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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    11 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Contract attached to a named child whilst they are educated at St Catherine’s CE Primary School

Pay scale

TA Grade 3

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for


Job Title: Specialist Teaching Assistant

Salary Grade: TA 3 + SEN


It is essential that the postholder has:

  • The ability to use British Sign Language to communicate with a deaf child
  • The ability to use their own initiative in effective problem solving.
  • Confidence to present and model best practice using BSL to support the inclusion of the deaf child.
  • The ability to enable the independence of the deaf child and the development of their self-esteem.


It is essential that the post holder has:

  • iBSL or Signature level 2 in BSL.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the newly appointed person a supportive working environment, with a team of colleagues who support each other and the school in many ways. We all appreciate our positive and caring working atmosphere, where great relationships are at the heart of all we do and who we are.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding Statement: The Governing Body at St Catherine’s CE (VC) Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Headteachers must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the Guidance and Regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
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About St Catherine's CofE (VC) Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
417 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01562 823614

We are a high performing school, with good results and many, great things to celebrate. We are also a school where the relationships which exist between all school stakeholders are key to its success. When talented people work together and support each other, great things are sure to happen, and they do! We work hard, and continually look for ways to take our school forward and improve outcomes for children. If you have a passion for teaching and learning and working with children this might just be the right place for you! You will be working alongside some talented teachers who have much to offer and who are also open to learning new things from others.

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