Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Gateshead

Posted 29 May 2024
Salary £99 - £114 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameBethany Greenwood-Fox

Job description

Job Title: Level 3 Teaching Assistant
Location: Gateshead
Contract Type: Long term

Leader Education is recruiting an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work at a specialist school based in Gateshead. The ideal candidate will be passionate about education, be able to communicate effectively, as well as having experience working in a transferable role i.e. health care or nursery practitioner. Any exposure to working with children who have ASD is desirable.

This school caters to students aged 11-18 years old with moderate learning difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including severe ASD. The school features a discreet Autism Centre and 6th Form, and all pupils have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP).

They pride themselves on being a warm and welcoming academy, committed to securing the best possible outcomes for its students. The school's core values are we respect, we are kind, we belong, and we are ambitious

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday, 8:30am until 4:30pm, and is a long-term position, pending a successful trial.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience working in a similar role within an educational setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers, staff, and parents.
  • Knowledge of relevant educational policies and procedures.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the evolving needs of the school.
  • DBS or willingness to obtain one.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply)
  • Free mandatory training for our schools
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and provide ongoing support
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period

Interested candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive CV outlining their experience and qualifications relevant to this role. Please email your CV or call us on 0333 577 5034.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.