2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 26.66 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Band 2, Scale point 3-5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have experience of working with young people aged 3 – 11Are 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.

Your role will support the work of our teachers. The role will vary from day to day and will include working in 1:1 situations, covering small groups and providing general classroom support.

Working with children who have varying needs, from SEN needs to behavioural and emotional needs, you will encourage the acceptance and inclusion of all children and assist with their personal care. It will involve using assessment tools to identify areas of need and working closely with the SENCo in planning and delivering interventions according to those needs.

There will be opportunities to develop within the school and make a valued contribution to our children's learning.

This is a permanent role starting from September 2024 You will be working for 26.66 hours per week, term time only.

About us

St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy is a Primary school and is located in Scunthorpe.

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.

What the school offers its staff

You will:

  • Be caring and supportive.
  • Be committed to achieving excellent results.
  • Support the Teachers to inspire and enthuse our students.
  • Promote the well-being of our student’s providing guidance and support
  • Be able to inspire learning and progress.

Why work for us?

At St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy we offer:

  • A salary of£14,130 - £14,604 per annum (OLOL Band 2).
  • 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 01724 842382. 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)

Closing Date: Monday 17 June 2024 at 9.00am

Interview Date: Thursday 20 June 2024

‘Previous applicants need not apply’

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.

You do not need to be a catholic to work for our Trust and 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.

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 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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About St. Bernadette's Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
324 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01522527500

Arranging a visit to St. Bernadette's Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@OLOLCATHOLICMAT.co.uk.

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