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Thank you for your interest in working for Talbot House Trust. Our current vacancies are listed below.
Talbot House Trust is a children’s charity, based in the west of Newcastle upon Tyne, with an independent SEMH school for children from age 5 to 18, a vocational skills centre and a residential children’s home. Our children have a range of special educational needs, having struggled in mainstream educational facilities. Using our own blend of pastoral techniques and educational flexibility, Talbot House celebrates the achievements of each child and supports them to success.
We aim to ensure every child aspires to become the best they can be. To achieve this, our staff must also aspire to be the best they can be and share our values; to care for, respect and support one another in this endeavour.
Talbot House Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. All appointments are subject to our Safer Recruitment Policy (below). Please read this prior to submitting your application.
To apply for a post with us please complete our application form and diversity monitoring form:
Completion of our diversity monitoring form would help us greatly in monitoring the effectiveness of our recruitment process and in understanding candidates interested in working for us. However, it is not mandatory and it will not affect your application in any way. As per the Data Protection Act 1998, this information will be used for research and statistical analysis only.
Please email your completed forms to . If you would prefer to complete your form in hardcopy format, please mark it for the attention of: Human Resources and post it to: Talbot House Trust, Hexham Road, Walbottle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8HW.
Please note that we do not accept CVs and candidates will only be considered by completing an application form before the specified closing date and time.
In line with the Equality Act 2010 and our Equal Opportunities Policy, we aim to be a fully inclusive employer and will make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. If you have a disability and require a reasonable adjustment to be put in place to assist you in any aspect of the recruitment process, please contact HR.
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If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact HR, Tel: 0191 229 0111.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Learning Support Assistant SEMH
Starting salary £18,478 per annum (52 weeks).
Exciting opportunities have arisen for Learning Support Assistants within our primary and secondary school, working with children and young people age 5 – 16 years old.
At Talbot House School we pride ourselves on re-engaging young people with their learning, offering a broad curriculum which celebrates success and achievement. We provide a variety of skills training and qualifications, preparing pupils for further education and employment
We are keen to meet with experienced Learning Support Assistants SEMH who have also had experience of pupils with ASD and who are looking for their next challenge. You will be enthusiastic, reliable and flexible with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for helping young people be the best they can be. You will need to possess initiative and resilience for what is often a demanding role. We would love to hear from you if you have a genuine interest in the welfare and academic development of children and young people with emotional behavioural difficulties.
The successful candidate will have an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification, training or experience, with two years’ experience of working in a SEN school or with SEN children.
Closing Date: 22 November 2019
Interview Date: TBC