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St Paulinus Primary Catholic Voluntary Academy




Teaching Assistant- Starting January 7th 2018

Temporary until 31.08.2018

Salary: B+ (SCP 11 – 13) Actual Salary £6957 - £7114 per annum

17.5 hours per week, term time only, 9am -12.30pm each day

Temporary until 31.8.2019.

The Governors of the school would like to appoint a highly motivated and creative Teaching Assistant join our successful school team in this high achieving school.

We are looking for a new member to join our happy Foundation Stage team. The successful candidate will be joining our school at an exciting time as we move the school to ‘outstanding’ following our ‘Good’ Ofsted and Section 48 inspections.

St Paulinus has outstanding facilities on a site integrated with the new church. We are committed to a high degree of corporate working with staff, Governors, pupils, parents, parish and wider community all contributing to the life of our school. The school ethos is welcoming and shares the Gospel values of ‘Love for one Another’ and ‘to be the best person you can be’.

We are looking for a Teacher Assistant who:

  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • Is able to work on his/her own initiative as well as within the team;
  • Can be flexible in their approach to work;
  • Has the ethos and philosophy to build good relationships with children, parents and Governors ;
  • Has experience in Early Years Foundation Stage and Special Educational Needs, preferably;
  • Holds the relevant NVQ qualification (or equivalent).

We can offer:

  • A welcoming community with a strong Catholic ethos;
  • Children who respect, care and value one another;
  • Children who are polite, well behaved and enthusiastic learners;
  • A dedicated and enthusiastic staff team;
  • Supportive parents and governors;
  • Opportunities for Continued Professional Development.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant employment checks. St Paulinus Catholic Primary School is part of the Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19th December at 4pm. Shortlisting will take place on 20th December and interviews will be held on Friday 21st December.

Please contact our School Business Manager, Mrs L Green on 01287 637978 for further details.

Completed CES application forms should be returned to the Head Teacher, Mr S Geaves. Only applications on the Catholic Education Service application form will be accepted. Please read the guidance notes for applicants.

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