22 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    3 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months or the return of the substantive postholder from Maternity Leave

Pay scale

Grade 5 scp. 7-11

What skills and experience we're looking for

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 3 SAN at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School[i] to provide support for pupils who require help to overcome barriers to learning.

The role:

Under the guidance of a teacher, manage specialist support in a specific area of the curriculum and take a lead role in addressing the needs of students who require help to overcome barriers to learning

Deliver learning programmes and support individual students, small groups (and whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers)

To work with groups of students under the supervision of the teacher including the delivery of programmes of work and the implementation of ILPs

Use specialist (curricular learning) skills/training/experience to support students

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong moral and ethical principles and values
  • Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations
  • Be someone who is enthusiastic and motivated to challenge, inspire and motivate our students.
  • Be open to new ideas, committed to working as part of a team and of course have a good sense of humour.
  • Act with the utmost integrity at all time

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An opportunity to work within a welcoming and enthusiastic environment with wonderful children, supportive staff, governors and parents
  • Close links and group support from three other schools in this forward thinking Catholic multi-academy trust in this exciting time in our development
  • Entry into the Local Government Pension Scheme which is one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of 18.5%
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
  • A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to a library of on-line training courses and fully accredited qualifications and opportunities to access other relevant paid training.
  • A range of employee benefits which support your well-being that includes:

o A confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is extended to members of your family

o A Health Cash Plan which is paid for by the Trust and gives access to a range of benefits which include covering the costs towards optical, dental, alternative therapy treatments, health screening and discounted gym memberships and a large range of retail discounts. Some benefits are also available to family members

o Flu vaccination clinics

Eyecare Vouchers

Further details about the role

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, religion, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, sex and sexual orientation.

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be subject to enhanced DBS and barred list checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The applicant will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

It is not a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

CVs and agency referrals will not be accepted

[1] Please note that whilst the successful candidate will be appointed to a particular school within the Trust, the Trust reserves the right to deploy staff at any of its schools depending on need, where agreement is reached with all parties.

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@corpuschristitrust.co.uk

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Upload additional documents

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

About Saint Paul's Catholic High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
911 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 499 0000

Arranging a visit to Saint Paul's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headspa@st-paulshigh.net.

School location

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