Learning Support Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/10/2023 23:59
Grade D, SCP 5-7 (£21,575 - £22,369) pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Robert of Newminster Catholic School & Sixth Form College, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE38 8AF
Number of posts:
Closing date:
29 Oct
Further Information
We are proud to be part of the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of secondary, middle, primary and first schools in Durham, Gateshead, Northumberland and Sunderland. Bishop Wilkinson is the largest catholic education trust in the North East of England and will have a total of 48 schools. This is an exciting time to join our supportive, and growing team.
We wish to appoint a committed and reliable person to the role of Learning Support Assistant.  The successful applicant will work under the guidance of teaching staff and the SENDCO/SEND Support Manager to implement agreed work programmes with individual groups, in or out of the classroom.  This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas and will involve assisting teachers and the SENDCo/SEND Support Manager in the whole planning and management/preparation of resources. 
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop within an established and supportive team of colleagues. While previous experience in a similar role would be desirable, full training and support will be available to the successful applicant.  You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the qualities and desire to support young people in their education. 
How to Apply:
To complete an online application please click the 'Apply' button.
Closing date: Sunday 29th October 2023
Interview date: TBC
The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.