Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Special Education Needs (SEN), Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £29,777.00 Annually (FTE) L2 £23,500-£24,702 per annum (£16,860-£17,723) pro rata, or L3 £26,873-29,777 (£19,280 -£21,364). Local Government Pension Scheme

Teaching Assistant job summary


Level 2/3, dependent on qualifications & experience

Required September 2024 -permanent contract

31 hours a week ( Monday to Friday term time only)

BAND C: £23,500-£24,702 per annum (£16,860-£17,723) pro rata, or

E: £26,873-29,777 (£19,280 -£21,364)

Primarily supporting SEND students, we are seeking an NVQ Level 2/3 qualified Teaching Assistant or equivalent.

Our extremely popular school is situated in leafy Compton Park, adjacent to the Wolves Academy training grounds, with its wonderful open fields and sports facilities.

Excellent behaviour and student progress for all are underpinned by our CARE values (Calm - Aspirational - Respectful - Engaged) upheld by all who work or study at St Edmund’s.

Our community is wonderfully diverse, engaging and energetic. “A good school with an excellent sixth form” (Ofsted Nov 2019) we are at the forefront of both in-class and remote e-learning with a mission to ensure our students are all productive, active citizens who will go on to do good in the world and make a difference. Our mission of “Love - Service - Forgiveness” underpins both formal teaching and the personal and spiritual development of our students.

You will:

  • Work under the direction and guidance of teaching / senior staff to support individual pupils with complex medical/learning needs and to support groups in their learning.

  • Work across the academy to deliver specific intervention programmes, for which training will be provided.

  • Assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources.

  • You may also be required to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers.

  • Ensure professional relationships with staff, parents, students and other professionals.

  • Contribute to the strong Catholic ethos of our Academies

Please refer to the job description for more details.

We can offer:

  • A proactive and innovative school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos

  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere

A comprehensive programme of induction and departmental support will be provided. The wellbeing and professional development of all staff at St Edmund’s is our priority.

As part of our strong commitment to safeguarding means this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 (KCSIE) online searches will be undertaken for prospective shortlisted candidates.

Prospective candidates are welcome to talk to Ms Stacey Roderick SENCO and you are most welcome to visit the academy via appointment. Please contact on 01902 558888.

For more information, please visit our website or telephone the St Francis and St Clare Catholic MAC recruitment line 01902 558709).

Completed applications can be returned to Mrs M. Cutter Senior HR Officer, at the company head office: via email to

Closing Date: noon, Tuesday 25th June 2024 (early applications are welcomed, suitable candidates may be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application and we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date in the event that the post is filled).

Interviews: w/c tbc

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 Edmund's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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