Gosforth Central Middle School, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1UN

Learning Support Assistant

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 plus specified days

£19,312 - £20,493 per annum (Actual salary £16,341 - £17,340 per annum)

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

Gosforth Central Middle School

Great North Road


Newcastle upon Tyne


Two posts required for January 2022, initially fixed term until 23rd December 2022 (posts may become permanent for the right candidates).

37 hours per week, term time only plus 3 training days, N4.

The Governors are looking to appoint two Learning Support Assistants from January 2022 (both fixed term to 23rd December 2022). This is an opportunity to join a forward thinking school, where pupils’ behaviour is consistently outstanding. We are part of the Gosforth Schools' Trust where there are opportunities to build common approaches to supporting SEND pupils' needs.

Our staff work in first rate facilities with access to the newest technology. We are committed to staff well-being and our support team report feeling valued and well supported.

We would be delighted to receive applications from people with experience in supporting pupils with SEMH needs, an ASD diagnosis or needs with Cognition and Learning.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the posts further, please contact Mrs M Good (Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion) on 0191 2851793 or email us at

Application packs are also available from our school website, or by sending a stamped addressed envelope to:

The School Business Manager, Gosforth Central Middle School, Great North Road, Gosforth, NE3 1UN.

We do not accept CV applications; all applicants must apply using the standard application form.

The deadline for these posts is 12 noon on Thursday 2nd December 2021.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 6th December 2021.

This 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 DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage, even if you indicate otherwise.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

2 December 2021

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