Teaching Assistant Required

St Catherine’s is an outstanding, warm and friendly school with a strong caring ethos.

We are looking for an experienced Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join the team at St Catherine’s from 8.30am – 3 45pm (0.5 hour lunch) for 5 days a week, initially on a one year contract, supporting an SEN child (KS1 or 2) or working within an Early Years or KS1 class. You must have sound knowledge of how children learn and a number of strategies to encourage learning.  You will need to be sensitive to the special needs of individual children and be able to work as part of a team.  Previous experience of working with special needs children and running intervention groups is essential. Candidates will need to demonstrate initiative and enthusiasm and have excellent literacy and numeracy skills.

We can offer:

  • A welcoming and positive Catholic community
  • Children whose behaviour is exemplary and who are keen to learn
  • Supportive and caring staff
  • A strong commitment to innovative professional development
  • A newly furbished and well-resourced environment.

The band range for this role is Grade D, £19,917 to £21,984 FTE, dependent on experience and qualifications.  This role is term time only.

Completed application forms should be returned to the school office via EMAIL ONLY to

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 4th September 2017
Interviews will take place: From between Tuesday 5th September and Friday 8th September

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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