Teaching Assistant

St John Evangelist RC Primary School, London, N1 8BL

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£23,838 - £24,705 per annum pro rata (depending on experience)

Actual salary

£19,103 - £20,149 per annum (calculated for term time weeks)

Teaching Assistant job summary

Grade Range: Level 1/Scale 3, Spine point 3 - 7
Salary Range: £23,838 per annum - £24,705 per annum pro rata (depending on experience)
Actual Salary: £19,103 - £20,149 per annum (calculated for term time weeks)
Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Contractual status: Permanent

The Governors wish to appoint a highly efficient, flexible, friendly and reliable Teaching Assistant to join our school for the remainder of the academic year. As a Teaching Assistant you will be part of the school team. You will be supporting the class teacher to deliver effective lessons which raise pupil attainment. You will work with groups of children and 1:1 where necessary, encouraging independent learning as well as organising creative and educational activities. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to contribute towards developing our successful school.

We are looking for someone who:
• Will uphold and nurture the Catholic ethos of the School
• Has a mathematics and English qualification equivalent to a GCSE pass and is able to support pupils in KS2
• Is IT literate
• Has a positive and caring approach with previous experience of supporting children in a primary school or nursery setting
• Is enthusiastic, organised and can use their own initiative
• Can work collaboratively in an effective team
• Can form excellent working relationships with children, parents and other members of staff
• Has experience of working with children with special educational needs
• Has high expectations of the children's learning and behaviour
• Has a commitment to their own professional development
• Has a strong commitment to raising standards across the school
• Can communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Is committed to Equal Opportunities

Please apply by completing the application form which can be requested from the Headteacher. If you need any assistance please email the office at office@stjohnevangelist.islington.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 27th June 2022

Interviews held: Week beginning 4th July 2022

St John Evangelist Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Westminster Diocesan Policy on Equal Opportunities will apply.

Applying for the job

Please apply by completing the application form which can be requested from the Headteacher. If you need any assistance please email the office at office@stjohnevangelist.islington.sch.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About St John Evangelist RC Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
292 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
020 7226 1314

The school is situated in the heart of Angel, Islington and is privileged to serve our local community and provide education for our children from 3 to 11 years old. The Catholic life of the school and Religious Education underpin everything we do. We nurture a sense of belonging and social responsibility not only to the school and parish but also to the wider community.

Our Mission Statement
‘To love, to learn with God in our hearts’ inspires all members of our school community to always strive to do their best to develop our skills and talents for the glory of God and for the service of all our brothers and sisters.

Our Vision
St John Evangelist Catholic Primary School is a school built on the Catholic faith. Our children are taught to nurture faith, as family and community-minded individuals, who value and care for each other and our environment. We ensure that every child reaches their full potential, growing with confidence and resilience into citizens who contribute positively to the wider community. We will achieve this by delivering a broad, relevant and enriched curriculum that fosters high standards for all children’s academic success and ensures they are ready for the next phase of their education.

Our Values
We love and respect God and one another

We follow in Jesus’ footsteps by being examples of our faith in the community

We take responsibility for our actions and have high expectations of ourselves

We are called to serve everyone, especially those in need

We are caretakers of the Earth

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and gain an insight into the many wonderful things our school is involved in and hope that you are encouraged to become a part of this very special community.

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