ASD Support Assistant
NEAT Academy Trust
£22,369 - £23,194 (actual salary £19,207- £19,916)
5th Oct 2023
Our school is one of six primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to nurture, educate, achieve and transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East. We have a national research school, which aims to build and strengthen networks of schools throughout the region and help them access effective education research and implement it in everyday practice.
Benfield School is a fully inclusive 11-16 school it has a distinct ethos with strong sense of support and loyalty. Excellent relationships between students and staff and a purposeful learning environment is evident in lessons and around the modernised site. With this foundation, students have a strong platform to be confident, happy and are able to achieve their aspiration.
We’re looking for someone who is enthusiastic and skilled in providing classroom support to pupils with special educational needs. You would need to be able to demonstrate working to your own initiative, and your role would involve providing academic and emotional support to assist with the integration of all pupils within our school. You would assist with curriculum related tasks under the direction of the teacher and respond to pupils’ social, emotional and physical needs.
We’re looking for someone who is:
• An effective communicator that can demonstrate emotional resilience when working with challenging behaviours.
• Able to empathise with the needs of children and establish positive relationships.
• Able to observe and assess pupils with special educational needs.
In return we offer:
• A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued.
• A commitment to continuing professional development
• The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust
If you would like to join us and feel you could thrive here then please read the accompanying person specification and job description, visit https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/ASD_Support_Assistant/251412 and click ‘apply now’ to complete an application form no later than midnight on 5th October 2023.
NEAT Academy Trust are committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
NEAT Academy Trust
NEAT Academy Trust, usually known as NEAT, was formed in 2017 from an existing collaboration of schools within North East England.
Academy trusts are charitable companies set up to provide education for the public benefit. We are a “mixed” multi-academy trust as we were established to include both non-faith and Church of England schools.Visit School Website