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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Term time: 35 hours a week Monday to Friday 8am to 3.30pm Term Time Only plus 2 days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,151.49 full time equivalent £18,303.60 pro-rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • NVQ 4 in education/ childcare or equivalent (e.g. NNEB) or experience in relevant discipline
  • Evidence of further training/Development
  • First Aid qualification
  • Experience in a school environment relevant to the post
  • Experience of working as a teaching assistant
  • Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age
  • Experience of working with children with Special Needs
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning
  • Use of other technology equipment – PC, video, photocopier etc
  • Understanding of relevant polices/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • General understanding of national curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies
  • General knowledge of SEND procedures.
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Good numeracy/literacy skills
  • Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Committed to the principals of equality and diversity
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service

What the school offers its staff

We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic Teaching Assistants, who have high levels of initiative and are motivated to work in a busy secondary school environment. At St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy we look to inspire and develop all members of our community on a journey through faith and learning. We strive to achieve excellence and overcome challenges through mutual respect and consideration. Our workload charter sets the tone for what we stand for as a Trust and sets out our commitment in relation to staff workload and wellbeing. This supports our overall mission of creating: Better Schools, Better Communities and Better Futures in Christ.

St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy is part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust which is one of four Trusts in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. The Trust includes five Secondary and twenty-five Primary Schools across South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham. Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures. Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

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 Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1330 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Arranging a visit to St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy

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