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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Band 4, points 11 – 17

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have experience of working with young people aged 11 – 18?Are you an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant looking to join a warm and welcoming school? You will have a talent for engaging children and will be required to work flexibly across all age groups and abilities.

You will support the work of our teachers in this varied role and duties include working in 1:1 situations, leading small groups and providing general classroom support.

Working with children who have varying needs, from SEN to behavioural and emotional needs, you will encourage the acceptance and inclusion of all children.

There will be opportunities to develop your career within the school which allows you to make a valued contribution to our children's learning.

This is a permanent role starting from September 2024. You will be working for 32.5 hours per week, term time only.

About us

St Peter and St Paul Catholic Voluntary Academy is a Secondary school and is located in Lincoln. We are an Ofsted-rated Good school.

We are part of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, bringing together the 36 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Lincolnshire, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.

You will:

  • Be caring and supportive, and committed to achieving excellent results.
  • Support the Teachers to enthuse our students, inspiring their learning and progress.
  • Have experience of working with KS3 and KS4 pupils. Work related to Upper KS2 would be highly beneficial.
  • Assist with the planning, differentiation and preparation of intervention strategies.
  • Promote the well-being of our student’s providing guidance and support
  • Establish supportive relationships with pupils, allowing them to feel valued and listened to and encouraging questions and ideas.
  • Provide support for leaning activities and monitor their effectiveness.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

At the St Peter and St Paul Catholic Voluntary Academy we offer:

  • A salary of £19,681 - £21,796 per annum (OLOL Band 4).
  • Wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best.
  • A team of talented and highly committed staff in a supportive working environment.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
  • Access to first-class CPD opportunities with a specialist support staff CPD programme.
  • Professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme– emotional, financial and legal support to both you and your family by a team of qualified professionals.
  • Health and wellbeing delivered through our occupational health provider.
  • Staff discounts and a salary sacrifice scheme that includes a Cycle-to-work scheme

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact the school office on 01522 871400. Visits to our school are warmly welcomed.

Further details about the role

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application form located on our vacancies page: Vacancies - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust (ololcatholicmat.co.uk)

Existing members of school staff may apply by submitting a letter of no more than two sides of A4 explaining why you are ideal for the role. Please also provide a contact name and email of a professional referee.

Closing Date: Monday 3 June 2024 at 9.00am

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks including online searches are required for successful applicants.

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential.

We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

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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.

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About St Peter and St Paul, Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@OLOLCATHOLICMAT.co.uk.

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