Teaching Assistant

Website Studio West

Post: Teaching Assistant

Location: Studio West, West Denton Way, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2SZ

Salary Range: Grade N3: Actual Salary Range: £17,433 to £17,724 pa

Hours: 32.5 Hours per week

Contract: Permanent, Term time, plus 5 Training days


At Studio West we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect. Our academies deliver an ambitious and inclusive curriculum that enables all students to excel academically and socially.

We are seeking applications to join our Learning Support team working with individual students or small groups with a wide range of special educational needs. Working with teachers and team leaders, the role involves delivering interventions and providing in-class support to help students access their lessons and embed their learning.

We are looking for candidates with either previous experience working with children and/or young people, preferably within an education setting, or those with a minimum of a level 2 qualification (grade 4 or above in English and Mathematics).

Previous experience working with children with special educational needs or social, emotional and mental health issues in a paid or voluntary capacity would be advantage, but is not essential as full training is given.

This role can also be offered as an apprenticeship opportunity with successful applicants studying towards a recognised Teaching Assistant qualification.

In return we offer:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work.
  • Access to free gym facilities on our Kenton School site.
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing initiatives.
  • The opportunity to work in a fantastically resourced school with easy commuting access to both the A1 and A19, in a supportive team committed to the development of all our staff.

How to apply

If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please download an application form (see below) and return it to [email protected]

Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

Studio West Teaching Assistant Candidate Information Pack

 Application Form.doc

 Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Policy.pdf

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