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Teaching Assistant

Red House AcademySunderland

Post: Teaching Assistant

Base: Red House Academy, Rutherglen Road, Sunderland, SR5 5LN

Scale: NJC 8-12 (Subject to job evaluation)

Salary: £19,945 – £21,589 (FTE, salary to be pro rata)

Contract: Permanent

Working Hours: 35 hours per week, Term Time Only (39 weeks)

Closing Date: 15th January 2021


Northern Education Trust Red House Academy is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support interventions with students who require additional mentoring to achieve GCSE.

You will work with small groups and individual students across Key Stage 3 and 4 promoting the learning and welfare of students by providing practical and learning support to students, including those with special needs under the direction of a class teacher/Inclusion Manager.

Red House Academy is part of Northern Education Trust, a nationally recognised and trusted academy sponsor with vast experience of school improvement, and specialised experience in all aspects of education.

We can offer you an excellent opportunity for career progression both within the Academy and the Trust as well as a supportive professional environment with an ambitious leadership team and a clear vision for the Academy.

Potential candidates are encouraged to consider the Person Specification and cross reference their own skills, knowledge and experience when applying. For further information and enquiries please contact the Business Manager, Miss Rachel McMahon on or telephone on 0191 5111930.

Application packs can be downloaded from our website.

Completed applications should be returned by email to the Business Manager, Miss Rachel McMahon on

Closing date: End of Day Friday 15th January 2021

Interview: TBC

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

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