investors in People and staff work relentlessly to promote academic success. Applications for this post are invited from people who are keen to join an organisation that is recognised for the high quality care and support it provides for its pupils and staff, its committed staff team and the drive to raise standards at all levels.

You will join an enthusiastic, multi-disciplinary team who provide high quality and effective support for pupils with a range of additional educational needs. Pupil support ranges from pupils with language and communication difficulties including pupils on the Autistic Spectrum, to in-class mainstream support for pupils with physical or learning difficulties. You will be enthusiastic and take an innovative approach to the development of this successful educational provision. You will have an interest in working with pupils with communications difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders in this inclusive mainstream environment. Knowledge of behaviour management and visual strategies (E.G. TEACCH) would be advantageous. For more information please do not hesitate to contact Jacqui Johnson, SENCO.

This post is fixed term up to 31st August 2019, term time only over 195 days, 32.5 hours per week.

For further information and to download an application form please visit our web-site (vacancies section) at www.norhamhigh.com.

The closing date for completed applications is noon Friday 7th September 2018.

PLEASE FORWARD TO Miss N. Stronch, Norham High School, Alnwick Avenue, North Shields, NE29 7BU or email nicola.stronach@ntlp.org.uk .

Norham High School is 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 employment checks deemed appropriate.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.