South Wellfield First School

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South Wellfield First School, Otterburn Avenue, South Wellfield, Whitley Bay, NE25 9QL

0191 643 3300

South Wellfield First School

Welcome to South Wellfield First School where We Shine Brightly!

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For September 2024, we are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant for 33.75 hours per week.  The salary will be Grade 5 point 7 to 9.


South Wellfield First School is a school where we all shine brightly.  Our children are kind, caring and inquisitive and every moment of every lesson is spent on developing their knowledge, understanding and having fun!  Our new Learning Support Assistant must have a passion for education and ensuring that every child fulfils their potential, whatever that may be. 


South Wellfield is a forward-looking school, keen to learn from the most up to date educational research and build it into our practice.  Our school would be the ideal place for a Learning Support Assistant to thrive and continue on their own learning journey.


You can access an application pack by downloading from the jobs north east website or our school website - South Wellfield First School - Vacancies (


We can offer you:

  • An amazing school full of kind, inquisitive and happy children
  • A supportive and dedicated senior leadership team, keen to develop everyone
  • A wonderful community, who work together for the benefit of the school


To find out more, we are offering a chance to look around our school and ask any questions you may have.  These will take place on Wednesday 26th June at 4pm.  Please email the school office on or call 0191 643 3300 to book a spot.

Completed applications can be emailed to


Closing Date: 12pm on Thursday 4th July

Shortlisting: Friday 5th July based on the criteria in Part A of the person specification.  Successful candidates will be informed on this day.

Selection Day: Thursday 11th July based on the criteria in Part B of the person specification.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks as appropriate.


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