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Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise


Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2LW.

Supervisory Assistants, Level 2

N3: £18,065 - £18,426 per annum, pro rata. (Actual: £3,080 - £3,142 per annum).

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Thomas Bewick School (A school for pupils with autism)
Linhope Road
West Denton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 2LW.

7.5 hours per week
Term time only, plus 3 training days
38 weeks worked (0.6 additional week as directed by the school)
Hours of work will be: (Monday - Friday 11.45am - 1.15pm).

The Governors of Thomas Bewick School are looking for Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants to join the friendly team of staff providing support/care to children and young people during the midday break. Thomas Bewick is a school for children and young people, aged 3 - 19 on the autistic spectrum.

Candidates must have experience of working with, or caring for, children and be able to:

• establish positive relationships with children
• communicate with children in a way that they can understand and relate to
• engage and motivate children to join in organised play activities
• deal with any challenging behaviour in a patient, quiet manner
• be sensitive to the differing needs of children
• work effectively as part of a team.

Thomas Bewick is a successful specialist school for pupils aged between three and nineteen years with autism. Ofsted reported the school as being ‘good’ in April 2016. Thomas Bewick is an academy school and is part of PROSPER Learning Trust (a multi academy trust).

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service and go through a range of other recruitment checks.

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Posts will be based at either Site 1 on Linhope Road or Site 2 based on West Denton Way. Training and support will be provided to the successful applicants.

Application packs are available from the school website: or from Mrs J McCreery, Trust Operations Manager, at the above address, on receipt of a stamped addressed large letter envelope. Completed application forms must be returned to Mrs McCreery by post. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Closing date: 20 June 2019 at 4.00pm.


  20 Jun 2019