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Teaching Assistant General LV1 - St Modwen's Catholic Primary School

St Modwen's Catholic Primary School
Tutbury Road, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. DE13 0AJ
Annual Full-Time Salary to be pro-rated (SCP 3 £22,737 – Hourly rate £11.79 )
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

Job Details

St Modwen’s Catholic Primary School, Tutbury Road Burton-on-Trent, Staffs. DE13 0AJ.
Head Teacher: Mrs Andrea Sherratt
Tel 01283 247565

1 x 30 Hours (0.81 FTE) Fixed-Term, Term-time only Teaching Assistant (Grade 2) Required for Autumn Term 2024, Fixed-term (1.9.2023 – 31.8.2025), term time only.

The children, staff and governors of St Modwen’s Catholic Primary School would like to appoint an enthusiastic and highly skilled Teaching Assistant who is able to work under the direction of the Early Years/KS1 – KS2 Phase Leaders and team to guide and support children at the beginning of their learning journey.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner, qualified to NVQ2 or willing to work towards NVQ Level 2 or equivalent. Your work will involve one to one support with children on our SEND register and supporting the Nursery/Early Years and KS1 – KS2 Teams in delivering high quality learning. We are an aspirational local Catholic Primary school dedicated to providing the very best education for our enthusiastic learners.

Initially, this is a Fixed term, term time only position until 31st August 2025.

What skills and experience we're looking for: THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO:
• Support fully our Catholic ethos, vision and values
• be an excellent support to the class teacher and pupils
• demonstrate experience in working one to one with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
• demonstrate a passion for learning and be a practitioner that others can be inspired by
• possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with parents and other stakeholders
• be creative in inspiring, nurturing and motivating our children and staff

• have high expectations regarding pupils’ progress, achievement and behaviour
• provide intimate care when required
• administer medication if required
• prepared to be hardworking and well organised!
• be committed to achieving the best outcome for every child
• be committed to their own continuing professional development
• be prepared to engage actively and fully with the wider life of school and the development of others
• have relevant experience in supporting learning for pupils
• A good understanding of Maths and English preferably qualified with GCSE English and Maths A-C Grades

What the school offers its staff - WE CAN OFFER:
• An exciting opportunity to work in a school that is striving to be the best it can be
• A commitment to you and your professional development
• A commitment to fully to supporting all staff in order to drive and sustain school improvement
• Wonderful, kind-hearted and well-behaved children
• A hardworking team that works together for the best outcomes for pupils
• Opportunities to engage with colleagues in partner schools
• A warm, welcoming and nurturing environment
• Children who are resilient, well-behaved and love to learn
• A commitment to staff wellbeing and work life balance

As Head Teacher I warmly welcome you to visit our school.

For an application form along with information regarding the responsibilities of the post, job description and person specification, please see our school St Modwen's Catholic Primary School - Home ( Visits to school are warmly welcomed and subject to current school covid-19 control measures– please contact the school office to make arrangements.

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am Wednesday 12th June 2024
INTERVIEWS: Thursday 13th June 2024

The Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and supportive references. All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. The successful applicant will be offered he position subject to pre-employment checks, DBS clearance, suitable references and must be willing to complete relevant safeguarding training.


Company info
Tutbury Road
DE13 0AJ

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