Vacancies

The Ascent Academies’ Trust is a small but growing partnership of Special Academies in the North East which aims to develop special needs provision across the region. The Trust has a high focus on providing high quality professional development opportunities for all staff.

 

Supply Teaching Assistants – Ash Trees Academy

Post:

Teaching Assistants (casual)

Location:

Ash Trees Academy

Grade:

Grade D (SCP5 – SCP6) (Actual Salary £9.74 p/hour)

Hours/ weeks:

As and when required

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:
Monday 24th February 2020 @ 9.00am
Ash Trees Academy is a primary special academy catering for up to 150 pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties and those with autism. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, comprising four special academies.
We are seeking to appoint a number of Supply Teaching Assistants who will be responsible for supporting individuals and small groups, in addition to working with whole class groups. As this post is working within a primary age setting recent experience in this area is essential. Candidates should be well organised and be able to work as part of a team, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be flexible. Candidates will possess GCSE A*-G or equivalent in Maths and English and will also possess an NVQ2 teaching assistant qualification or equivalent.
Further information about Ash Trees Academy can be seen on their website – https://www.ashtrees.org/

 

To apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the instructions on how to apply:
https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Supply_Teaching_Assistants_Ash_Trees_Academy/195168
If you require an application form in an alternative format, please email HR@ascenttrust.org
Interview date: Tuesday 11th February 2020
Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Care Assistants – Various Locations within the Trust (Temporary)

Post:

Care Assistants (temporary)

Location:

We currently have vacancies within: Portland, Hope Wood and Barbara Priestman Academy

Grade:

Grade C (SCP3 – SCP4) (Actual Salary £15,268 – £15,574)

Hours/ weeks:

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:
Monday 3rd February 2020 @ 9.00am
Following our successful Ofsted reports we continue to receive unprecedented demand for pupil places within the Trust and therefore this means we need new team members who are enthusiastic and passionate about SEND and want to come and work in our exciting and growing Academies.
Ascent Academies Trust was founded by four special secondary schools with the aim of developing a vision and strategic plan for special educational needs in Sunderland, Easington and Stockton. By collaboratively working together they are able to increase the opportunities they can offer their own students and staff and each academy brings to Ascent its own wealth of knowledge and expertise within their area. Further information about the academies can be seen on their websites.
Candidates should have a good understanding of students with a wide range of SEN, including meeting their welfare needs. Candidates will possess GCSE A*-G or equivalent in Maths and English.

 

To apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the instructions on how to apply:
https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Care_Assistants_Portland_Academy/195151
If you require an application form in an alternative format, please email HR@ascenttrust.org
Interview date: Tuesday 11th February 2020
Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Teaching Assistants – Various Locations within the Trust (Temporary)

Post:

Teaching Assistants (temporary)

Location:

We currently have vacancies within: Portland, Hope Wood and Barbara Priestman Academy

Grade:

Grade D (SCP5 – SCP6) (Actual Salary £15,885 – £16,203)

Hours/ weeks:

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:
Monday 3rd February 2020 @ 9.00am
Following our successful Ofsted reports we continue to receive unprecedented demand for pupil places within the Trust and therefore this means we need new team members who are enthusiastic and passionate about SEND and want to come and work in our exciting and growing Academies.
Ascent Academies Trust was founded by four special secondary schools with the aim of developing a vision and strategic plan for special educational needs in Sunderland, Easington and Stockton. By collaboratively working together they are able to increase the opportunities they can offer their own students and staff and each academy brings to Ascent its own wealth of knowledge and expertise within their area.
We are seeking to appoint a number of Teaching Assistants who will be responsible for supporting individuals and small groups, in addition to working with whole class groups. We currently have vacancies in Portland, Hope Wood and Barbara Priestman Academy.
Further information about the academies can be seen on their websites.
Candidates should have a good understanding of students with severe and profound learning difficulties, complex medical needs, and challenging behaviours; be well organised and be able to work as part of a team. Candidates will possess GCSE A*-G or equivalent in Maths and English.

 

To apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the instructions on how to apply:
https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Teaching_Assistants_Portland_Academy/195144
If you require an application form in an alternative format, please email HR@ascenttrust.org
Interview date: Tuesday 11th February 2020
Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Business Support – Ash Trees Academy (Maternity Cover)

Post:

Business Support (maternity cover)

Location:

Ash Trees Academy

Grade:

Grade C (SCP3 – SCP4) (Actual Salary £15,268 – £15,574)

Hours/ weeks:

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:

Friday 7th February 2020 @ 9.00am

Ash Trees Academy is a primary special academy catering for up to 150 pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties and those with autism. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, comprising four special academies.

Further information about Ash Trees Academy can be seen on their website – https://www.ashtrees.org/

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Business Support Staff, to work in a fast moving and challenging environment. The successful candidate will be appointed to Ash Trees Academy. The post holders will undertake financial/ administrative/ HR duties as necessary, under the direction of the Head of Academy. They will be efficient, well-organised, have excellent communication skills and recent experience of using computerised systems. Candidates will possess a minimum of GCSE A*-C or equivalent in Maths and English

To apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the instructions on how to apply:

https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Business_Support_Ash_Trees_Academy_maternity_cover_/195148

If you require an application form in an alternative format, please email HR@ascenttrust.org

Interview date: Tuesday 25th February 2020

Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.