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Teaching Assistant (21/036) - St Therese of Lisieux Catholic Multi Academy Trust

Closing date for applications: 06/12/2021 9:00 am
Salary: CMAT Salary Band 2 - £18,562- £19,312 (Actual Pro-Rata Salary £10,769 - £11,204)
Contract: Permanent
Sites: Based at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School, Sleaford

Job description:

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary school is a small school, located in the town of Sleaford. We promote and cherish our ‘family’ character so can confidently state our school is a happy and caring place to be.

We are seeking to find an experienced class Teaching Assistant (with appropriate skills, knowledge, talent and ambition) to join our friendly team. You will be a team player, able to work under teacher direction or motivated to be self-directed so that you can make every minute count for the children we serve. Experience of delivering Read Write Inc. phonics group teaching and early reading support would be advantageous.

The successful applicant will:

– Have experience of working with primary aged children as a Teaching Assistant or Teacher.
– Be resilient, have a calm, patient approach and positive attitude.
– Be able to adapt plans and use IT to support children’s learning.
– Be a team player and communicate effectively with staff and parents.
– Be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children, helping them to reach their full potential.

The working pattern will be: The hours will be divided over five days.

If you would like to experience the ethos and atmosphere of our wonderful school, we would warmly welcome your visit should you wish to do so, prior to applying. Please contact the school office on 01529 304373 or [email protected] to arrange an appointment.

In return we can offer:

  • A pleasant working environment with like-minded dedicated and supportive colleagues
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to professional development
  • Opportunities for CPD

You do not need to be a practising Catholic but must be committed to working within a Christian ethos. You will join a school with a clear vision to unlock the potential of all of our students through our Catholic Virtues. All our staff uphold the core virtues and Catholic ethos of the school, regardless of religious denomination, as we work as a community for our children in order to help them to become fully rounded people who achieve excellent academic results.

If you are interested in applying for the post, application packs are available below.

Applications must be submitted by 6th December 2021 by 9am

Interviews will take place on 13th December 2021

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers.

CV’s will not be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS Disclosure check, prior to employment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from as diverse a group as possible.

All shortlisted applicants will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

Completed application forms must be received on the Catholic Education Service (CES) application form and returned to the HR department at [email protected] by the closing date.

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