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Teaching Assistant 2

Hours of work: Full time teaching hours
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (working for 40 weeks per year plus 6 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 12 months

Closing date: Friday 1 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Chapel Green Crowborough East Sussex, TN6 2LB
Phone: 01892 655291
Email: office@stmarysrc.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.stmarysrc.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

We are looking to appoint a TEACHING ASSISTANT 2

(Temporary for one year in the first instance)

27.5 Hours - Single Status Grade 3 - Term Time Only  - Annual full time salary £18,887

The post will also include

Midday Supervisory Assistant

(Temporary for one year in the first instance)

5 Hours - Single Status Grade 1 - Term Time Only  - Annual full time salary £18,887

Total 32.5 Hours Per Week (including 5 hours Midday Supervisory lunchtime cover)

As the position is part-time/term time only the above salaries will be pro-rata

Work pattern 8.30am to 3.30pm

The School is a busy one-form entry primary school with 208 pupils on roll. We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate should be prepared to work hard in a variety of different ways to support the learning and physical care of our children, represent the school professionally at all times and respond positively and flexibly to the challenges of school life. We expect the most from our pupils and therefore we expect the most from our staff who are key role models for the children that attend our school. Experience of working with children with special educational needs and disabilities would be an advantage but is not essential.

In return, we can offer you outstanding support and a commitment to your professional development, a supportive ethos where your contributions will be valued, a friendly team of enthusiastic colleagues and an attractive working environment with excellent facilities, well-behaved children and supportive families

We are looking for someone who is:

• Committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of our school.

• Professional, organised, motivated and flexible.

• A good team player, willing to share, laugh and learn alongside colleagues.

• A welcoming and professional ambassador to the school

• Committed to the security and safeguarding arrangements.

• Able to deal with all confidential matters with tact, confidentiality and discretion

St Mary’s is a warm and welcoming Catholic family with:

• Happy and enthusiastic children

• Friendly, hard-working, committed and supportive staff

• Forward thinking ideas based on research

• A strong staff wellbeing ethic

• Close links to the parish and wider community

Please contact the school via Email for further details and an application pack.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Initial closing date: 10am on Friday 1 July 2022

Interviews during week commencing 4 July 2022.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/175895/24911

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Crowborough

  • Salary
  • £18,887

  • Closing date
  • 1 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education