Support Assistant (ARP) – Communication Difficulties (ASD)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/11/2018 12:00
£17,972 - £19,446 per annum, pro rata (actual: £14,398 - £15,579 per annum)
Hours per week:
35 hours per week (over 5 days), term time only plus 4 training days
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Benfield School, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4NU
Post Number:
Closing date:
20 Nov
Further Information

This school has Academy status and is part of the NEAT Multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust

Benfield School
Benfield Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Fixed term to commence as soon as possible – until July 2019
35 hours per week (over 5 days), term time only plus 4 training days

(Ofsted May 2015)
“Benfield is a good school that has improved considerably since its previous inspection“

“Teachers have good subject knowledge and use this to support learning well. They are enthusiastic and use some innovative techniques that enthuse students”

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding individual to join our Additional Resourced Provision for Communication Difficulties (ASD). We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to join our professional and highly skilled team in Cherrywood, our specialist provision for young people with social communication / ASD difficulties. Providing classroom support duties through individual and small group work in close collaboration with other school staff and professionals and to undertake other additional responsibilities.

The position would suit a current SEN or Communication Difficulties practitioner who has experience of working in a specialist provision or team.

Benfield School is a truly inclusive school where we have the interest of each individual child at heart.

Application forms and further details are available on the school website www.benfield-school.co.uk or via www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Support_Assistant/181146 and returnable by email to lilian.reeson@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk or by post to Mrs L Reesonat the above address.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing Date: Midday, Tuesday 20 November 2018
Interviews: Week commencing 26 November 2018

This post may involve working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information. Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

At Benfield School we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. All posts are subject to a DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.