Teaching Assistant (St Mary's Catholic Academy)

St Mary's Catholic Academy) Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Actual salary £11,338 - £12,306
15 Jun 2022
08 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

St Mary’s Catholic Academy

Ford Green Road,


Telephone      01782 234820

E Mail    office@stmarysnewman.co.uk   

Web address    www.stmarysstoke.co.uk


Teaching Assistant (additional needs working 1:1) required for a September start

This is a permanent position at St Mary’s Catholic Academy

for 25 hours Level 4 ((Actual salary £11,338 - £12,306)

St Mary’s is part of the Newman Catholic Collegiate. The Directors are seeking to appoint a hardworking and committed Teaching Assistant (additional needs) to join our enthusiastic team. St Mary’s and its partner school, Our Lady of Grace are both rated outstanding by Ofsted and we are looking for a practitioner to complement our outstanding team.

     We are seeking to appoint a teaching assistant (additional needs) who will:

  • Support one child, sometimes within small groups, making the adjustments on a day to day basis to ensure access to a differentiated and highly personalise curriculum. Be proactive and flexible in supporting the child’s needs Work closely with the SENCO and external agencies to deliver a personalised programme of support to meet targets Support and maintain positive links between home and school by making parents feel welcome Work collaboratively with several external agencies to draw upon skills, knowledge and recommendation to help best support the child Have NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants (or recognised equivalent qualification) It would be beneficial if the post holder has had appropriate training or relevant experience in using a range of language, communication and interaction techniques.

The successful applicant will be required to work Monday – Friday to meet the requirements set out in the pupils Education Health Care Plan.

     We can offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming community which values everyone A positive climate in which you can develop new ideas and initiatives; Support from an enthusiastic and dynamic team at this and other schools within the academy. Happy, enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are keen to learn Very supportive staff, parents and governors A commitment to your on-going professional development.

St Mary’s  and Our Lady of Grace Catholic  Academies are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment.  This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions

Candidates are welcome and encouraged to visit the school by prior arrangement.. Application packs are available from Mrs Tracey Edge, Office Manager, St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Ford Green Road, Norton ST6 8EZ tel- 01782 234820

and also on the school’s Website: www.stmarysstoke.co.uk

For further information about this post, or to arrange a school visit, please contact

Mrs S Rathbone, Principal.

Closing date for all applications: Friday 8th July

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