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KS5 Access to Learning Support Assistant -The Cedars Academy

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/04/2017 23:59
£18,070 - £20,138 paid pro rata to Term Time Only + SSA Allowance £1,239 Per Annum paid pro rata to term time only
Hours per week:
37 hours
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The Cedars Academy
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
28 Apr

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

For September 2017

Cedars Academy - Cedars College, (Post 16, 13 Walker Terrace, Gateshead, NE8 1EB)

Cedars Academy is a specialist school for young people aged 3 to 19 years with physical, sensory and medical needs, speech, language and communication disorders, autism, and a wide range of other complex needs often associated with emotional vulnerability.

Our curriculum is highly individualised and focuses on the promotion of communication, emotional development, resilience, and the development of personal and social skills.

We are currently seeking to appoint a full time Access to Learning Support Assistant initially for Key Stage 5, but candidates must be prepared to work flexibly across all Key Stages when required. Our Access to Learning Team support individuals who are currently experiencing significant Social, Emotional or Mental Health barriers to learning. This role ideally requires the candidate to have experience of working with students with learning difficulties and disabilities.

The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate a sympathetic philosophy towards students presenting with SEMH difficulties; understanding how to build relationships with students and responding to their needs as an individual.

We are looking for a driven and motivated individual with innovative ideas, and a passion for working with young people, who would like to be part of a growing organisation.

The successful candidates will be dynamic and flexible, with a good standard of literacy and numeracy. They will also be committed to working with young people and adults who have learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities.

Further information about the Academy can be found at our website www.cedarsacademy.org.uk and visits to school are welcome.

If successful you will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.
This post may require a declaration under the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009, including Disqualification by Association.

Please apply electronically through Gateshead Council's job shop.
For further information please contact the Business Development Manager, Mrs Julie Vincent on 0191 6913581.

The closing date is midday 28th April 2017 interviews are expected to be held during the fortnight immediately after.

Please note if no communication is received from the school within a fortnight of the closing date, applicants should assume they have not been selected for interview on this occasion.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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