Learning Support Practitioner (Maternity cover) – required April 2023 onwards

35 hours per week – Term time

Our School:

This is an exciting time to be joining Newcastle Academy, as we continue to develop our SEN provision. We need an enthusiastic Learning Support Practitioner who can support our students and teaching staff on our journey of improvement.

Ofsted (November 2019) state “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 successful applicant will be able to support our students in the classroom and in smaller groups. The role will also include providing confidential pastoral support and liaising with external partner agencies, as well as working closely with parents, so good relationship, listening and communication skills are essential.

We believe staff development is a key aspect in raising standards for our students, and you will therefore be supported with a personalised CPL programme and opportunities to achieve your ambitions. You will benefit from a supportive and challenging leadership, which empowers you to develop your own skills.

The Role:

Based at Newcastle Academy – this is a term time contract plus 6 INSET days

Applications for part time or 35 hours per week will be considered.

This is a Grade 5 position with a starting salary of £17966 for a full-time role, pro rata for part time

For more information or to arrange a visit prior to application and to apply, contact Sarah Rowell on 01782 973017 or email HRteam@uetrust.org

Required Documents:

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 30th January.

Interviews to take place the following week.

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.


To apply for this job email your details to taylor.collier@uetrust.org