SUPPORT ASSISTANT, HIGHER LEVEL (HLTA)
37 HOURS PER WEEK, TERM TIME ONLY WITH 5 ON-CALL DAYS
£28,371 - £31,099 PER ANNUM, PRO RATA
(ACTUAL SALARY £23,787 - £26,075PA)
FLEXIBLE WORKING OPTIONS MAY BE CONSIDERED
You will be employed by the Gosforth Group and may need to work across all locations within the Multi Academy Trust as required.
Jesmond Park Academy is a large, thriving and fully subscribed comprehensive school, which is rapidly making progress towards our vision of being outstanding. As a member of the Gosforth Group we are working in partnership to lay the foundations for what promises to be an exciting and rapid period of change and development in the school’s history. Our academy offers a positive working experience, with an enthusiastic staff firmly focused on us becoming a leading academy in the city. If you want to be part of realising our vision, play your part in helping us to build on our already significant progress and development, and have a genuine desire to do the best for our students, then come and join us on our journey to being outstanding.
We are seeking an experienced and energetic HLTA to take a leading role in supporting students in our Student Support Base. The successful candidate will have highly developed interpersonal skills, be well organised, be able to organise students and their work.
The role will be varied and interesting, working with a wide range of stakeholders to provide high quality support focused on maximising the outcomes for all students who need support.
At Jesmond Park Academy, the Student Support Base is used by at least 30 students across the week on a full time or part time basis. The range of needs supported with the Student Support Base is varied from medical, emotional, SEN and EAL.
The person appointed will have an excellent track record of supporting students at KS3 and KS4. A high level of literacy, numeracy and excellent ICT skills will be required.
Following the shortlisting process, where applicable, candidates who attend interview will be reimbursed reasonable expenses for travel and accommodation.
The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.
Closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 22nd May 2023
Interviews will take place shortly thereafter