GOSFORTH ACADEMY Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE3 2JH

Support Assistant L2

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Part time - term time

Grade: N3 SCP 3 – 4 Salary: £18562.00 - £18933.00 pro rata Actual Salary: £7,925 - £8,083

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

The Gosforth Group

GOSFORTH ACADEMY Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE3 2JH

Support Assistant L2

Start date: ASAP

Contract type: 1 x Part time (18.5 hours per week), term time only

Contract term: Fixed Term for one year which could be extended after review

Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust currently consisting of four schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy, North Gosforth Academy and Jesmond Park Academy). In September 2021 two new schools opened - Gosforth Great Park Academy [y5 to 11] and Callerton Academy [y7 to 11].

Gosforth Academy is a successful school which was graded ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection. We are seeking the following support staff role to join the Academy’s successful Student Support Base. You will work as part of a multi-professional team to provide general educational support for students. This will include support with learning and also with behaviour and attendance issues as appropriate.

What we need:

• Experience/Desire to work with students with SEND

• Can demonstrate a good understanding of Social, Emotional or Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) that young people face

• Effective communication and organisational skills

• A sympathetic understanding of broad needs of students ages 13-16

• Experience of working with young people

We can offer you:

• Enthusiastic and motivated students

• A school with its community at heart

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

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference. If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

Please email your application to or if you have any queries. Alternatively visit our Website

Closing date is 9.00am Monday 27th September 2021.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

27 September 2021

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