Learning Support Assistant, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Whickham School and Sports CollegeWhickham, Newcastle upon Tyne
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £18,070 - £20,138 pro rata (actual salary £13,515 - £15,062)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Working as part of our Additional Education Needs (AEN) team, you will support pupils to access the curriculum and to make meaningful progress in the classroom. You will also be part of a team providing homework support to our AEN pupils.

The successful candidate will have the experience and capability to support specific AEN pupils and to adjust activities as appropriate to their needs.

At Whickham School we understand that schools are about people and that staff who are happy and enjoy their work are more productive. Therefore, we are committed to ensuring we provide outstanding CPD and an environment that enables exceptional staff well-being. We will support you in your personal and professional development, enabling you to contribute fully to the creative and dedicated teams of dynamic and ambitious staff you will be joining.

Whickham School is a large and successful school in Gateshead with around 1600 students including approximately 300 in the sixth form. Standards are high and our sixth form is one of the most successful in the region with 58% of grades being A* or A grade in the 2017 exams.

We can offer you:

- Experience of working in a successful and improving school

- Being part of a dedicated and dynamic team 

- A significant investment in your professional development with a personalised training and development programme.

If you are excited by this opportunity we would be delighted to hear from you. 

If successful you will have to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Job location

More about Whickham School and Sports College
Address: Burnthouse Lane, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, NE16 5AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 4960026