St Mark’s RC Primary School, Bardon Close, Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 4DZ.

Support Assistant, Level 2

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

N3: £18,562 - £18,933 per annum, pro rata. Actual salary: £13,796 - £14,072 per annum.

St Mark’s RC Primary School

Bardon Close


Newcastle upon Tyne

NE5 4DZ.

32.5 hours per week

Term time (38 weeks) plus 3 training days worked during school closure as directed by the school

1 year Fixed Term.

The post will commence 2nd November 2020 or as soon after as possible.

The Governors of St Mark’s are seeking to appoint an experienced teaching assistant with relevant experience in a school or similar environment to provide comprehensive classroom support to the school.

The successful candidate would be expected to be able to support the Catholic ethos of the school.

St Mark’s is a vibrant primary school in Newbiggin Hall/Westerhope area. We serve a richly diverse community. We are looking for an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our team as soon as possible. This is a great opportunity to join an experienced and innovative team of staff committed to providing exciting, memorable and effective learning for our children.

The successful candidate should:

•be passionate about making a transformational difference to the lives of children;

· Has excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

•have the highest expectation of themselves and all children;

•be able to use carefully structured programmes and guidelines systematically;

•be highly organised and able to prioritise;

•enjoy working collaboratively.

In return we can offer:

· An enthusiastic, welcoming and supportive team of staff and governors.

· An excellent and friendly work environment.

· The opportunity for further professional development.

The successful candidate would be expected to be able to support the Catholic ethos of the school.

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and undergo a range of other recruitment checks.

A pre-application visit to the school is welcomed by appointment with the Executive School Business Manager., Mrs R Wilcox 0191 2869349

You may download a pack from the school website.

Completed forms are to be returned to the school for the attention of

Mrs R Wilcox, Executive School Business Manager by 7 October 2020.

Closing date: 12 noon on 2 October 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and offered an interview. Interviews will take place 8 October 2020.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

2 October 2020

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