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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours a week

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £20,258 and £21,968

Pay scale

NJC1 to NJC6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Relevant experience and a strong commitment to working with children who need support so they reach their potential
  • Patience and understanding
  • A calm, positive and confident manner
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Lots of initiative
  • The ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • A firm commitment to follow school policies and practice
  • Ideally, experience of working with children with special education need

What the school offers its staff

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic team
  • A strong Catholic ethos recognised as ‘Outstanding’ S48 RE Inspection November 2017
  • A school that is recognised again as ‘Good’ by Ofsted February 2020 Inspection
  • An aspirational school that is striving to be outstanding
  • Well motivated, well behaved and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn
  • A hard working and committed staff team
  • Good relationships with parents, parish and wider community
  • A committed and supportive Academy Council
  • A commitment to your continued professional development

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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About Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
198 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Sacred Heart provides a welcoming and engaging environment where children feel happy, confident, and excited to learn, an outstanding and distinctive Catholic education with Christ at the heart of our community, and superb facilities including fabulous outdoor learning and play spaces, green playing fields, library, light and spacious classrooms. We have high aspirations for all to be the best versions of themselves and fulfil their potential. Our curriculum stretches, challenges and interests pupils, providing them with the skills and knowledge needed to make a valuable contribution to the society in which we live. We foster a commitment to lifelong learning that involves enjoyment, hard work and fun.

We have signed up to the education staff wellbeing charter as part of our commitment to protect, promote and enhance the wellbeing of our staff:


We are a strong, committed, hardworking and dynamic team. If you are someone who is highly motivated and energetic with high aspirations for all learners, we encourage you to apply to work with us.

Arranging a visit to Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email d.hubbard@sacredheartleeds.org.uk.

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