Brunton First School, Roseden Way, The Great Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 9BD

Support Assistant, Level 3

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

£19,312 - £20,493 per annum, pro rata (actual salary: £14,458 - £15,342 per annum)

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Support Assistant Level 3 for 1 to 1 support,

Fixed term for 1 year, to start as soon as possible.

The governors of this successful, friendly and caring First School wish to appoint a highly motivated and caring support assistant to give 1 to 1 support to a child with special educational needs. The post will be initially for one year but could be extended if support is still necessary. We are looking for a highly committed, dedicated person who will enthuse learning and add to our enthusiastic team.

We invite applications from Support Assistants who:

• Have an excellent track record of successfully developing children to achieve their full potential.

• Recent experience of working with children from 4 to 9 years in particular with SEN children

• Have high expectations of pupils

• Would like to be part of a happy, caring and dedicated team

• Have an excellent track record of high quality teaching and learning practice and who centre the learning on the needs of all children

• Are able to foster good relationships with the children, their parents and colleagues

• Are able to support across the whole age range from 4 to 9 years.

If you would like to discuss this post prior to making an application, please contact the Headteacher, Gill McKay on 0191 2170045.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

This post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information. 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.

Application packs are available:

• To download from the school website

• From school by forwarding a large SAE to:

The Headteacher

Brunton First School

Roseden Way

The Great Park


NE13 9BD

The closing date for application is Thursday 1 October 2020

Please be aware applications via e-mail will not be accepted.

You will be contacted should you be shortlisted.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

1 October 2020

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