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  • Start date details

    March 2024

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Actual salary

£10,860.00 - £11,418.00 Per Annum

Pay scale

Band 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have experience of working with young people in Key Stage 2?

We have an exciting opportunity for a KS2 Teaching Assistant at St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy in Nottingham. Our KS2 Teaching Assistant will have a talent for engaging children to support the learning of our Year 6 students as they prepare for their SAT’s.

You will:

  • Work with the class teacher in delivering engaging and effective lessons tailored to the needs of KS2 students.
  • Support individual students or small groups in their academic and personal development.
  • Help create and maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning.
  • Assist with classroom management and behaviour support.
  • Collaborate with teachers to plan and implement differentiated activities to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Contribute to the assessment and monitoring of student progress.
  • Assist with administrative tasks and classroom preparations as required.

This is a part-time role covering a maternity leave and is available for up to 1 year. You will be working for 19.5 hours per week over 3 days on a term time only basis.

What the school offers its staff

About us

St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy is a Primary school and is in Bestwood, Nottingham. We are an Ofsted-rated 'good' school. We strive to be a place where children are happy and enjoy their learning, and we are committed to developing the talents and skills of every child to achieve their best.

We are part of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, bringing together the 36 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Lincolnshire, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire

Why work for us?

At St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Voluntary Academy we offer:

  • A salary of £10,860 - £11,418 per annum (OLOL Band 3, points 6 - 9).
  • Wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best.
  • A team of talented and highly committed staff in a supportive working environment.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
  • Access to first-class CPD opportunities with a specialist support staff CPD programme.
  • Professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme– emotional, financial and legal support to both you and your family by a team of qualified professionals.
  • Health and wellbeing delivered through our occupational health provider.
  • Staff discounts and a salary sacrifice scheme that includes a Cycle-to-work scheme.

How to Apply:

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact the school office on 0115 915 0296. Visits to our school are warmly welcomed.

Please complete the online application form located on our vacancies page: Vacancies - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust (ololcatholicmat.co.uk)

Closing Date: Monday 11 March 2024 at 9.00am

Further details about the role

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks including online searches are required for successful applicants.

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential.

We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

Follow us on Twitter: @OLOLCatholicMAT

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Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
228 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0115 9150296

At St Margaret Clitherow, ‘Love one another, as I have loved you’ underpins everything that we do, plan to do and expect from our children and staff.

We are a multi-cultural, multi-lingual, diverse school that promotes cohesion, tolerance and respect for all people at all times.

We are a Catholic school, but we welcome and embrace children and staff of different faiths or no faith.

We work tirelessly to ensure our children can go forward as respectful, tolerant young people who can contribute positively to the world in which they will live, grow and participate in.

We believe that every one of our children, made in God’s image and likeness, is valued as unique with extraordinary gifts and talents which we aim to discover and develop through an effective partnership between home, school and Church.

We are all incredibly proud of our school and it is a very special place to be. A vibrant place where minds and hearts are nurtured and a place where lifetime friendships are made. It is a place where children are at the heart of every decision we make and are loved for who they are

Arranging a visit to St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk.

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