Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU

Learning Support Assistants

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



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£18,562 – £18,933 per annum, pro rata (5 days: £13,940 - £14,219 per annum. 2 days: £5,576 to £5,688 per annum)

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Kenton School - all different all equal

Drayton Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE3 3RU.

32.5 hrs per week (5 days)

13 hrs per week (2 days)

Term time only plus 5 training days as directed by the school. Fixed term for 1 year.

Required ASAP or for Sept 21

Kenton School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school at the heart of the community in which we serve. With just over 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.

We are seeking applications to join our Learning Support team working with individual students or small groups with a wide range of special educational needs. Working with teachers and team leaders, the role involves designing and delivering interventions and in-class support to help students access their lessons and embed their learning.

We are looking for candidates with previous experience working with children and/or young people, preferably within an education setting, combined with a minimum of a level 3 qualification (A-Level) in a National Curriculum subject. Previous experience working with children with special educational needs or social, emotional and mental health issues would be advantage.

If you have commitment, interpersonal skills and resilience to motivate, challenge and inspire students to achieve their potential regardless of the barriers they face, we want to hear from you. In return we offer fantastic developmental possibilities due to our size, facilities and a forward- thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our students.

How to Apply: If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please download an application form from our website and return it to or, complete the online form via selecting ‘Quick Apply’.

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 21 April 2021

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers in our schools to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

21 April 2021

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