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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Grade 4 Point 11 pro rata as Term time only

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an individual to work under the guidance of teaching staff and within an agreed system of supervision, to implement work programmes with individuals/groups in or out of the classroom including the supervision of whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers.

• Supervise work that has been set in accordance with the school policy
• Manage the behaviour of students whilst they are undertaking this work to ensure a constructive environment
• Respond to questions from Students about process and procedures
• Assist students to undertake set activities as appropriate
• Deal with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the schools’ policies and procedures
• Collect completed work after the lesson and return it to the appropriate teacher
• Report back as appropriate using the schools agreed referral procedures on the behaviour of students during the class and any issues arising
• Establish productive work relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
• Promote the inclusion and acceptance of students with the classroom
• Support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs
• Encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in activities
• Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance
• Provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement
• Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems / records as requested
• Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
• Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of the students.
• Attend and participate in meetings
• Participate in training and other learning activities as required
• Provide appropriate guidance and supervision and assist in the training and development of staff as appropriate
• Undertake planned supervision of students’ out of hours learning activities
• Supervise students on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
• Any other duties commensurate with the duties/responsibilities/grade of the post
• All staff in school will be expected to accept reasonable flexibility in working arrangements and the allocation of duties to reflect changing roles and responsibilities. Any changes will take account of salary/hours and will be subject to discussion, in accordance with the guidance note on contractual changes

1. Ethos​
• To always look and expect the best from all our students
• To promote creativity in learning design, delivery and outcome
• To be a positive role model in personal behaviours and self management
• To respect everyone as an individual
• To take care of our learning environment
• To promote sustainable development
• To work collaboratively, embracing team work and partnership

2. Leading Learning
• To support learning by following the agreed policies, systems and structures
• To be responsible for your own professional learning and support development of colleagues
• To be committed to student attainment
• To promote health and wellbeing, including safeguarding our students

3. Community
• To work to build community cohesion
• To work positively with parents and families

4. Generic
• In addition, the post is subject to compliance with reasonable requests made by the Head teacher

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
852 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01902 556400

About St Matthias School

St Matthias is a good school where staff know students well. Leaders work hard to ensure that everyone feels part of the school’s diverse community. Students feel happy and safe at school. This because leaders have created an environment are well supported cared for. expect try in They do not tolerate disruption lessons or social times. In polite respectful their teachers. Everyone gets access good-quality curriculum. (Extracts from Ofsted Report published 10th January 2020)

Arranging a visit to St Matthias School

For further information please call the School on 01902 556400 or email

School location

Deans Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 2BH

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