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  • Start date details

    Once recruitment clearances are complete

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance
  • Pastoral, health and welfare
  • Other support roles

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full time - term time plus specified days

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade J (SCP26-SCP28) £30,638 - £32,233 actual paid salary for working 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have significant and up to date knowledge of safeguarding policies, procedures and practices, together with experience of working with students and their families.

What we need:

A commitment to and a passion for building a brighter future for young people with Special Educational Needs

Someone who will embrace being part of a family of schools, sharing good practice and collaborating with others across a Trust.

An enthusiastic and positive approach within the classroom part of the wider school and family of schools

Commitment to own professional development and to enhance those of others in order that we can respond to the needs of our young people

Consistently high expectations and aspirations for our young people and yourself

A commitment to fresh and exciting methods to assist the delivery of the curriculum

A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for all young people in our academies

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Complete commitment to the core values of Ascent

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals who love what they do

Chance to work with our amazing young people and their families

Excellent career development and progression opportunities

Comprehensive induction programme

Opportunity to work across all ages and abilities within the Trust

Opportunity to work in settings which value multi-disciplinary ways of working

Access to a range of subject and SEND specific networks, regionally and nationally

An exciting and extensive commitment to high quality professional development, identified through a strong appraisal process

A comprehensive wellbeing and support package for staff

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of diversity and collaboration, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ash Trees Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
School size
175 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Ash Trees is a primary aged special academy based in Billingham and serving the Stockton area. We currently have around 150 pupils who experience severe learning difficulties which includes profound and complex medical needs and young people with autism.

Ash Trees academy is part of the Ascent Academies’ Trust, a small but growing partnership of special schools whose purpose is to provide outstanding education and support for children with special needs.

If you would like more information on Ash Trees please phone or email.

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