Callerton Academy, Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2JH.

Support Assistant Level 2

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Full time - term time

£18,562 - £18,933 per annum pro rata, (Actual £15,849 - £16,166 per annum)

This school has Academy status and is part of The Gosforth Group; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust. Callerton Academy Gosforth Group Knightsbridge Great North Road Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2JH. 37 hours per week, term time only Fixed Term for one year which could be extended after review Start date: As Soon As Possible Come to work in a thriving community. Callerton Academy is a growing secondary school committed to providing the very best education for pupils from Year 7 to Year 11. We are one of two new schools within Gosforth Group Multi Academy Trust. The school opened in September 2021 in a newly reconfigured school building in Newcastle’s Grainger Town. We will move to a brand new 1200 capacity school building in 2023 to the north west of the city - close to Westerhope, Kingston Park and Newcastle International Airport. We are seeking a TA to be a member of the support staff team at Callerton Academy. Alongside working within a multi-professional team to manage support on the school timetable, to assist teachers in facilitating teaching and learning activities, you will be a ‘hands on’ colleague who is willing to support other departments of the academy in its infancy. You will regularly accompany the students on the school transport service, starting at the Simonside Primary School Site. Working hours therefore will be 8am to 4pm. What we need: • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Excellent numeracy/literacy skills • Someone with experience of working with young people • Someone who can demonstrate a good understanding of SEND • A sympathetic understanding of broad needs of secondary aged students • Attention to detail • An effective team player • A colleague who is excited about the prospect of being part of a growing support team, setting up systems and problem solving to ensure the best possible environment and outcomes for all students. We can offer you: • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals in school and across the MAT • Enthusiastic and motivated students • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development • A school with its community at heart • A programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you. Gosforth Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance. *This post attracts a Living Wage supplement. In addition to the hourly rate, this post will receive the Living Wage supplement to bring the hourly rate up to a minimum of £9.50 an hour.* We hope you’ll visit our website to find out more about us. To apply: Please send completed applications to Closing date for applications: 12pm Monday 7th February 2022.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

7 February 2022

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