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 Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible (19320)

Closing date for applications: 20/08/2020 12:00 pm
Salary: Salary Band 2 Starting Salary - £18,065 - £18,795 per annum pro rata
Contract: Fixed term until August 2021 (20 hours over 44.28 weeks)
Sites: St Thérèse of Lisieux Catholic Multi Academy Trust. Based at St Augustine Catholic Voluntary Academy, Stamford

Job description:

St. Augustine’s Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Multi Academy Trust, is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant on a fixed-term contract for 1 year, who will support learning in the Foundation Stage and year one from September 2020.

Ideal candidates for this post will have experience of working within a Primary School Foundation Stage setting and teaching phonics with Read, Write Inc. The role will include supporting pupils’ learning in the outdoor and indoor environments through a blend of adult-led and child-initiated learning. They will be expected to support the teacher in monitoring, assessing and recording pupil progress/activities, with short and long observations to provide evidence for the development matters outcomes and the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile.

The successful applicant will:

• Be qualified to minimum NVQ level 2 in a relevant area

• Be educated to a good standard in English and Maths

• Be able to challenge, motivate and foster independence in our pupils

• Be hard working and passionate about engaging children in learning and overcoming barriers

• Be flexible and enjoy working as part of a team

In return we can offer:

• A pleasant working environment with like-minded dedicated and supportive colleagues

• Competitive salary

• Pension scheme

• Access to professional development

Applications must be submitted by 20th August 2020

Interviews will take place w/c 24th August 2020

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 submitted online below by the closing date.

Application Documents:

App 2019 Support

Application_Forms Notes_to_Applicants

Consent to Obtain_References Form

Disqualification Policy

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form


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