Teaching Assistant – SEN

Principal:  Mr M Gray

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi-million-pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley. 

The Trust is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant within our SEND department:

Teaching Assistant – SEN

 Grade 2 – £18,154 per annum (which reflects actual salary)

37 hrs per week Term Time + 1 week

 The successful applicant will provide vital support to students with special educational needs. You will be responsible for a caseload of students who you will support and run interventions with to ensure they maximise and realise their potential.

We require a high-quality Teaching Assistant who is willing to go the extra mile for students. You should be compassionate and be able to deploy a wide range of interpersonal skills, together with a strong work ethic and creative thinking. It is essential you are able to work using your own initiative, under pressure to achieve quality work. You will be required to work flexibly according to the needs of the Academy.

Please do not attach copies of CV’s/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.  Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Completed applications should be emailed to: HR@ncdat.org.uk by no later than Midday: Monday 27th June 2022.

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

New College Durham Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. We have a robust Safeguarding Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment with the Trust.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.

Job Description & Person Specification

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Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy Statement 

Job Summary

Location: North Durham Academy
Salary: 18,154
Posted on: 16 May 2022
Closing on: 27/05/2022