Teaching Assistant

Painsley Catholic College, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST10 1LH

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  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

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Grade 2, spinal point 2 , Salary of £18,516, paid per annum pro rata, in 12 monthly instalments

Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant

We are delighted to advertise an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic full-time Teaching Assistant at our highly successful College, due to increasing SEND needs. The post, for 37 hours per week, is termtime only. The successful candidate will be joining a well-established Special Educational Needs Department and will receive full support from this strong team. Relevant experience and/or a sound academic background are essential. Applications from males and females welcomed.

About the role:
• Grade 2, spinal point 2
• Salary of £18,516, paid per annum pro rata, in 12 monthly instalments
• 37 hours per week, term-time only, plus six inset days
• Full time but part-time hours will be considered
• Relevant experience and Grade C/4 in Maths and English essential.
• Any First Aid or medical experience welcomed
• Applications from all faiths, and none, are equally welcome.

Closing date: 9.00 Wednesday 29th June 2022.

Why Painsley?
• Painsley is a thriving and over-subscribed 11-18 Catholic College with 1360 students on roll
• We have outstanding 2021 GCSE results, 92% of students achieved the standard pass in English and 90% in Maths.
• We are part of a highly successful Multi-Academy
• We are a Specialist Science College, Teaching School Hub,
Behaviour Hub and Maths Hub. We are one of the first centres for the new T Level qualifications at KS5.
• We are located in the market town of Cheadle in a semi-rural setting
• We are a Christian community with a caring, secure and disciplined environment.

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent’s official number one state secondary school (Real Schools Guide 2018).

Informal enquiries and further details from HR@painsley.staffs.sch.uk. The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which requires you to disclose all criminal convictions. Further details from www.gov.uk/dbs. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The College supports a Safer Recruitment policy.

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About Painsley Catholic College

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1365 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

I am privileged and honoured to welcome you to Painsley Catholic College. At Painsley we live the mission statement of our school: ‘In our College we value and respect every person as a child of God, as we grow together in faith, knowledge, understanding and love to serve the community.’ Our mission is summarised in the motto ‘Know Yourself’. As part of this process, we guide and encourage all student to achieve academic excellence and ensure their God-given gifts and talents flourish through a rich tapestry of extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities.

Painsley Catholic College is first and foremost a Catholic school and our vocation is to guide all those entrusted to us to a life rooted in the Gospel values and to recognise all as children of God, made in his image and likeness. Education is a unique opportunity to create beauty and truth in all those we encounter and a foundation to enable our students to work in the world and prepare for their future vocations.

All of our staff are committed to the pursuit of excellence with high expectations in a caring and supported learning environment. We have a proven record of success. We are committed to build on past success, to strengthen the values and achievements of the present and to embrace the challenges of the future. We pride ourselves in being at the forefront of developments, and as such, have been recognised as a National Teaching School, Maths Hub and indeed a World-Class School. The Painsley Multi-Academy Company provides a unique opportunity to enhance and develop Painsley as an outstanding Catholic school.

We welcome students to Painsley and in return we expect our student to have high expectations and personal standard and embrace any opportunity that comes their way. As we journey together through these most important years of formation we ask for parents’ support in the mission, values and ethos of Painsley Catholic College. We look forward to welcoming you. In the words of Pope Francis ‘Educating is an act of love, it is life-giving’. We are truly blessed in being entrusted with this vocation.

We are happy to show parents around out College at any time and will be delighted to speak to you. Please do not hesitate to contact us to make an appointment or to seek further information.

Mrs R A Waugh, BA (Hons), PGCE

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