• joannejackowiak

Business Engagement Assistant, Grade N5, £19,684 to £21,306pa. Full Time, Permanent

Required for September 2022

Term time plus 5 training days


Studio West is an exciting studio school, which opened in September 2014. As part of Northern Leaders Trust, Studio West cater for around 550 students aged between 11 and 19 with student numbers increasing year on year. We are expected to reach 650 at full capacity. Rated “Good” by Ofsted, Studio West offers students an innovative and bespoke curriculum with an emphasis on employability and life skills. We have close working relationships with our business partners and our mission is to make sure that every student who leaves Studio West, does so with a university place, an apprenticeship or employment.


We are seeking candidates for a Business Engagement Assistant will work with the team Manager to promote a culture of work related learning which complements all students’ study of the national curriculum. The post holder will actively secure paid and unpaid work placements for all our students matched to their academic programme, which will contribute to the project based learning culture of the School.


We are seeking an exceptional candidate with a proven track record of working effectively with secondary school age children/young people. A candidate who possesses both excellent interpersonal skills and a proactive and flexible approach to work. The right candidate for this role will have the skills, knowledge and abilities to work with students and businesses to make sure the right student is matched with the right business. High standards of literacy and numeracy (level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics or be able to offer evidence of commensurate experience are essential).


If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we can offer you,

· Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Salary sacrifice schemes including leased car scheme, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes

· Free on-site parking

. Free gym access at Kenton School


Click here to download candidate application pack



How to apply:

To apply you can download an application form by following this link

Application Form and returning it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk.

Closing date: 12.00 Noon 27 June 2022


Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

This post does involve engaging in regulated activity as defined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and is except from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended 1975, 2013 and 2020) Policy Criminal Convictions Policy



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