10 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 27.5 hours per week or 31 hours 15 minutes per week. Part time We would also consider hours of work 9am/9.30am start with a 3pm/3.30pm finish (depending on the candidate)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary

£14,682.35 (27 hours 05 mins) £16,943.26 (31 hours 15 mins)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be caring and enthusiastic and will have a genuine commitment to supporting the academic progress of pupils aged 11-16. The candidate will be part of the Learning Support Department and will work with pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities and also with VI (Visually Impaired) students. The candidate must be educated to at least GCSE level. The successful candidate will also be required to undertake administrative duties as directed by the SENCO.

The role is term time only.

What the school offers its staff

Our aim is to encourage spiritual development and understanding of the faith, create an atmosphere of order, discipline and respect, enabling every pupil to achieve their true potential.

Maintaining standards of excellence in teaching and learning and build a family which cares for all its members where understanding, mutual trust and friendship are fostered.

Commitment to safeguarding

In line with Safer Recruitment guidance, we DO NOT accept CV’s.

The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of appointment

As part of our Safer Recruitment guidance social media profiles will be checked upon appointment.

As we are unable to offer a sponsorship, we can only accept applications from candidates that already have the right to work in the UK.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@saintedmunds.org.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
Download an application form - 145 KB

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About St Edmund's Catholic School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1150 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02392 892585

St Edmund’s is a popular Voluntary Aided secondary school in the heart of Portsmouth and serves a wide area. It is an Outstanding school (Ofsted 2016 and 2022) serving a diverse population.

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