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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week for 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31 August 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,893.00 - £25,119.00

Pay scale

Band 3, SCP 6 - 9

What skills and experience we're looking for

SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Type- Fixed Term, Full time

Salary- Band 3, SCP 6 - 9 - £23,893.00 - £25,119.00 (FTE) Per Annum

Actual Salary- £18,101.37 - £19,030.19 (Pro Rata) Per Annum

Hours- 32.5 hours per week for 39 weeks per year

A position has arisen for a kind, caring and empathetic individual to support a young child, currently in Reception. They have recently been granted an EHCP. We are looking for an an individual to support them with their education for their time with us at St John Fisher.

The young person is now starting to access more hours in school and with the right individual, will access school full time.Some phrases from the EHCP are as follows:

  • has difficulties with his listening in the context of his hearing loss,
  • will sometimes pace up and down the room and needs a high level of adult support to access activities that he enjoys,
  • play skills are restricted and repetitive,
  • has significant difficulties with his social communication skills,
  • explores self-chosen activities independently
  • loves to play with toy cars and trains
  • happily plays alongside other children

If you think this position is for you, or you would like to know more, please phone school (01332 572154) to arrange a visit and a chat with the SENDCo.

You will be responsible for:

  • Working with teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • Promoting a named pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
  • Giving support to a named pupil, individually or in groups, so they can access the full curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement

What are we looking for?

If you are an enthusiastic and supportive Teaching Assistant who is committed to getting the best outcomes for pupils then we want to hear from you. The successful candidate will be able to build effective working relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues and will adapt their approach to meet the needs of all pupils. The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Please note that the closing date may be brought forward depending upon interest.

What the school offers its staff

Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools. Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first-class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?

To find out why you should come and join our team, click on the link to our ‘Why work with us?’ brochure.

A summary of our fantastic benefits are as follows:

  • Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression- with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
  • Professional assistance- you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
  • Pension- automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to 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.
  • Terms and Conditions- we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

For more information about our Trust and our Academies, please visitwww.srscmat.co.uk

Follow us on twitter @srscmat

Connect with us on linkedin


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 John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
195 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01332 572154

Arranging a visit to St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

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

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