16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 35 hours per week on a term time only basis for 39 weeks a year

Contract type

Fixed term - 30/06/2026

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,873 - £29,777

What skills and experience we're looking for

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 4 at All Saints Catholic College[i], to provide support for pupils in the classroom who require help to overcome barriers to learning.

The main duties of the role:

  • To work with groups of children under the supervision of the teacher including the delivery of programmes of work and implementation of ILPs
  • Organise and manage appropriate learning environment and resources
  • Within an agreed scheme, of supervision, contribute to the whole planning cycle, including preparing challenging teaching and learning objectives to evaluate and adjust lessons/work plans as appropriate
  • Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs, including assessment

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

[i] 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.

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 other schools in this forward-thinking Catholic multi-academy trust at this exciting time in our development
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
  • Entry into the Local Government Pension Scheme which is one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of 18.5%
  • 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

o Eyecare Vouchers

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school and meet with a member of the school’s senior leadership team. Please contact Nicola Heywood, School Business Manager at: nheywood@allsaintscatholiccollege.com to make arrangements.

If you would like to apply for the position, application packs are available from the Trust’s website www.corpuschristitrust.co.uk/vacancies/. You should complete the CES Support Staff Application Form and return it by e-mail to recruitment@corpuschristitrust.co.uk. You will need to read the Application Form Notes, Privacy Notice, Job Description, Person Specification and Disclosure Form.

Corpus Christi Catholic Academy 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.

The 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, health checks, satisfactory online/social media checks, and appropriate overseas checks (where applicable) 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.

Applicants are advised that schools and colleges designated with a religious character in England and Wales are permitted by law to require certain posts to be filled by practising Catholics or individuals who hold a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies. Where it is not a requirement of the role to be a practising Catholic, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

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

Please note CVs and agency referrals will not be accepted.

Commitment to safeguarding

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, satisfactory online/social media checks and satisfactory overseas checks (where applicable) 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.

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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About All Saints Catholic College

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
774 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

All Saints Catholic College is a happy family of staff, pupils and parents working together to provide an excellent education to the young people of Tameside. We are a good school and our school is an excellent place for a child to be educated. Our motto is “Be Inspired. Be Excellent. Succeed” and at the core of our mission is a relentless drive to provide an outstanding Catholic education for every child who comes to our school.

Arranging a visit to All Saints Catholic College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nheywood@allsaintscatholiccollege.com.

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