This job expired on 12 July 2024

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Term time

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 5 point 12 - 19

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St Bernard's R.C. Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic HLTA to join our school team.

The successful candidates will be:

  • Have a relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification and Literacy and Numeracy skills.
  • Be flexible and self-motivated.
  • Be a practising Catholic/Christian is desirable, but not essential. Candidates would need to be willing to support the school’s aims mission and religious character.
  • Have excellent communication skills and competent ICT skills.
  • Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations.
  • Excellent team player, who is positive, proactive and has the ability to reflect and improve.

St Bernard’s is a thriving primary school with a dedicated team of staff and supportive Governing Body. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team, and to contribute to the next phase of our school’s journey.

What the school offers its staff

In return, St Bernard’s R.C. Primary School can offer:

  • A welcoming, supportive school community, with a strong catholic ethos.
  • A team of enthusiastic, hardworking staff who embrace new opportunities.
  • Enthusiastic, happy children who are eager to learn.
  • A strong commitment to professional and personal development.
  • Strong support from the Governors, and our parish community.
  • Full training and support will be given with school systems (previous experience is not essential)

Duties of this post include:

  • Covering classes under the direction of the teacher
  • Group Intervention
  • Covering classes for staff absence
  • Implementing and monitoring school’s SEND provision map
  • Supporting and developing children with different needs
  • Working with a larger team
  • Lunchtime Supervision

St Bernard’s R.C. Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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 Bernard's RC Primary School Manchester

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
192 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

St Bernard’s R.C. Primary School is a warm, friendly and nurturing environment, underpinned by a strong Catholic ethos and high aspirations for all. Our vision is to help every child achieve their full potential, equipped with the tools for lifelong learning and future success.

With a team of outstanding teachers and support staff, we give every child the opportunity to grow, learn and be challenged. Our Christian faith permeates all aspects of school life, supporting the spiritual and moral development of children alongside their academic achievements.

With our holistic and inclusive approach, we celebrate the uniqueness of every individual, giving pupils the motivation, skills and confidence to fulfil their aspirations both within and beyond the school gates.

Arranging a visit to St Bernard's RC Primary School Manchester

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@st-bernards.manchester.sch.uk.

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