Work with us

Thank you for your interest in working for Talbot House Trust.  Our current vacancies are listed below.

 

About Us

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.

 

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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 hr@talbothousetrust.co.uk.  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.

 

Reasonable Adjustments

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.

Tips for Applicants 

Please see our quick guide to help applicants complete our application form.

Your Information

Any information you provide during the recruitment process will be confidentially stored. Once the process is complete, data relating to unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed, after a fixed period.

 

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact HR, Tel: 0191 229 0111.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Tips for Applicants

Current Vacancies

Talbot House Trust have some exciting opportunities to join our aspirational school. We are seeking to recruit a number of staff who are enthusiastic, energetic and ambitious to join our team of committed staff who aim to deliver outstanding teaching and learning to ensure pupils achieve their best. Pupils at Talbot House all have an EHCP for SEMH, but most will have additional complex needs.

We are currently recruiting for the following role/s:

Maintenance Operative

We are looking to recruit two Maintenance Operatives to enhance our existing and very busy team.

 

Working in a team of 4 people, the Maintenance Department are responsible for maintaining the internal and external premises of the Trust to a very high standard.

These roles are offered on a full time, permanent basis, usual shifts are 8:30am to 4:30pm, however, flexibility required as the successful applicants are required to work shifts between 7am and 7pm as requested, sometimes with short notice.

Salary: TBC pending experience.

How to apply:

 

You must submit a fully completed application form, cv’s are not accepted, please use the Job Description or Personal Specification below to help you fully complete the application form.

 

Please return your completed application form to the Human Resources Department, HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

Talbot House Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This role is advertised under our Safer Recruitment Policy available on our website.

 

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday, 6 June 2021

Shortlisting:             w/c Monday, 7 June 2021

1st Interview Date:  w/c TBC

2nd Interview Date: w/c TBC

 

If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR, 0191 2290111 or email HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

 

HR Administrator

We are looking to recruit a full or part-time HR Administrator to join a busy HR Department.

 

The HR Department are responsible for managing the administration, recruitment and employee relations functions at the Trust. Acting as first point of contact for all HR enquiries this role supports the HR Manager. The experienced HR Administrator must have strong administration skills, is confident, polite and approachable at all times with a flexible, proactive approach to work, extremely organised and must be able to work to tight deadlines.

We will consider applicants who want to work on a full or part time, permanent basis. Full time hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. We are open to discussion with regards to part time hours with the successful applicant, however, some flexibility is required to meet the demands of the business and / or to provide cover as required.

Salary: circa £20,000 per annum (pro-rata if applicable), pending level of experience.

How to apply:

 

You must submit a fully completed application form, cv’s are not accepted, please use the Job Description or Personal Specification below to help you fully complete the application form.

 

Please return your completed application form to the Human Resources Department, HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

Talbot House Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This role is advertised under our Safer Recruitment Policy available on our website.

 

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday, 6 June 2021

Shortlisting:             w/c Monday, 7 June 2021

1st Interview Date:  w/c TBC

2nd Interview Date: w/c TBC

 

If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR, 0191 2290111 or email HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

 

 

Receptionist / Administration Assistant

We are looking to recruit a Receptionist / Administrative Assistant to be the first point of call for visitors to the Trust, parents, staff, professionals and pupils.

 

You should be an excellent communicator and have ‘can do’ approach. Above all you will be able to relate to a wide variety of clientele whilst maintaining a professional presentation.

 

It is imperative that all visitors to reception (face to face or over the telephone) feel valued and welcomed and are handled in a timely and friendly way bearing in mind confidentiality considerations.

 

The atmosphere is vibrant and our children will certainly ensure the day is never dull so the desired candidate should have experience of working in a busy environment, ideally have previous experience of working within a school or other children’s organisation.

 

This role will be offered on a temporary basis, to cover a busy period.

 

The successful applicants must be flexible to cover hours ranging from 0 to 6 hours per day and 0 to 30 per week, pending the demands of the business.

 

Our office hours are between 8:00am and 5:00pm, but it is expected that the majority of the hours required will be between 9:00am and 3:00pm most term days. Holiday cover is required during school holiday periods, it is anticipated that this cover will be required until mid-October with an immediate start date.

