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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: Mon-Fri – Term time - 8:30-3:30pm with a half hour lunch time duty

Contract type


Pay scale

Band 3 – (FTE £22,737-£23,130)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • Values the importance of forming positive relationships with children, other staff, professionals and parents.
  • Can support the class in creating a safe and secure environment for all children to learn.
  • Is able to think creatively about how to help children overcome barriers to learning, and access the curriculum.
  • Is confident to work individually where needed, and be flexible.
  • Can work as part of a team, working alongside the class teacher to share responsibility for the progress of identified pupils.
  • Can support children through interventions and groups as directed by the class teacher, adapting the learning as needed and reporting back the progress made.
  • Is happy to support the school's Catholic ethos and have a commitment to the school's mission statement.

If you have the above skills, and enthusiasm and passion to see all children succeed, then we are looking forward to hearing from you. In return, we can offer you an extremely friendly school with support from our dedicated staff and above all our wonderful children

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • a learning community with commitment to providing high educational standards
  • enthusiastic and happy children who are keen and eager to learn
  • the opportunity to make a significant difference
  • a supportive and caring team of staff
  • support for on-going professional development

Commitment to safeguarding

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School and Portsmouth City Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks

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About St Paul's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
288 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Primary School

Arranging a visit to St Paul's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vanessa_sharman@st-pauls.portsmouth.sch.uk.

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