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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 July 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

Full time, term time: 28.75 Hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Band 1, Step 1

What skills and experience we're looking for


 Attend to the pupils’ personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters

 Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning

 Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs

 Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

 Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

 Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate


 Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils work

 Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed

 Undertake pupil record keeping as requested

 Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate

 Gather/report information from/to parents/carers as directed

 Provide clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money etc. Purpose of Job Main Responsibilities 2


 Support pupils to understand instructions

 Supporting pupils in undertaking literacy and numeracy tasks as directed by the teacher

 Supporting pupils in using basic ICT as directed

 Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use


 Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

 Be aware of confidential issues linked to home/pupil/teacher/school/work and to keep confidences as appropriate

 Be aware of and support diversity and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

 Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

 Appreciate and support the role of other professionals

 Attend relevant meetings as required

 Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

 Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school

 Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required Undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, as required to ensure the efficient and effective running of the School.

EQUALITIES Ensure implementation and promotion in employment and service delivery of the Council’s equal opportunities policies and statutory responsibilities.

CHILDREN’S STANDARD To ensure the best outcomes for Westminster's children, employers in the City Council area have produced a "Westminster Standard" for all members of the children's workforce. This Standard will ensure that all staff working with our children are: "representative of the Westminster community, flexible, competent and confident, ready to listen to children and their carers, work in partnership with users and colleagues, and committed to safeguarding and providing the best possible service for children, as well as promoting their health and wellbeing"

What the school offers its staff


Teaching Assistant Hours: 28.75 hours per week Band 1 Step 1 - Term time only

Required for September 2024

The Governors of this successful school, which has a very caring ethos, invite applications from an enthusiastic person to work as a teaching assistant.

The successful candidate will be:

 committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of the school

 reliable, flexible and able to work as part of a team

 an effective communicator with a positive attitude and high standards of numeracy and literacy

 enthusiastic about working and playing with children

The school offers the opportunity to:

 work in close partnership with a dedicated and supportive staff and Governing body

 develop your career in a beautiful school with excellent facilities and positive links with parents and the vibrant local community

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Application forms and further details are available from the school website www.stvincentsprimary.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 15th July 2024 at midday

Interviews: Wednesday 17th July 2024

We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau)

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau).

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About St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

The Governors of this outstanding school, which has a very caring ethos, invite applications from enthusiastic teachers to join a professional, dedicated, hardworking and supportive team.

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