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Support Assistant, Level 2

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/06/2021 22:59
N3: £18,562 - £18,933 per annum, pro rata. Actual: £13,796 - £14,072 pa.
Hours per week:
32.50 hours per week.
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Gosforth Park First School, Granville Road, Gosforth, Newcastle City Council NE3 5JQ
Post Number:
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Job details 

Closing date:
18 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the school.

Gosforth Park First School
Granville Road
Newcastle City Council
NE3 5JQ.

32.50 hours per week, term time + 3 training days.

The Governors of Gosforth Park First School wish to appoint a Support Assistant Level 2 (N3) for September 2021.
This post is initially a one year fixed term contract from 6 September 2021 until 22 July 2022, term time only (plus 3 training days).

Gosforth Park First School is a popular school in the heart of Gosforth, well supported by parents and the local community. We serve a changing population and strive to ensure that the needs of all pupils are met, both socially and academically. Our school community has high aspirations and expectations for the children we serve. We are committed to encouraging children’s understanding and acceptance of other faiths, beliefs and cultures while supporting them to develop their own place in the community, both locally and globally.

The following drivers are at the heart of our broad and balanced curriculum.

Confidence, Challenge, Creativity and Community-
Gosforth Park First School has a real sense of family. This is a view shared by pupils, parents and staff. The new motto, ‘together we make a difference’, is felt as you walk through the door. This is a caring, nurturing school. Pupils feel safe and well looked after. They say behaviour is good and they have no worries about bullying – Ofsted (February 2020)
This post is suitable for either experienced or newly qualified Support Assistants.

Candidates must have the following:

Knowledge of or be willing to undertake training in:
The principles of child development and learning processes.
The national/foundation stage curriculum
Teaching of systematic, synthetic phonics.

Good numeracy/literacy skills with GCSE or equivalent qualifications at Level2.

Working with First School aged children.

There is an opportunity to visit our school during the week beginning 14th June. Please phone the school office to make an appointment.
The application process will involve an observation and an interview. Tasks and interviews will be held during the week beginning 5 and 12 July.

Application forms are available from the school website and are returnable to the school by Friday 18 June via email.
Shortlisting will take place on Monday 21st June. If you are not contacted please assume you have been unsuccessful.

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