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  • Start date details

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade A1/B1, Scale Points 3-6 (Actual Salary £15,469 - £16,255 per annum )

Teaching Assistant job summary

The Governors are looking for a highly motivated and inspirational Teaching Assistant to join our Catholic primary school at St. Mary’s Horsforth Catholic Voluntary Academy. We are looking for someone who is able to motivate and inspire pupils in their learning and behaviour, to support a child on a 1:1 basis in the first instance in Key Stage 1.

Experience of working with children with SEMH needs or as a 1:1 support worker is desirable but not essential.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is warm, friendly, and empathetic
  • Has excellent English, maths and communication skills
  • Understands how individual children learn to ensure rapid progress
  • Is committed to high standards of attainment and behaviour
  • Works effectively as part of a skilled team including outside agencies
  • Someone who may want to develop skills necessary to enter into initial teacher training
  • Is a practising Catholic or supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school

What we can offer you:

  • A professional team of hardworking and supportive staff and senior leadership team
  • Well behaved, caring children
  • Strong and effective links with parents/carers and the local community
  • Excellent links with Horsforth Children Services
  • Support via the BWCAT learning mentor group
  • A well set up bank of resources to support workload
  • Employee discount scheme (offering cycle to work scheme, gym membership, money saving offers across hundreds of the UK’s favourite high-street and online retailers, home and electrical items)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (Education Support)
  • Generous pension contribution managed by the West Yorkshire Pension Fund
  • A supportive organisation with the commitment to professional development and wellbeing

Visits to St. Mary’s, Horsforth are warmly welcomed; please contact Helen Tye, Office Manager on 0113 258 4593 to make an appointment. Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Friday 14 June 2024 at 9am

Interviews: It is anticipated that interviews will take place shortly afterwards

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS enhanced disclosure certificate.
In line with KCSiE 2023, we will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any matters that are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with you at interview.

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.

This job post has expired.

About St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Horsforth

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
209 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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