Hawthorn Primary School, Park Close, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6SB.

SEND 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

£18,562 - £18,933 per annum, pro rata (actual £12,602 - £12,854 per annum)

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

Ravenswood Primary School

Ravenswood Road


Newcastle upon Tyne


Required from September 2021.

Fixed term until 31 August 2022.

30 hours per week, term time only with 1 training day as directed by the school.

The Governors of Ravenswood Primary School wish to appoint a highly skilled, conscientious and motivated support assistant from September 2021.

The role will be within KS1 or KS2. The role will be class based but will be required to support a specific group of children with complex needs including ASD. Working knowledge of children working within the Autistic Spectrum disorder would be desirable but not essential.

We invite applications from Support Assistants who can demonstrate that they have

•An enthusiastic and positive approach

•Established constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs

•Promoted the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

•Encouraged pupils to interact with others and engage in activities to effectively enhance individual learning

•Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence

•Provided feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher

•Supervised and provided particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities

•Is able to form excellent working relationships with pupils, staff and parents

•Enthusiasm to develop outdoor learning

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 a range of other recruitment checks.

An application pack can be obtained via the school website, or by email to:

Completed application and safe recruitment form to be returned to Mrs Alison West, School Business Manager.

Closing Date: Friday 28th May at 9am

In the current circumstances school visits will only be offered to candidates who are shortlisted.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

28 May 2021

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