 

How to apply:

 

You must submit a fully completed application form, cv’s are not accepted, please use the Job Description or Personal Specification below to help you fully complete the application form.

 

Please return your completed application form to the Human Resources Department, HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

Talbot House Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This role is advertised under our Safer Recruitment Policy available on our website.

 

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday, 6 June 2021

Shortlisting:             w/c Monday, 7 June 2021

1st Interview Date:  w/c TBC

2nd Interview Date: w/c TBC

 

If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR, 0191 2290111 or email HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

 

 

Primary Teacher - Lower School

This is an exciting opportunity to join our aspirational school. We are seeking a Primary Teacher who is enthusiastic, energetic and ambitious to join our team of committed staff, whose aim is to deliver outstanding teaching and learning of their subject to ensure students achieve their best.

We are looking for someone with a passion and determination to see all pupils, regardless of background or ability, succeed in their education and lead fulfilling lives in careers of their choice.

 

Salary: TBC pending experience.

The ideal candidate will be:

 

If you are motivated by making a difference in your work and you have patience and resilience, this is the perfect role for you.

How to apply:

 

You must submit a fully completed application form, cv’s are not accepted, please use the Job Description or Personal Specification below to help you fully complete the application form.

 

Please return your completed application form to the Human Resources Department, HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

Talbot House Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This role is advertised under our Safer Recruitment Policy available on our website.

Closing Date:          midnight, Sunday, 13 June 2021

Shortlisting:             w/c Monday, 14 June 2021

1st Interview Date:  w/c TBC

2nd Interview Date: w/c TBC

If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR, 0191 2290111 or email HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

Learning Support Assistant - Lower School and Learning Support Assistants - Upper School

We welcome applicants who are reliable and flexible with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for caring for young people. 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, care and development of children and young people with emotional behavioural difficulties. 

 

Salary: The actual starting salary for this role is £18,477 per annum (this is not subject to a pro-rata calculation).

If you are motivated by making a difference in your work and you have patience and resilience, this is the perfect role for you. 

 

How to apply:

 

You must submit a fully completed application form, cv’s are not accepted, please use the Job Description or Personal Specification below to help you fully complete the application form.

 

Please return your completed application form to the Human Resources Department, HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 

Talbot House Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This role is advertised under our Safer Recruitment Policy available on our website.

Closing Date:          midnight, Sunday, 13 June 2021

Shortlisting:             w/c Monday, 14 June 2021

1st Interview Date:  w/c TBC

2nd Interview Date: w/c TBC

If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR, 0191 2290111 or email HR@TalbotHouseTrust.co.uk

 Receptionist / Administration Assistant

Job Description

Receptionist / Administration Assistant

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 Maintenance Operative

Job Description & Personal Specification

 HR Administrator

Job Description & Personal Specification

 Primary Teacher

Job Description & Person Specification

 LSA - Lower School

Job Description

LSA - Lower School

Person Specification

 LSAs - Upper School

Job Description

LSAs - Upper School

Person Specification

 

Keep checking back, more vacancies to follow soon...

 

Voluntary Roles: Trustees and Governors

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Chair and several Trustees and/or Governors to join our Trust on a voluntary basis.

 

We would welcome applications for these important roles from enthusiastic and reliable individuals who have a genuine interest in the welfare, care and development of children and young people with social, emotional or mental health consideration.

 

Ideally the individual for the role of Chair will have previous experience or knowledge of a similar role, Trustees and Governors do not need prior experience but do need to share our passion about our services. Full induction and ongoing training will be provided.

The Trust does require a level of commitment for the roles with an expectation to meet up to 4 evenings per year for full board meetings, and Governors are allocated to committees which also meet 4 times a year.

Apply by completing an Application Pack (Application Form, Safer Recruitment Form and Diversity Form), which can be found above. These roles will remain open for the foreseeable future, however, will close once we feel we have found suitable volunteers. Interview Dates: TBC

 Trustee and Governors Information

 Chair of Trustees information to follow