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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours 39 weeks per year (8:45 – 3:15)

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Scale Point 3-4 (£22,737 - £23,114 pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

St Thomas of Canterbury School is a Catholic Voluntary Academy for girls and boys from age three to eleven in the south of Sheffield. This is a really special place and a true learning community with shared values, made up of our wonderful children, their families, our parish and our committed team of staff.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, innovative and inspirational Level 1 Teaching Assistant to provide support in our Pre-school and within school who is keen to be part of a thriving learning community. At our school, we fully believe that every child can and will achieve and it is this mind-set that leads to success. The staff here are passionate about their work, think positively all of the time and support each other to ensure that we offer the children the very best every day.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

▪ An exciting opportunity to work in a school with a strong Catholic ethos

▪ The opportunity to work in a school with a national reputation for excellence and innovation

▪ Wonderful children who enjoy learning at our school

▪ Talented, supportive and innovative staff

▪ High quality opportunities to develop professionally through our high impact CPD programme

▪ Career progression through a high quality development programme

▪ Opportunities through the teaching school alliance

Further details about the role

For an application pack/to arrange a visit to the school please contact S Hinchliffe by email (s.hinchliffe@st-tc.co.uk) or telephone (0114 274 5597).

The CES application form must be completed as agreed by the Diocese of Hallam. Forms can also be found on the CES website http://www.catholiceducation.org.uk/index.php/schools/application-forms and should be marked for the attention of Mrs Louise Clements (Headteacher).

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

St Thomas of Canterbury Trust is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee and is part of the St Care Catholic multi Academy Trust, Hallam Pastoral Centre St Charles Street Sheffield S9 3WUThe Governors require a candidate who will:

▪ Fully support the Catholic ethos of the school

▪ Put the children’s needs before their own

▪ Be highly motivated and self-driven to continually improve

▪ Inspire our children every day

▪ Fully engage with professional development opportunities

▪ Be open to challenge in order to continue to develop your teaching

▪ Be prepared to give whatever it takes to ensure that all children achieve

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 Thomas of Canterbury School, a Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
228 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Situated in the South of Sheffield, St Thomas of Canterbury School is a Catholic Voluntary Academy with a popular pre-school and integrated resource. Our school community is made up of our wonderful children, their families, our parishes and our committed team of staff and we are committed to supporting our children to develop spiritually, morally, socially and academically. This is a unique opportunity to join a system-leading, Ofsted outstanding school at an exciting point on its journey. The governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated deputy headteacher to build on our many successes and to work with our new headteacher to lead our school towards achieving our vision.

Arranging a visit to St Thomas of Canterbury School, a Catholic Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.hinchliffe@st-tc.co.uk.

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