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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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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 24/01/2020 12:00
£24,799 - £27,905 Full Time Equivalent, actual salary £21,747 - £24,471
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jan

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Westgate Hill Primary Academy
Beaconsfield Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Higher Level Teaching Assistant
£24,799 to £27,905 Full Time Equivalent, actual salary £21,747 – £24,471
37 hours per week, Permanent
Term Time only + 5 training days

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant for Westgate Hill Primary Academy as soon as possible.

Across the Academy, we continue to raise aspirations of our pupils, their expectations and standards. We are looking to appoint an experienced Higher Level Support Assistant, who has an excellent track record of successfully developing children to achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and highly motivated with excellent communication skills, committed to working alongside a supportive and dynamic team to continue to raise standards and achievement. The successful candidate will be working in Key Stage 2 initially with the potential to work across the whole school if required.

It is essential that the applicant holds Literacy and Numeracy skills, the equivalent of Level 2.

The Academy is a member of Laidlaw School Trust (LST). The Laidlaw Schools Trust is a growing family of six schools helping transform thousands of young lives in North East England. LST invests significantly in the training and development of all staff and is able to offer all staff a wide range of opportunities and benefits.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website www.laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers

Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact Danielle Armstrong, School Manager to arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this post.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 24th January 2020

Candidates who have not been contacted by Wednesday 5th February may assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interviews will take place: week commencing Monday 10th February 2020

Applications should be returned to: Danielle.armstrong@westgatehillprimary.com

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

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