2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    2 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
12 hours per week, 9 am - 1pm three days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) Term time only
Contract type
Fixed term (31.08.2022)
18,328 - 19,698

Job summary

Temporary SEN Primary Teaching Assistant (Nursery)
The Governors of this Outstanding Catholic Primary School (Ofsted) wish to appoint an experienced SEN teaching assistant to work part time with a child who requires adapted and bespoke provision and full time 1-1 support in our nursery.

Ofsted stated that:
‘Pupils’ thoroughly enjoy school’
‘Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding both in and around school and they treat each other and adults with respect’
‘Pupils’ achievement is outstanding’
‘Teaching is outstanding’

We are looking for a committed teaching assistant who:
• Will be fully committed to safeguarding the children in our care
• Will adhere to our rigorous safeguarding and child protection policy and procedure
• Has experience working with children with multiple learning, communication and sensory needs
• Has experience of delivering speech and language support Knowledge of Makaton would be an advantage
• Has a good grasp of the National Curriculum and the ability to adapt provision in a creative way to personalise learning
• Has high expectations of their pupils and encourages them to succeed
• Is caring, patient, empathetic and resilient
• Is a team player with the ability to fit in with the running of the school and classroom in order to maintain a happy professional environment

In return, we can offer the successful candidate the opportunity:
• To work in a safe, happy, warm, welcoming school
• To work with children who really want to learn
• To observe, learn and contribute to outstanding practice
• To work with a highly reflective and genuinely supportive team
• To become part of our Catholic School Community
• To receive CPD which matches experience and aspiration

There is also an additional role available in our school that can work alongside this role in our breakfast, afterschool and wrap around provision. Please visit our website for details.

Applying for the job

Please complete the attached application form and forward it to office@stjosephswetherby.com. If you would like to arrange to view our school or for more information please either call on 01937 582163 or email office@stjosephswetherby.com

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
230 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01937 582163

About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Wetherby

St Joseph’s is a vibrant outstanding Catholic school where each child is a valued and committed member of our Christian community. Each child brings a unique contribution to our school and we work hard to ensure they have the best possible start in life. Our children are at the heart of every decision we make and we are fully committed to meeting the needs of each and every child in order for them to achieve their full potential.

Central to this is the guidance we draw from our school ethos where Christian values are experienced through our daily lives and relationships, through prayer, worship and celebration. As a Catholic school, our fundamental mission is to live by the Gospel values of love, peace, hope and faith.

We are proud of our creative curriculum which provides a rich and exciting stimulus, where high quality opportunities take into account the interests and experiences of our children. Through personalised learning within a safe and happy environment, each child can develop their skills and celebrate their talents.

Our children work hard and we are delighted with their academic achievements. We also pride ourselves in developing the whole child. We work together to allow children to develop themselves socially, morally and spiritually and to celebrate their unique and individual qualities.

Our website aims to give you a taster of what St Joseph’s is all about along with useful and important information. Our class pages are updated regularly.

Thank you.

Louise Milivojevic

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Wetherby

Please call school on 01937 582163 or email office@stjosephswetherby.com to request a visit.

School location

Barley Fields Road, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 6PR

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