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Support Assistant (Autism)

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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 26/04/2018 22:59
£17,072 - £18,746 per annum, pro rata (actual £13,156 - £14,446 per annum) (Pay award pending)
Hours per week:
33.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2LW
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Thomas Bewick School (A school for pupils with autism)
Linhope Road
West Denton
Newcastle upon Tyne

Fixed term 3 September 2018 to 31 August 2019
33.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days

Learning Support Assistant, to be class based as directed by the Head Teacher. Hours of work to be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am–3.30pm, Tuesday 8.30am–4.30pm. The post is suitable for experienced Special Needs Assistants.

Required from 3 September 2018, Learning Support Assistants with an interest in working with pupils with autism and associated disorders. All our pupils have significant learning difficulties and complex needs. The range of abilities stretches from P Levels to lower National Curriculum levels.

Thomas Bewick is a successful specialist school for pupils aged between three and nineteen years with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Ofsted reported the school as being ‘good’ in April 2016. Thomas Bewick is a Foundation Trust school and forms part of the Newcastle Special Schools Trust (known as The Compass Trust).

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Download the application pack/details from www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Support_Assistant/174047 or www.thomasbewick.newcastle.sch.uk and follow the links to our vacancies page.

Completed application forms must be posted or hand delivered to Thomas Bewick School for the attention of Mrs J McCreery, School Business Manager at the above address.

Emailed applications, applications submitted via recruitment agencies or incomplete applications will not be considered in the short listing process.

Closing date: Thursday 26 April 2018.

Please note: Interviews will be held during week commencing 21 May 2018. If you have not heard from us by this date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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