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Support Assistant Level 3

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
30/10/2020 12:00
£19,312 - £20,493 per annum, pro rata. Actual: £14,132 - £14,996 per annum
Hours per week:
32.5 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Archbishop Runcie CE (VA) First School, Christon Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1US.
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
30 Oct

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Further information

This is a Voluntary Aided School; the employer will be the Governing body of the School.

Archbishop Runcie Church of England (VA) First School
Christon Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 285 2663
Email: admin@archbishop.newcastle.sch.uk
Headteacher: Mrs KE Massey.

32.5 hours per week, term time only.
8.30am - 3.30pm Monday - Friday.
Fixed term from 2 November 2020 - 1 April 2021.

The Governors of Archbishop Runcie Church of England VA First School wish to appoint a Level 3 support assistant, fixed-term, from 2nd November 2020 – 1st April 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of our school team to further advance our rapidly improving school. It will be an opportunity to play a full part in the continued development of our vision for all our children to become confident, secure, caring individuals who flourish through our creative and engaging curriculum. The role has arisen as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and is initially fixed term until the end of Spring Term 2021.

We are a welcoming Church of England school with happy, well behaved and highly motivated children. We have high expectations of ourselves and the children. Parents are highly supportive of the school. This post is suitable for an experienced Teaching Assistant and/or someone with a good level of qualification. A willingness to cover Breakfast Club (from 7:45am) and/or After School Club (until 5:15pm), when needed, would be an advantage.

The successful candidates will:
* have experience of teaching in KS1 or KS2
* be innovative, creative and imaginative
* have a passion for creating a purposeful learning environment
* have successful, recent experience of supporting teaching and assessing learning
* work positively with parents and families
* be willing to participate in all aspects of school life
* have high expectations of children's achievements and behaviour
* be flexible and work collaboratively and successfully as team members

Application forms are available on the school website and returnable electronically to admin@archbishop.newcastle.sch.uk FAO Mrs K Massey (Headteacher) by 12 noon on Friday 30th October 2020 or earlier. Applications will be considered as they are received. Due to the close proximity of the start date, this vacancy may close earlier if a suitable candidate is received. CVs will not be accepted.

Longlisted candidates will be allocated a short task via Microsoft Teams. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to undertake an observed task and a formal interview at a later date. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, these dates and timescale are subject to change. If necessary, we will contact you directly.

Archbishop Runcie CE (VA) First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this firm commitment. As such, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken alongside other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age. We look forward to receiving your applications.

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