18 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 33.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 in school training days. Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.45pm (3.30pm Friday)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,407 rising to £18,259 after 12 months in post

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for candidates that will:

  • Aim to develop their skills under the guidance of school staff;
  • Be committed to undertaking an apprenticeship framework in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at level 2 (18 month study period);
  • Be committed to undertaking functional skills in maths and English at Level 2 (if exemptions don’t apply)
  • Be able to listen to advice given and follow clear directives;
  • Have a positive approach to working with children;
  • Commit to developing independent learners and encourage our children to achieve their potential;
  • Be flexible in working across all key stages;
  • Be able to work efficiently and independently;
  • Promote a nurturing environment that stimulates positive behaviour and well-being;
  • Commit to working in partnership with all those involved in the life of the school;

What the school offers its staff

We will provide:

  • A kind and caring ethos with high expectations;
  • An enthusiastic, hardworking and friendly staff team
  • Happy, enthusiastic and well-behaved children who enjoy coming to school
  • A supportive leadership team committed to staff development
  • Supportive governors and parents

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to stsebastians.rcprimaryschool@salford.gov.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About St Sebastian's RC Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
231 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Primary School. One form entry.

Arranging a visit to St Sebastian's RC Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email stsebastians.rcprimaryschool@salford.gov.uk.

School location

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