Support Assistant Special Needs

Support Assistant Special Needs


Start date: September 2022

Contract term:  Permanent

Contract type: Full time. 37 hours per week term time only                             

Salary: N4 £16,702 - £17,724 actual pro rata salary


Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust currently consisting of six schools.

Gosforth Junior High Academy is a successful school, which was rated ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection. 

Required full time from September 2022, to join the Academy’s successful Student Support Team. The post holder will, in the main, be responsible for two children with complex medical needs and will be required to support the child during the school day.  This will include undertaking appropriate training to ensure medical and personal needs can be met.  All training will be provided by school, with the opportunity to undergo this training before September.

When not required to support these children, the post holder will work as part of a team to provide general educational support for students. This will include support with learning and pastoral issues.

We can offer you:


  • An opportunity to work in an ‘outstanding’ school;
  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals;
  • Enthusiastic and motivated pupils
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development;
  • A school with its community at heart
  • An exciting programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities, from football to surfing!

 If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Gosforth Junior High Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!

If you have, any queries please email .  Alternatively visit our website.  Completed application forms to be returned to Ms Denise Waugh, Principal, at the above email address.

Closing date: 9.00am Thursday 14th July 2022