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DBS220/19 Teaching Assistants Longbenton High School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/06/2019 12:00
£16,408.36 - £17,450.62pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Longbenton High School, Hailsham Avenue, Longbenton, NE12 8ER

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Jun

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Longbenton High School has a very strong track record of exceptional secondary practice for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) within its ARP, the Melrose Centre.

These posts involve being a member of a team of teachers and support staff to deliver outstanding provision for children with autism.

We require additional excellent, enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistants who:
• have a passion for individual children’s learning
• have an outstanding track record in ensuring children succeed to their potential
• are highly organised
• believe passionately in inclusion
• are committed to working in partnership with parents, other agencies and schools
• are creative in their approach
• are flexible and adaptable
• have good interpersonal skills
• are committed to the safeguarding of all pupils

This, as you would expect, is an important appointment for our school, the main responsibilities for which are set out in the applicant’s pack which you will find on our website, www.longbenton.org.uk.

Melrose is an additionally resourced provision within our high school which provides a quality educational provision for students with core autism as their primary barrier to learning. Melrose contains a wealth of experience and expertise in a number of different areas, and would be a great place to develop your pedagogy.

Longbenton offers the successful candidate a whole-hearted commitment to professional learning that places individual development at the heart of its ethos. The school is inclusive, comprehensive in its intake and a focal point of the local community.

Making the decision whether to apply for a new post is always challenging on a number of levels but hopefully the information pack provides you with all of the information that supports you in choosing to proceed and make an application. You will be able to see more of us as a school through our website, www.longbenton.org.uk, but if there is additional information that you need in making your application please feel free to get in touch.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 19 June with interviews taking place Thursday 27 June 2019.

Longbenton High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate.

This post is term time only over 193 days.

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