9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    to be confirmed

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time, flexible, job share, term time: 32.5 hours per week - we are happy to consider job share and flexible working for the right candidates.

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£17,224 - £17,803 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The Trinity Catholic School have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant looking to join a warm and welcoming school.

    You will be supporting our students with learning needs, assisting in maintaining behaviour standards and keeping them on task. You will be working with the teachers by providing in-class, small group and 1-1 support to our children.

    We would encourage you to visit us before you apply! Visitors and staff working with our SEND department often praise the inclusive atmosphere and the friendly nature of the students and the staff. The department is situated in the Emmaus Centre, a small and safe space in between our two school sites.

    There will be opportunities to develop within the school and make a valued contribution to our children's learning. There are also additional opportunities to take on extra paid responsibilities. Although the role is advertised as full time, we are happy to consider job share and flexible working for the right candidates.

    This is a permanent role starting as soon as possible. You will be working for 32.5 hours per week, term time only.

    About us

    The Trinity Catholic School is a Secondary school and is located in Nottingham. We are an Ofsted-rated Good school.

    We are part ofOur Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, bringing together the 36 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Lincolnshire, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.

    You will:

    • Be caring and supportive and committed to achieving excellent results.
    • Support the Teachers to inspire and enthuse our students.
    • Be a positive role model who is committed to ensuring that all students reach their potential.
    • Promote the well-being of our student’s providing positive guidance and support.
    • Be able to inspire learning and progress by keeping students on task and setting high expectations.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

At the Trinity Catholic School, we offer:

  • A salary of £17,225 - £17,803 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.
  • Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.
  • 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.
  • Additional opportunities to take on extra paid responsibilities.
  • Consideration of job share and/or flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact the school office on 0115 929 6251.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed.

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 24 June 2024 at 9.00am


Further details about the role

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. Everyone is welcome - those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith. We ask that you 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.

The Trust actively supports Apprenticeships, with many Teaching Assistants (TAs) enhancing their skills in SEND through these programs.

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 The Trinity Catholic School A Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1172 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01159296251

The Trinity Catholic School serves the children and families of the City of Nottingham and its surrounding areas. Situated in Aspley on a split site in the East of the city, we work with the parishes of St Teresas of Lisieux in Aspley, St Augustine’s in St Anns, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in Bulwell and St Mary’s in Hyson Green. Renowned for consistently high academic outcomes, the school prides itself on excellent pastoral care and standards of behaviour whilst working to meet the school mission statement:

“This Catholic School will seek to educate the whole person, academically, morally, socially and spiritually through the example of Jesus Christ and the witness of committed capable teachers”.

Trinity has 1129 pupils including 230 in the Sixth Form. The school holds a number of awards including; Leading Edge Partnership School, Heathy Schools, International School Award, Arts Mark Gold, Sims Partner School, Sports Mark and Career Mark highlighting the breadth of quality within the school and areas of expertise. The school was inspected in October 2008 by OFSTED and judged to be Outstanding. On our last Diocesan Canonical Inspection we were judged as Outstanding (November 2014).

The school promotes involvement in a broad range of extra-curricular activities and celebrates the successes of our children and young people via the school website as well as in school. We promote opportunities both within and outside of the classroom to ensure that all children experience an excellent, rich and varied education to ensure that they are prepared for life after school in further education, employment or training.

Arranging a visit to The Trinity Catholic School A Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.hay@trinity.nottingham.sch.uk.

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