Level 2 TEACHING ASSISTANT
Grade D Points 7 – 10 (£20,092 to £21,322 pa pro rata)
32 ½ hours per week, Term Time Only.
St Damian’s is an oversubscribed Roman Catholic Science College which is committed to the professional development of staff and promoting the welfare of children. In our last Ofsted we were judged Outstanding in all areas. We are proud to be a high achieving Catholic school, who consistently produces at least good outcomes for our great children “The school is moving forward and is well on its way to being a beacon of excellence for pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities” [Ofsted]. Equally, we are also proud that we have a very stable staff who love working here and enjoy the benefits St Damian’s has to offer.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, suitable qualified and committed Teaching Assistant to work under the guidance of the SENCO, teachers and senior staff to raise the learning and attainment of pupils, whilst also promoting their independence, self-esteem and social inclusion. You will provide assistance to pupils so that they can access the curriculum, participate in learning, and experience a sense of achievement. You will be required to work in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. Previous relevant experience is desirable.
You will be required for 32½ hours each week, term time only Monday to Friday. St Damian’s is widely recognised for the quality of care it provides for all pupils and the professional opportunities afforded to all colleagues. “The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding” [Ofsted]
The College is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and the successful completion of a six-month probationary period. CES application forms and further details are available from our website www.stdamians.co.uk.
All applications should be addressed to the Headteacher and returned to school.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 11th June 2021
Interviews w/commencing: Monday 21st June 2021
Application forms can be downloaded from below;
Job Description & Person Spec.
CES Application Form
CES Notes to Applicant
CES Recruitment Monitoring Form
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