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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible or September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 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: 30 hours per week term time only plus 5 days

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months initially

Actual salary

£16,589 to £18,038 Plus SEN Allowance

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Our ideal candidate will be

  • An excellent teaching assistant who loves working with children with special educational needs and proactive in helping to inspire them to achieve high standards and realise their potential
  • A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards the ethos of the school and its school improvement activities
  • Someone who enjoys the challenge and can bring the vision, passion and drive to raise standards in all aspects of school life.
  • Be fully committed to working collaboratively with the wider school community
  • Able to contribute to the wider life of the school
  • Able to promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children
  • Whilst previous experience is desirable, excellent support skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and resilience are just as important. This role would suit candidates with skills such as graduates possibly looking for a career in teaching, customer facing industries, including retail, hospitability and leisure looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives. Educated to GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths you will be calm, engaging, and resilient, enjoy working as part of a team, and be genuinely motivated by helping every child to reach their potential

  • Responsibilities will include supporting students with a variety of needs to access the curriculum and raise their achievement; develop students study and organizational skills; a contribution to the delivery of differentiated curricula, enabling meaningful inclusion and access to learning for these students.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • An attractive working environment and supportive families
  • A committed, hardworking and supportive team and supportive colleagues
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes from the children in our school
  • Inclusion is a fundamental part of our provision for students with additional needs and when it comes to looking after our children we never settle for second best. We are looking for a teaching assistant who can work with individuals, build positive relationships with students to promote interaction and learning. At St Joseph’s we motivate and engage children to believe in themselves through matching care and the education to meet their needs. We believe that all young people can achieve beyond their expectations with support and guidance from professional, exciting and inspirational staff. We have high expectations of all our young people and our staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note: online searches may be done as part of due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates

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About St Joseph's RC High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1034 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01204 697456

Roman Catholic High School

School location

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