This job expired on 23 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Working pattern 8.30am - 3.30pm - 30 hours per week - this is a term time only post, paid for 47.36 weeks per annum, working 39 weeks. We welcome applications from job sharers

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,852 - £29,349

Actual salary

£20,567.63 (Pay award pending

Pay scale

Scale 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for candidates who meet Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualification or experience and /or recent experience of working in a primary school or nursery school.

The successful candidate will be fully committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of our school. They will also:

• Be enthusiastic and passionate about supporting children’s learning

• Have excellent numeracy and literacy skills to NVQ level 2 in English and Maths

• Have some experience of working with children with special needs

• Have excellent communication skills and a calm and positive approach to behaviour management

• Be keen to work with others as part of a team

• Have excellent time-management and organisational skills

• Be available to start September 2023

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

• Children who are genuinely a pleasure to teach, enjoy school and work hard.

• A happy working environment with a positive and inclusive ethos.

• A strong, committed and collaborative staff team.

• Opportunities for training and further development.

• Job Sharers welcome to apply

Staff benefits include LGPS pension scheme, EAP, subsidised gym membership and more

Commitment to safeguarding

St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will
be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
195 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01273 607924

St John the Baptist is a one form entry school with approximately 200 pupils on roll. We pride ourselves on our positive and inclusive, approach.

We are based on the eastern side of Brighton, we have a fantastic teaching facilities, a great working environment and beautiful views across the city, sea and downs.

Arranging a visit to St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joannelevy@stjohn.brighton-hove.sch.uk.

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