St Bede’s Catholic Primary School, Howlett Hall Road, Denton Burn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7HS

Support Assistant Level 3

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



Full time - term time

BB04: £22,369 - £23,194 per annum pro rata. Actual salary: £18,756 - £19,447 per annum.

St Bede's Catholic Primary School is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust, you will be employed by the Board of Governors.

St Bede’s Catholic Primary School

Howlett Hall Road

Denton Burn

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 7HS



Headteacher: Leigh anne Young

Full time, term time only, fixed term until 31st August 2024 initially. Required from 1st September 2023.

‘As one we learn together, play together, pray together, as one’.

“St Bede’s is a very welcoming and happy school….Pupils, staff and parents have a strong sense of belonging to the school community of St Bede’s.” RE Inspection Report 2019

The local governing committee of St Bede’s are keen to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic support assistant. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a team developing this highly successful school.

We are looking for a candidate who:

• Is a practising catholic or willing to support the catholic ethos of our school.

• Is a committed individual who is able to contribute to supporting all of the pupils in our school and who will strive to make a difference to their lives.

• Has experience in supporting SEND pupils.

• Has a hard working, positive attitude to school life.

• Has a good working knowledge of the primary curriculum.

And in return we will offer:

• A strong catholic ethos.

• An inclusive school with happy children who enjoy learning.

• A staff team committed to high standards.

• A commitment to continuous professional development.

• Support and training in working with pupils with additional needs.

• A very supportive local governing committee.

• A happy and supportive working environment for staff.

St Bede’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate shall be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and barred list check plus a range of other recruitment checks.

As this post involves working with children and 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.

Application pack and further details are available by contacting the school office by email to, or can be downloaded from our school website

We would welcome visits to the school by arrangement with Leigh Anne Young (Headteacher) on 0191 2743430.

Closing date for applications: Noon, Friday 9 June 2023.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

9 June 2023

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