Teaching Assistant – Level 2 – 32.5 hours per week

School: St Phillip Neri with St Bede Catholic Voluntary Academy

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Term: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Band: OLOL Band 3, NJC Scale Points 6 – 9

Salary: Starting salary £14,856 – £15,765 per annum

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 24 January 2022

Start Date: To be confirmed

Do you have experience of working with young people aged 3 – 11?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join our successful and professional team. You will have a talent for engaging students and will be required to work flexibly across all age groups and abilities.

This role complements the professional work of teachers by providing support in-class and small group support to students. There will be opportunities to develop within the team and make a valued contribution to students’ learning.

Please note, this role includes working on a 1:1 basis with children of SEND.

St Philip Neri is a two-form entry Catholic Primary and Nursery School which serves pupils aged 3-11 years in Mansfield and its surrounding areas.  We are an Ofsted rated good school that strives to nurture the spiritual, academic, social, and personal development of all our children while emphasising the mutual respect we should all have for one another.

The successful candidate will:

  • be able to inspire and enthuse students
  • ideally possess Qualified Teaching Assistant Status
  • be able to inspire and enthuse students.
  • be caring and supportive.
  • be committed to achieving excellent results.
  • be a good Foundation stage practitioner.

 We can offer:

  • wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best
  • a team of talented and highly committed staff
  • a supportive working environment with excellent facilities
  • professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • our commitment to nationally agreed terms and conditions.
  • a commitment to outstanding CPD opportunities for all staff.

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact the school directly on 01623 489 010.

The Trust and St Phillip Neri with St Bede Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.

We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

Completed application forms (and associated documents) to be emailed to vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk.

Closing date: Monday 24 January 2022 (9.00 am)

Teaching Assistant Level 2 – JD

Teaching Assistant Level 2 Person Specification

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Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust:

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.  Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s CPD Hub.

Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?

  • Access to first class CPD opportunities. We have a specialised CPD Hub to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD for all our staff. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression – with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
  • Professional assistance – you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent, and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – you will save money as well as improve your mental health and wellbeing and reduce your Carbon Footprint.
  • Pension – automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
  • Terms and Conditions – we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for support staff.

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