16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 6, Point 7

Educational Teaching Assistant job summary

Are you passionate about making a difference in students' lives? Join our team at St. John Fisher School as an Educational Teaching Assistant and embark on a rewarding journey where you'll play a pivotal role in supporting student learning and fostering an inclusive environment.

As an Educational Teaching Assistant, you'll collaborate closely with our dedicated SENDCo to implement tailored work programmes that meet the unique needs of individuals and groups both inside and outside the classroom. You'll assist in the planning cycle, manage resources, and even have opportunities to lead classes during short-term teacher absences.

If you want to work in an Academy where you can make a real difference to young people’s life chances, whilst working within a partnership of Academies, committed to cooperation and collaboration to unlock talent and fulfill potential, then this post is just right for you. In return you will be supported and encouraged to develop further and enjoy a long and rewarding career working across the Blessed Peter Snow Catholic Multi-Academy Trust.

We are looking for someone who:

In return we can offer:

  • has vision, energy and enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • the opportunity to work in an excellent Academy with a talented and committed team of staff
  • is proactive, innovative and focused on student outcomes
  • a dynamic and thriving student body who deserve the best
  • is an inspirational, ambitious ETA with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • the support and shared purpose of the wider Trust
  • has a proven track record of delivering and shaping high quality outcomes for young people
  • a competitive salary structure
  • is an advocate of partnership working and community engagement
  • excellent career opportunities and access to a comprehensive programme of professional learning and development
  • is a highly effective classroom ETA with excellent student outcomes and high expectations of all learners and professionals
  • national networking opportunities
  • has an appreciation for and commitment to broadening the experiences of young people
  • a commitment to your own professional development

If you would like an informal conversation about this opportunity and / or to arrange a visit, please contact Anastasia Green on a-green@stjohnfisher.org.uk .

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

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Using the application form

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About St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1053 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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