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  • Start date details

    November 2023 or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 31 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,713.36 to £25,398.36

Additional allowances

Cover Supervision allowance is included in salary figure

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are recruiting for a Level 3 Teaching Assistant with Cover Supervision

Required for November 2023 (or as soon as possible)

31 hours per week, Grade Emmaus 5 SCP (7-11) with Cover Supervision allowance

Salary Range: £23,713.36 to £25,398.36 Full Time Equivalent (Pro rata - Term time only, 31 hours)

The Local Governing Body are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced, committed and highly motivated Teaching Assistant, who will work alongside colleagues to help shape the future of our school as it moves forward. The successful applicant will work initially in our year 6 class and will then have the opportunity to work across the school following this.

We are looking for someone who:

• Is a committed Catholic or committed to enhancing the Catholic life and mission of the school;

• Enjoys helping all children to learn through a range of activities, including those with barriers to their learning;

• Has a good level of literacy and numeracy skills;

• Is positive and flexible and has the ability to work as part of a team;

• Has experience or is confident to work with all ages within the primary phase;

• Works well under direction, but also shows initiative and can take ownership of tasks.

• Is capable of supervising whole classes or groups during the short-term absence of a teacher.

What the school offers its staff

St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School can offer:

• A warm, welcoming and friendly environment with a supportive team;

• Support, mentoring and CPD within school and across all other schools in Emmaus Catholic Multi Academy Company;

• A committed and supportive SLT, staff and Governing Body;

• A chance to work with happy children who are resilient and eager to learn;

• “Our school is led and managed well. Our school is a calm, safe place for our students to be.” Staff Survey

Further details about the role

Emmaus Catholic MAC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK. Effective from September 2022, KCSIE states as part of the shortlisting process, school and colleges should consider carrying out on-line searches, as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This is to determine suitability to work with children and keep them safe. All shortlisted candidates are now subject to an on-line check and if there is anything concerning, then the shortlisted candidate will be asked to comment on it either prior to interview or at interview.

A full application pack is available from our website.

All completed applications are to be sent to Mrs J Bate

Email: jbate@emmausmac.com

Phone: 01384 985005

Online: www.st-mary-bh.sch.life

We warmly welcome visits to our school. For specific questions about the role and/or to request a visit, please contact Mrs J Bate.

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 Mary's RC Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
198 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01384 985005

Arranging a visit to St Mary's RC Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jbate@emmausmac.com.

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