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Support Assistant - Level 2

Start date: ASAP                                           

School: North Gosforth Academy

Contract type: Maternity Contract (until June 2022), (32.5 hours per week), term time only

Grade: N3: £18,562 per annum, pro rata. Actual salary: £13,921 per annum.

Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust consisting of six schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy, North Gosforth Academy, Jesmond Park Academy, Callerton Academy and Great Park Academy) committed to providing a superb education for students from Year 5 through to Year 13. 

We are looking to appoint a brilliant Support Assistant who is passionate, pro-active and innovative to join the Academy’s successful Learning Support department. The successful candidate will support with learning and also with behaviour and attendance issues as appropriate. The post is ideal for someone who is focussed on student welfare and progress and keen to be an integral part of the many varied aspects of school life.

What we need:

  • Interested in or experience of working with students with SEND
  • Effective communication and organisational skills
  • A sympathetic understanding of broad needs of students ages 11-16
  • Experience of working with young people

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals
  • Enthusiastic and motivated students
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • A school with its community at heart
  • Free use of an on-site gym
  • A programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please note you will be employed by the Gosforth Group and may work across all locations within the Multi Academy Trust as required.

North Gosforth Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

If you have any queries please email hr@northgosforth.co.uk.  Completed application forms to be returned to the PA to the Principal at hr@northgosforth.co.uk.

Closing date is 9am on Wednesday 22nd September 2021