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  • Start date details

    Summer Term

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31.08.24

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £22737 - £23893.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support an children with specific needs within the classroom and in the playground. Due to the nature of the children’s needs, some physical assistance will be needed to meet the child’s daily needs, full training will be given.

The successful candidate will need to:

• Appreciate the impact of complex needs on a children’s well-being and learning

• Be able to follow direction but also use their initiative

• Be an enthusiastic, well organised and committed member of staff

• Have a calm patient manner

• Have good personal organisation and be flexible and positive in their approach with strong interpersonal skills.

• Foster positive relationships with all members of the school community.

Experience of working with a child with SEN needs would be an advantage, however full training will be given.

What the school offers its staff

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary is a successful primary school located in Parkstone, Poole. Our recent OfSTED inspection recognised that we are a caring, inclusive and improving school.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Poole

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
382 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01202 741932

School location

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