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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - up to 9 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£17966 actual

What skills and experience we're looking for

This post would suit a flexible, energetic and forward-thinking person who is keen to support the academy as it grows on its journey to outstanding.  The Learning Support Practitioner role will include liaison with both teaching staff and students, as well as external partner agencies and parents, so good communication and relationship skills are key. Ofsted (November 2019) say “Staff support pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) well. Teachers take pupils’ needs into account when planning learning. Teaching assistants provide the right support in class when pupils need it.” 

The ability to work confidentially is important, and we would prefer someone with previous experience in schools or working with young people.  Your enthusiasm and motivation will support the SEN provision in our academy. 

What the school offers its staff

In the United Endeavour Trust we are preparing young people for life in the 21st Century. We believe passionately that our pupils should leave school with the skills, qualifications and attitudes to prepare them for adulthood. This is best achieved through a challenging and demanding curriculum that provides many opportunities for learning and stretches pupils in many different ways. We want those we teach to understand that secondary education is one part of a lifelong learning process. To do this our approach is positive and outward looking and our teaching and support staff are committed to a programme of continuous improvement.   

Commitment to safeguarding

United Endeavour Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check applies.

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About Newcastle Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
368 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01782 973017

Newcastle Academy is part of United Endeavour Trust, a multi academy trust based in Newcastle under Lyme. Newcastle Academy is an education provider for students aged 11 - 16 years old.

Arranging a visit to Newcastle Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.rowell@uetrust.org.

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