Learning Support Assistant, Staffordshire

Closing date:

Newcastle-Under-Lyme SchoolStaffordshire
Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive and dependent upon experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Contract type: Part time 0.5, permanent

Closing date: Friday 18 October 

Interviews: w/s 21 October 


The opportunity

Required for January, 2020 a well qualified and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to support secondary school pupils with diagnosed learning disabilities, both inside and outside of the classroom.  The successful applicant will have experience of working with children aged 11-18 and will have an appropriate NVQ level 3 qualification or a comparable.

 NULS was founded c.1602 and its academic calibre is renowned in the area. Our 30 acre site offers impressive facilities for teaching, learning and extracurricular provision across our Junior and Senior sites. 

Newcastle-under-Lyme-School is the region’s leading independent school for GCSE and A Level, and attracts pupils aged 3-18, from a large area of North Staffordshire, South Cheshire and North Shropshire.  The school sits on an attractive site in close proximity to Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre.  The school has an enviable reputation for academic excellence and is also well known for its high standards in sport, music and drama.

With Manchester and Birmingham less than an hour away and excellent rail and road links, the school is in an advantageous position within the country.  Newcastle-under-Lyme itself is surrounded by small towns and pretty villages and is in easy reach of the Peak District and North Wales.  

Further information may be found at https://www.nuls.org.uk/join-us 

The role constitutes regulated activity and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check, with a check of the children’s barred list, is required for this position, in addition to other pre-employment checks.  Registered charity no. 1124463.

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