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.

 

Assistant Site Supervisor – Ascent Academies’ Trust

Post:

Assistant Site Supervisor

Grade:

Grade C PT11 £17,007- PT13 £17,391

Hours/ weeks:

37 hours/week on a shift pattern

Location:

Portland and Barbara Priestman Academies

Responsible to:

Site Manager

Closing date:

Thursday 28th March at 9.00am

The Ascent Academies’ Trust is a partnership of four special academies in the North East, which provides and develops special needs provision across the region.

The Trust are looking to recruit an Assistant Site Supervisor to work across two academies. Duties include opening the site and grounds and ensuring they are maintained at all times, providing a safe, clean and healthy environment for pupils, staff, visitors and other users of the site facilities. The post will involve working on a rota / shift pattern consisting of early and late shifts. The post holder will be required to work across either of the academies as part of the rota.

Candidates will possess a minimum of GCSE A*-C or equivalent in Maths and English, and must be able to travel to and between sites.

Further information can be sought from Andy Hall, Facilities Manager, Tel 0333 9991456 or email ahall@ascenttrust.org

Job Description               Person Specification                  Application Form

Completed applications are to be returned via email to HR@ascenttrust.org or direct to Human Resources, Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ.  Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interview date: Thursday 4th April 2019

Care Assistants – Hope Wood Academy

Post:

Care Assistants (permanent and temporary)

Grade:

Grade C: PT11 – PT13 (actual salary £14,374 – £14,699)

Hours/ weeks:

37 hours per week, Term time only 39 weeks

Location:

Hope Wood Academy

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:

Wednesday 24th April 2019 at 9.00am

Hope Wood Academy is an all age special academy in Easington, Co Durham. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, which comprises four special academies in the North East. As part of the staff team you will play a key role in the achievement and development of students.

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.

Job Description            Person Specification            Application Form

Completed applications are to be returned via email to HR@ascenttrust.org or direct to Human Resources, Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ. Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interview Date: Monday 13th May 2019

Teachers – Hope Wood Academy

Post:

Teachers

Grade:

MPS/UPS & SEN Allowance

Hours/ weeks:

Full-time

Location:

Hope Wood Academy

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:

Wednesday 24th April at 9.00am

Hope Wood Academy is an all age special academy in Easington, Co Durham. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, which comprises four special academies in the North East. As part of the staff team you will play a key role in the achievement and development of students.

We are seeking to appoint skilled practitioners, with a track record of good or outstanding teaching in a similar context. Candidates will have experience of teaching students with SEND as appropriate for the role. As part of ongoing development at Hope Wood Academy we are looking for teachers who could bring experience of subject specialism which could further enhance our curriculum offer. Applications from NQTs are welcome.

Job Description        Person Specification        Application Form

Completed applications are to be returned via email to HR@ascenttrust.org or direct to Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ.  Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interview date: Wednesday 15th May 2019

Teaching Assistants – Hope Wood Academy

Post:

Teaching Assistants (permanent and temporary)

Grade:

Grade D: PT15 – PT17 (actual salary £14,429 – £15,021)

Hours:

37 hours per weeks, term time only 39 weeks

Location:

Hope Wood Academy

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:

Wednesday 24th April at 9.00am

Hope Wood Academy is an all age special academy in Easington, Co Durham. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, which comprises four special academies in the North East. As part of the staff team you will play a key role in the achievement and development of students.

Candidates should be well organised, be able to work as part of a team and have a good understanding of students with ASD or SLD/PMLD, complex learning needs and challenging behaviours. Candidates will possess GCSE A*-C or equivalent in Maths and English and possess an NVQ3 teaching assistant qualification or equivalent.

Job Description           Person Specification            Application Form

Completed applications are to be returned via email to HR@ascenttrust.org or direct to Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ.  Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interview date: Monday 13th May 2019

Portland Academy – Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants

Post:

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants

Grade:

Grade A: £2,088 pa (Actual Salary)

Hours/Weeks:

6.25 hours per week, Term time only 38 weeks

Location:

Portland Academy

Responsible to:

Senior Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant

Closing date:

When filled

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, hardworking, efficient and highly motivated Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants.  Experience of working with students with special needs is desirable.

Job Description      Person Specification    Application Form

Completed applications are to be returned via email to HR@ascenttrust.org or direct to Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ.

If you have any questions about this post, please do not hesitate to contact HR on 0333 999 1456.

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.