Learning Support Assistants- Mary Astell Academy

  • Start Date: September 2021
  • Application Close: Thursday 8th Jul, 2021
  • Pay/Salary: Grade: N4 £19,312 - £20,493 per annum (Actual £16,512 - £17,522 per annum)

37 hrs per week, term time plus 5 training days, to be class based as directed by the Head Teacher.

The post is suitable for experienced Special Needs Assistants.
Required as soon as possible, Learning Support Assistants with an interest in working with pupils with SEMH and challenging behaviours.

Prosper Learning Trust was established in January 2018 with Newcastle Bridges School and Mary Astell Academy. Thomas Bewick School joined in 2019 and Harry Watts in September 2020. We are striving to further build collaboration across the schools and grow as a Multi Academy Trust, whilst continuing to strengthen our relationships with schools outside the MAT for the benefit of our pupils.
Mary Astell Academy is a specialist Alternative Provision Academy that works with pupils who have been permanently excluded from mainstream schools or are at risk of permanent exclusion.

Prosper Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work within the Trust is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. 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.

The successful candidates will be deployed initially at Mary Astell Academy but will be expected to work at any Prosper Learning Trust site should the need arise.

Closing date: Thursday 8th July 2021 noon
Interviews: w/c 12th July

Due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic dates may vary and visits to the school are not possible. For further information please contact admin@maryastellacademy.co.uk

Completed application should be returned to HRadmin@prosperlearningtrust.co.uk or posted to: Prosper Learning Trust, Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2LW

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Harry Watts Academy
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Mary Astell Academy