2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (31 August 2022)
Salary
£19,698 - £20,903 per annum

Job summary

Grade/SCP: Band 3, SCP 6 – 9
Contract: Fixed term until 31 August 2022
Hours: 32.5 Hours per Week, 39 Weeks per Year
Salary: £19,698 - £20,903 Full Time Equivalent, Actual Salary £14,856.68 - £15,765.52
Location: St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy, Alvaston Street, Derby DE24 0PA

St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi- Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an experienced SEND teaching assistant to join our hardworking team.

You should have experience of working with children who have special educational needs and who require the mainstream setting and curriculum personalising in order for them to access it and be successful.

This is an exciting opportunity to join St John Fisher Catholic Academy where the Catholic faith is at the heart of all we do. The school is a small, inclusive and diverse community that strives to nurture each child as an individual fulfilling their potential and talents, emotionally, socially and academically with the support of parents and the parish.

Please note: this post is linked to a child with an ECHP. The duration of the contract will be linked to the named child.

How to apply
To apply go to our trust website www.srscmat.co.uk/Vacancies to complete and return the following documents and send to vacancies@srscmat.co.uk.

⦁ Support Staff Application Form
⦁ Consent to Obtain References form
⦁ Recruitment Monitoring Form

Closing Date: 2 November 2021
Interviews: TBC

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.
Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust


On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools.

Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first- class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?
•Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.

•Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.

•Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.

•Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to 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.

•Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

For more information about our Trust and our Academies, please visit www.srscmat.co.uk Follow us on twitter @srscmat
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Applying for the job

How to apply
To apply go to our trust website www.srscmat.co.uk/Vacancies to complete and return the following documents and send to vacancies@srscmat.co.uk.

⦁ Support Staff Application Form
⦁ Consent to Obtain References form
⦁ Recruitment Monitoring Form

Closing Date: 2 November 2021
Interviews: TBC

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
223 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
+443003690553

About St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy. Myself, and the staff, pupils and parents are proud and privileged to be part of our thriving school.

We are a small school situated in Alvaston, Derby. We have the capacity to educate 230 children and are part of St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust. St John Fisher is a diverse community where every child is valued as a gift from God and every child is welcomed.

The Catholic Faith remains at the heart of life here at St. John Fisher Catholic Academy. With God’s guidance and the support of parents and the parish community, we support our children to develop a personal knowledge of Jesus Christ and a deep understanding of the values and the practices of the Catholic Church through our Mission Statement and Mission Motto.

We provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment for all, having the highest aspirations for all and creating a culture of intellectual curiosity. We strive to nurture each child fulfilling their potential and talents, emotionally, socially and academically. In the last Ofsted Inspection in February 2018 we were classed as ‘Good’ and in our Diocesan Canonical Inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in June 2015.

We believe that parents are the most important educators of their children and work hard to encourage a positive relationship between home, school and the parish to provide a holistic education for your child.

If you would like to know more about our school, please get in touch either via email admin@djf.srscmat.co.uk or by telephoning 01332 572154.

Mrs Brett

Head Teacher

School location

Alvaston Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 0PA

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