Teaching Assistant

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Fixed term for one year until 31 August 2020. Term time only

Salary Grade B1, Scale Point 4 - Actual Salary £12,395 - £12,896

Hours: 27.5 hours classroom based and 2.5 hours play/lunchtime support

Are you an outstanding individual looking to become part of a nationally recognised Teaching School, or a teaching assistant looking for a new challenge? We are looking for an inspirational and creative teaching assistant to become a member of our friendly and hardworking team.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who:

  • Is a practising Catholic or supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school

  • Is warm, friendly and empathetic

  • Has excellent English, maths and communication skills

  • Understands how individual children learn to ensure rapid progress

  • Is committed to high standards of attainment and behaviour

  • Works effectively as part of a skilled team including outside agencies

We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and flexible teaching assistant to work in the first instance in KS2.

 St Mary’s can offer you:

  •  A professional team of hardworking and supportive staff

  • Strong and effective links with parents / carers and the local community

  • A supportive and experienced senior leadership team

  • A hard working, supportive, committed team of governors

  • A dedicated and supportive staff

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For further details or to make an appointment please contact the school office on 0113 2584593 or by email at office@stmaryshorsforth.org Application packs are available to download in the General Information and Forms Section .  Please email your completed CES application to office@stmaryshorsforth.org addressed to the Head of School.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11 July 2019, 3pm

Interviews: Monday 15 July 2019

St. Mary’s is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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