Learning Support Assistants – Thomas Bewick School

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Application Close: Sunday 28th Feb, 2021
  • Pay/Salary: £19,312 - £20,493 per annum pro rata (Actual £14,950 - £15,864 per annum)

33.5 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 autism and associated disorders. All pupils have significant learning difficulties and complex needs. The range of abilities stretches from P Levels to lower National Curriculum levels.

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.

Thomas Bewick School is a specialist school for pupils aged between three and nineteen years with a diagnosis of autism located in Newcastle upon Tyne. The school has a growing reputation as a ‘centre of excellence’ for children and young people on the autistic spectrum.

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 Thomas Bewick School but will be expected to work at any Prosper Learning Trust site should the need arise.

Closing date:  Sunday 28th February 2021

Interviews: Friday 12th March 2021

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

Completed application should be returned to admin@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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