Special Support Assistant

Special Support Assistant

  • Employer - Percy Hedley Foundation
  • Reference number - SSA/NCS/0118
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Northern Counties School
  • Location - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - £13,217.00 – £14,860.03 (based on 35.75 hours a week over 45 weeks)
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Friday, 26 January 2018


The Percy Hedley Foundation provides services for a range of young people and adults with physical disabilities and other associated difficulties. In our schools specialist teachers, therapists and special support assistants provide an integrated approach to working with children who have difficulties including sensory impairment, ASD and associated behavioral difficulties, and profound and multiple learning difficulties.

We are looking to recruit Special Support Assistants with experience to work in Northern Counties School.

The main role of the SSA is to work as part of a team as directed by the class teacher or therapist, to support children’s care and learning. Experience in behaviour management is essential and also a level 2 qualification in signing (BSL). The successful candidates will receive extensive support and continued professional development opportunities.

Fore more information please contact Jo Allen, Head of School Tel: (0191) 281 58 21.

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Contact information

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the application form below and return by post or email to:

The Percy Hedley Foundation, Station Road, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8YY


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