Learning Support Assistant

Harry Watts AcademySunderland

Harry Watts Academy (A school for pupils with autism)

Learning Support Assistants
£19,312 - £20,493 per annum pro rata (Actual £14,504 - £15,391 per annum)
32.5 hrs per week, term time plus 5 training days, to be class based as directed by the Head Teacher.

The post is suitable for experienced Special Needs Assistants.

Required from September 2020, Learning Support Assistants with an interest in working with pupils with autism and associated disorders. All pupils have significant learning difficulties and complex needs. The range of abilities stretches from P Levels to lower National Curriculum levels.

Prosper Learning Trust was established in January 2018 with Newcastle Bridges School an Mary Astell Academy. Thomas Bewick School joined in 2019 and Harry Watts in September 2020. We are striving to further build collaboration across the schools and grow as a Multi Academy Trust, whilst continuing to strengthen our relationships with schools outside the MAT for the benefit of our pupils.

Harry Watts Academy is a new special free school for pupils with autism aged between five and sixteen years located in Sunderland. Initially the school has opened to a small cohort of pupils based in temporary accommodation in Harraton. The new school building is expected to open in February 2021 when pupil numbers will be increased. We are therefore looking to recruit a small number of staff for January 2021 start.

Prosper Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work within the Trust is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. 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.

The successful candidates will be deployed initially at Harry Watts Academy but will be expected to work at any Prosper Learning Trust site should the need arise.

Closing date:12th November 2020
Interviews: w/c 30th November 2020

Due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic dates may vary and visits to the school are not possible. For further information please contact admin@prosperlearningtrust.co.uk

Download the application details/pack from: www.prosperlearningtrust.co.uk/vacancies and follow the links to our vacancies page.

Completed application should be returned to admin@prosperlearningtrust.co.uk or posted to: Prosper Learning Trust, Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2LW

Please note: Application Forms must be accompanied by a completed Safe Recruitment Form and CVs cannot be accepted.

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