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Curriculum Support Worker with Literacy Specialism

Excelsior AcademyNewcastle upon Tyne

Curriculum Support Worker with Literacy Specialism
Excelsior Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 6AF

£20,812 full time equivalent, £18,250 actual
Fixed Term until 31st August 2021
37 hours per week, term time only

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Curriculum Support Worker with a Literacy Specialism for Excelsior Academy.

Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first all-through Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.

The successful candidate will be required to work directly with pupils in order to give additional support and develop literacy strategies in order to improve literacy skills both within a classroom setting and on a one to one basis.

Laidlaw Schools Trust is a growing multi academy trust in the North East of England, serving children and families in the west of Newcastle, Sedgefield and in Pennywell, Sunderland. We pride ourselves in being a progressive, inclusive trust that supports every child to develop their talents whatever they may be and to reach their academic potential. It is important that as a learning organisation we adapt and change to the needs of our pupils. We take care to value and develop all colleagues to make sure they can do their very best for children across the Trust’s schools. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. 

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on (0191) 2288 400 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Julie Foster, Operations Manager on 0191 2288400 or email 

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 15th January 2021
Candidates who have not been contacted by Wednesday 20th January 2021 may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Interviews will take place: w/c 18th January 2021
Applications should be returned to:  

We are an equal opportunities employer 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. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. 

Please note that we do not accept CVs.