Salary: Band 3 (£23,500 – £23,893 pro rota) actual £17,800 – £18,100
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time plus 5 additional days
Closing Date: Monday 17th June

The Northumberland Church of England Academy is a Multi Academy Trust that strives to provide a supportive, diverse and inclusive learning environment for staff and students.

Dukes Secondary School have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and hardworking Learning Support Assistant to support the students and teachers through another busy academic year.

Day to day duties involve helping the students follow class instructions, supporting the teacher with behaviour management and helping to prepare lesson materials.

The ideal candidate will be resilient, organised and able to work both independently and as a part of
a team in a busy classroom environment, assisting the teacher with the delivery of the lesson and helping the students engage in activities.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and support students in the classroom to ensure that they have access to learning material and are on task. 
  • Encourage students to engage in the lesson and participate in activities set by the class teacher. 
  • Assist the class teacher with planning lessons and adjusting activities to suit the needs of the students as advised by the teacher. 
  • Establish positive, constructive relationships with students, staff, parents and careers. 
  • Maintain and update student records as advised by the class teacher to ensure student progress is tracked effectively.

Our Benefits

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • The Nest – Our nursery/childcare provision specifically for NCEAT staff
  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free 24/7 health and wellbeing support for all members of staff within the Trust
  • 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (full time staff)

If you are looking for a new role where you can develop your skills and make a difference to our students then we look forward to receiving your application!  

NCEAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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