15 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part-time
32.5 hrs over 5 days
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£19,698 FTE pro rata 32.5hrs 39 weeks Term Time Only

Job summary

Student Support Assistant (Teaching Assistant)

2 posts

Required for October / November 2021

£19,698 pro rata to TTO 39 weeks and 32.5 hours

Biddick Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 10 minutes’ drive from Newcastle and Durham. We are passionate about education and believe that all students can and should achieve their full potential. Our extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities motivates students to aim high. The Academy enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community. We continually strive to inspire learning, unlock potential and achieve success for every student.

Teaching and learning at Biddick Academy is supported by a committed and dedicated Pastoral and Student Support Team who make a significant contribution to maintaining a positive environment for learning.

We are seeking to appoint a Student Support Assistant to work within our new Support 21 Faculty within the Academy. Please see the application pack for more information on Support 21. The successful candidate will have:

GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above

Experience of working with students who have complex physical needs, including their welfare needs and/or a willingness to undertake any relevant training

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to use ICT packages such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

We actively welcome socially distanced visits and would be delighted to show you around our Academy so that you can fully appreciate the excellent learning environment and facilities.

Please contact Mrs Vivienne Stonebridge, HR Manager at stonebridge.v@biddickacademy.com or 0191 5111600, ext 5013 to arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion regarding the role.

To apply, please complete an application form and return to Mrs V Stonebridge at the email address above.

Biddick Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Closing date for application: Monday 4 October 2021 at 9am

Interviews: Friday 15 October 2021

Applying for the job

Please complete the Biddick Academy Application for in the documents list. A guidance document has been included to help with completing the application.

All applications should be emailed to Mrs Vivienne Stonebridge HR manager on stonebridge.v@biddickacademy.com.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1111 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01915111600

About Biddick Academy

Biddick Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 10 minutes' drive from Newcastle and Durham. We are passionate about education and believe that all students can and should achieve their full potential.

Arranging a visit to Biddick Academy

Please contact Mrs Vivienne Stonebridge HR Manager via email at stonebridge.v@biddickacademy.com or by ringing 0191 5111600 ext 5013 to arrange a visit.

School location

Biddick Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8AL

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