Shaftoe Road

Phone: 0191 5280440




Monday-Friday: 11.45am-1.30pm

Salary: Grade 1 SCP4 (£18.426 pro rata)

Term time only: (38 weeks per annum)


Sunningdale is an ‘outstanding’ specialist school for pupils aged 2-11 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex needs.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Lunchtime Teaching Assistant to support children across the school during the lunchtime period.

Applicants should be committed, caring, energetic, flexible and preferably have experience of working with children with a special educational need.

The successful candidate should have a qualification (at least Level 2) and will be required to work as part of a team led by the Senior Lunchtime Teaching Assistant in supporting the personal/social and learning needs of pupils and be patient and flexible in dealing with individual behaviour needs.

Main duties:
Support pupils within the dining hall, play areas and classrooms in conjunction with class staff.
Support the feeding, changing, personal and social needs of the pupils.
Support the learning needs of each individual child.
Support the aims of the school and work in line with all school policies.

Application forms and further details are available from the school.
Closing date: June 21st, 2019 (4.00 pm).

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Sunningdale School safeguards and protects its pupils and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.