TEACHING ASSISTANT St Leonard’s Catholic Primary School

Closing Date: 17 Jan 2022 (Vacancy Closed)

Salary: Band D (SCP 5-6) £19,312 -£19,698 pa pro rata (actual salary £16,322 - £16,648)

St Leonard’s Catholic Primary School is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant from January 2022 to:

  • Support and assist teaching and learning as part of a professional team
  • Contribute to raising standards of pupils’ achievement
  • Undertake a range of learning activities under the professional direction and supervision of qualified teachers and/or senior colleagues, in line with the school’s policies and procedures

The position will require someone who is able to manage behaviour effectively and actively contribute to planning and promote progress; someone who is flexible and adaptable to the demands of the teaching assistant role and has good organisation and communications skills. Candidates must be able to work as part of a team and have excellent written and verbal skills. The successful candidate will be committed to the values and ethos of our Catholic school and will join our team of dedicated, hardworking TA’s who all strive for high standards for all of our children.

“The school continues to be good.  Pupils are thriving and this is a very happy and truly inclusive school.  Classrooms are vibrant learning environments.  Strong and highly respectful relationships exist between staff and pupils and pupils and their peers.” Ofsted June 2019

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures.  Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

Salary: Band D (SCP 5-6) £19,312 -£19,698 pa pro rata (actual salary £16,322 – £16,648)

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: 37 hours per week, Term Time only plus 5 days. Fixed term until 31/08/2022

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to office@stleonardsprimary.org.uk by 12pm on 17th January. Emailed applications are required and CV’s will not be accepted.  For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Antonia Rose on office@stleonardsprimary.org.uk

Interviews will be held on 20th January .

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks

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