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.

 

Care Assistants  (temporary) – various locations within The Ascent Academies Trust

Posts:

Care Assistants (temporary)

Grade:

Grade C (SCP3-4)

Actual Salary: £15,268 – £15,574

Hours/ weeks:

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (part-time hours also considered)

Location:

Positions available at:

Hope Wood Academy

Barbara Priestman Academy

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:

Tuesday 17th September at 9.00am

We currently have vacancies at the following Academies with the Ascent Academies Trust.  Please see below for a brief description of each Academy (further information can be found on their website):

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.

Barbara Priestman Academy is a successful secondary special school for learners with ASD and those with complex learning needs. It is part of the Ascent Academies’ Trust comprising four special academies. This is a first class opportunity to be part of the team in an innovative educational setting.

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 30th September 2019

Teaching Assistants  (temporary) – various locations within The Ascent Academies Trust

Posts:

Teaching Assistants (temporary)

Grade:

Grade D (SCP5-6)

Actual Salary: £15,885 – £16,203

Hours/ weeks:

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (part-time hours also considered)

Location:

Positions available at:

Hope Wood Academy

Barbara Priestman Academy

Responsible to:

Head of Academy

Closing date:

Tuesday 17th September at 9.00am

We currently have vacancies at the following Academies with the Ascent Academies Trust.  Please see below for a brief description of each Academy (further information can be found on their website):

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.

Barbara Priestman Academy is a successful secondary special school for learners with ASD and those with complex learning needs. It is part of the Ascent Academies’ Trust comprising four special academies. This is a first class opportunity to be part of the team in an innovative educational setting.

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 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 30th September 2019

 

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.