Teaching Assistant (15 hours per week)

St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 9BZ

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    24 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 Academic Year)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£18,887 to £19,650 (FTE)

Actual salary


Teaching Assistant (15 hours per week) job summary

TEACHING ASSISTANT 15 hours per week

Band: 1/2

Hours: 15 per week (39 weeks per year)

Salary: £6,381-£6,840 Actual Salary (FTE £18,888-£19,650)

Closing Date: 29th June 2022 at 9.00am

Interview Date: 1 July 2022

Start Date: 24 August 2022

This is a Temporary post for one academic year


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong candidate to support teaching and learning at St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible, and resourceful individual able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities. You will be flexible, reliable and positive and be a good communicator working with parents, teachers and professionals for the good of the child. You must be enthusiastic and creative, be able to inspire pupils to achieve and be an outstanding team player that is willing to undertake necessary training and be able to show initiative, but also be able to seek or listen to advice.


Working with class teachers to set up exciting and innovative lessons
Working on whole class, or 1-2-1 basis with children
Supporting assessment and evidence learning
Supporting children to learn both inside and outside the classroom
Supporting children at lunchtime
Accompanying groups on trips
Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability

Term time hours
The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school
Pension Scheme, Nationally agreed Terms and Conditions, Medicash and Electric Car Scheme
Good opportunities for personal and career development

GCSE English and Maths at Level 4 or above (or equivalent)
Previous childcare experience
A proven ability to work on their own initiative
Excellent communication skills and the ability to positively relate to children and adults
The ability to use the relevant technology/equipment
A can-do attitude
A commitment to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem, and progress of everyone at the school
To apply for the position, please complete the online application form available on our website

Closing Date for applications is 0900am on 29th June 2022. Interviews will be held on 1st July 2022 . Visits to the school are welcome and you can arrange to visit by telephoning the school office.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.

Applying for the job

Via the Trust website vacancies page

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Supporting documents

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About St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
196 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email

St. Joseph's is an inclusive community in which all pupils are treated as individuals and are respected.

If you are considering St. Joseph's as a school for your child do not hesitate to contact the school office and make an appointment to see the school at work. You will be made to feel very welcome.

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