Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2LW

Lunchtime Supervisors

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



Part time - term time plus specified days

£21,189 - £21,575 per annum, Actual Salary £3,646 - £3,712

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

Thomas Bewick School

Linhope Road

West Denton

Newcastle upon Tyne


7.50 hours per week, Term time plus 3 training days as directed by the school

Hours of work will be Monday - Friday 11.45 am - 1.15 pm (7.5 hours per week), term time + 3 training days.

The positions are permanent and will be based at either Site 1 on Linhope Road or at Site 2 on West Denton Way. Training and support will be provided to the successful applicants.

Thomas Bewick School are looking for Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants to join the friendly team of staff providing support/care to children and young people during the midday break.

Thomas Bewick School is a successful specialist school for pupils aged between three and nineteen years with a diagnosis of autism located in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Candidates must have experience of working with, or caring for, children and be able to:

• establish positive relationships with children

• communicate with children in a way that they can understand and relate to

• engage and motivate children to join in organised play activities

• deal with any challenging behaviour in a patient, quiet manner

• be sensitive to the differing needs of children

• work effectively as part of a team

Candidates should be aware that Thomas Bewick School is part of Prosper Learning Trust and the trust will be the employer.

Prosper Learning Trust was established in January 2018 with Newcastle Bridges School and Mary Astell Academy. Thomas Bewick School joined in 2019, Harry Watts Academy opened in September 2020 and Gilbert Ward Academy will open in 2023. 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.

The successful candidates will be deployed at Thomas Bewick School but will be expected to work at any Prosper Learning Trust site should the need arise

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 post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are invited for interview, you will be required to disclose convictions that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. Certain spent convictions and cautions will be ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed. Full details on protected convictions and information about which convictions must be declared during job applications can be found on the Ministry of Justice website. You will be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed. This role will include Regulated Activities and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure is required for this post. 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.

Closing date: Ongoing

Download the application details/pack from:

Completed application forms should be returned to or posted to: Prosper Learning Trust, C/O Newcastle Bridges School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU. We can only accept CVs when accompanied by a fully completed application from.


Closing date:

31 August 2023

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