Gosforth Academy, Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 2JH

Support Assistant Special Needs

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



Full time - term time

£21,575 - £22,777 per annum pro rata, actual £18,422 - £19,448 per annum

This school has Academy status and is part of The Gosforth Group; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust.

Gosforth Academy


Great North Road


Newcastle upon Tyne


37 hours per week, term time only


Start date: As soon as possible

Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust currently consisting of six schools.

Gosforth Academy is a successful school, which was rated ‘good’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection.

Required as soon as possible, to join the Academy’s successful Student Support Team. The post holder will, in the main, be responsible for a child with complex medical needs and will be required to support the child during the school day. This will include undertaking appropriate training to ensure medical and personal needs can be met.

When not required to support one child, the post holder will work as part of a team to provide general educational support for students. This will include support with learning and pastoral issues. Initially, you will be asked to work at one of the schools that form Gosforth Federated Academies Ltd, but you may be required to work at other schools within the Multi Academy Trust.

We can offer you:

• An opportunity to work in an ‘outstanding’ school;

• An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals;

• Enthusiastic and motivated pupils

• An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development;

• A school with its community at heart

• An exciting programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities, from football to surfing!

If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

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 the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you!

If you have any queries please email . Alternatively visit our website . Completed application forms to be returned to Mr Preit Chahal, Principal, at the above email address

Closing date 9.00am Monday 6th February 2023


Closing date:

6 February 2023

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