Sacred Heart Primary School, Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9YH

Support Assistant Level 1

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

£18,198 per annum pro rata (actual £13,317 per annum)

This school has Academy status and is part of the Sacred Heart Partnership of Schools Multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust

Sacred Heart Primary School

Convent Road

Fenham Hall Drive

Newcastle upon Tyne


Telephone: 0191 274 6695.

Fixed Term from October 2021 (or as soon as thereafter)

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

We wish to appointment a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and committed support assistant to join our dedicated staff team. This post is to work in our KS1 area to support a child with additional needs.

The successful candidate will;

•support and promote the Catholic ethos and values of the school

•be committed to working as part of our school team following our shared vision

•have high standards and expectations in every aspect of school life

•be an inclusive practitioner who firmly believes that all pupils can succeed

•have recent experience of working with children SEND

•be able to employ strategies that will support pupils with ASD

•be flexible, working in whole class, small groups or one to one

•be able to establish and maintain positive relationships with parents and other professionals

•assist in areas outside of the classroom such as meal times management and supervising playtimes

We can offer:

•Happy, confident and motivated children who embrace new challenges

•A strong Catholic ethos where all are valued

•A friendly and committed team

•An active and supportive Governing Committee

•A commitment to continuous professional development

•Enthusiastic and supportive parents

Visits to school are welcome, please contact the school office to make arrangements and visit our school website to find out more about our wonderful school.

Application packs are available on the school website at:

Closing date: Noon on Friday 8th October. Interviews: Friday 15th October 2021.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to obtain ‘an Enhanced check for Regulated Activity from the Disclosure and Barring Service’. 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.


Closing date:

8 October 2021

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