8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: 32.5 hours per week. Term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

FTE including London Weighting: £24,912 - £25,289, Actual part time salary including london weighting : £19,496 - £19,791

Pay scale

Scale 2 , Point: 3-4 + London weighting

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Federation of St Joseph’s Catholic Infant & Junior Schools are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic General /SEND Teaching Assistant who would like to work with primary aged children in our friendly and happy school. You will support children with Special needs in and out of the classroom.

We are looking for hard working, flexible and enthusiastic people, with a passion for working with children and the desire to make a difference.

  • You must be able to commit to the aims and ethos of our Catholic School.
  • You will be flexible and willing to work within the federation and primary age range.
  • We are looking for someone who is caring, kind and patient who is able to implement school strategies.
  • You must have experience of working with children and a personal or professional understanding of special needs.
  • A flexible approach, a sense of humour, reliability, punctuality, stamina, resilience and the ability to work under pressure are essential.
  • You will need to be able to work well as part of a supportive team and take direction from the class teacher and SENDCO, use your own initiative and build a strong relationship with the children.
  • Your role will be to support teachers with classroom practice and pupils in their academic, social and emotional learning.
  • You will be committed to providing the best opportunities for all of our children and ensuring every child is supported to achieve their full potential.
  • We are looking for someone:
  • Experience of working on a one-to-one basis with students with specific needs under the direction of teachers.
  • Knowledge of relevant education policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Confidence working using your own initiative and to prioritise between conflicting demands.
  • Can work flexibly as a member of a team
    • Be an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills
    • Able to take responsibility for carrying out designated tasks in an accurate and timely manner
    • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills (candidate will be tested on these skills)
    • Able to organise and prioritise their own workload
    • Willing to provide support to colleagues
    • Sensitive and understands confidentiality and the importance of safeguarding.
    • Willing to attend any relevant training required for the role

What the school offers its staff

The schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check

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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About St Joseph's Catholic Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
261 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number

Catholic School

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rmolaie@sjinf.brent.sch.uk.

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