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Teaching Assistant

Local Government (NJC): Scale 3

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Teaching Assistant
Local Government (NJC): Scale 3
32.5 hours Part-Time
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St Josephs Catholic Primary School
£16,980.24 - £21,362.94 per annum
03/06/2018 23:59
Interview date

Teaching Assistant

Grade: Scale 3-5, Spine Point 14-25 Subject to experience

Actual Salary Range: £16,980.24 - £21,362.94 per annum

Part Time, 32.5 hours per week, 8:30-3:30 – 30 mins lunch

Term Time Only

Required for September 2018


The Governors are seeking to appoint talented, enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our hard working, experienced and dedicated team. We are looking for someone who

  • Is a practising Catholic or willing to support the strong Catholic ethos of our school.
  • Can provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils,
  • Is an outstanding practitioner committed to encouraging all pupils to make exceptional progress and has high expectations of the behaviour of all pupils.
  • Has excellent experience, organisation and communication skills.
  • Will provide support for pupils welfare and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.
  • Is a team player who has a good sense of humour and is flexible.
  • Has a desire to work in an outstanding school, supporting the long term vision of the Executive Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team.

We are particularly interested in applicants who have experience in EYFS and Key Stage 1. Ideally, candidates would hold a valid qualification at Level 3 for working in Early Years.

St. Joseph's is a Catholic school and in undertaking your duties you should do so in a manner which will maintain and develop the Catholic ethos of the school, in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church, and which will realise the Mission statement of the school.

We offer:

  • Enthusiastic and responsive pupils.
  • A recently refurbished school building.
  • An amazing outdoor learning environment.
  • Support in continuing professional development.
  • Part of a dynamic professional friendly team

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Louise Palmer to arrange an appointment on 020 7272 1270 or email

Please apply online at following the jobs link. If you need assistance please email the HR Team at quoting reference number STJO/045.

Closing Date: Midday, Sunday 3rd June 2018

Interviews: Commencing Monday 11th June 2018


St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.





Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Louise Palmer to arrange an appointment on 020 7272 1270 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 527 5790