Current Vacancies:

  • EYFS Level 3 Teaching Assistant

  • Mealtime Supervisor


Level 3 Teaching Assistant


Start Date: 1st September 2024

Salary: Grade F £30,963 to £33,957

Hours: 33.75 hours per week, term time only. Job sharers will be considered.

Basis: This role is offered as a one year contract initially.

St Catherine’s is a two form entry Catholic primary school for pupils 2-11 years. The school is friendly and welcoming and takes pride in offering an inclusive, caring and stimulating learning environment for its pupils. We have wonderful children, dedicated staff and strong partnerships with parents / carers. We believe in developing children with the skills to be great learners through a broad, balanced and creative curriculum.

We are looking to appoint a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join the team at St Catherine’s for 5 days per week, from 08.30 to 15.45 daily (33.75 hours per week). This position is offered as a one year contract initially and will commence at the start of the autumn term.

You will need to have a Level 3 qualification or a similar amount of experience and should have carried out a Level 3 TA role before and have previous experience of covering classes on an ad-hoc basis. 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 on a one to one basis and running intervention groups would be useful. You need to be willing to work across all the age phases here at St Catherine’s (Nursery to KS2). You will need to be comfortable to cover classes for teacher absence across EYFS and Key Stages 1 and 2. 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 well-resourced environment.

The salary for this role will be within the range stated and dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please telephone the school office on 020 8440 4946 to make an appointment.

Deadline for applications: Monday 15th July 2024 at 9am.

Interviews will be held as applications are received, so please do not delay in submitting your application documents.  We reserve the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.

St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as such all offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. The school is also committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

 


Mealtime Supervisor


Start Date: 1st September 2024

Salary: £25,854 TO  £27,030 FTE (level A)

Hours: 10 hours per week, term time only. 

Basis: This role is offered as a one year contract initially.

St Catherine’s School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring person to join our team as a Midday Supervisor. This position is required for 10 hours per week, working 11.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday.  The role is term time only.

The Midday Supervisors are responsible for overseeing the care and wellbeing of the children during their lunch period, both inside the dining hall and outside on the playground. This role is an important one to ensure the smooth running of the busy lunch time. The main duties inside will be to prepare and reset the dining hall tables ready for the students and to maintain a calm and orderly environment, and outside to ensure a safe play environment and good behaviour at all times.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supervision of the children in the dining hall at lunch times, being aware of pupils’ activities at all times
  • Ensure polite behaviour at lunch tables and offer assistance to pupils requiring help with their lunches
  • Facilitate smooth running of the meal service by assisting with plates / water / cutlery
  • Supervise the children on the playground and organise engaging play activities
  • Administer minor first aid as required
  • Assist the kitchen with clearing/rubbish/tables as required
  • Clear and store the playground equipment as required
  • On wet days, supervise a class of children within the classroom, encouraging calm activities

The above duties may be in any key stage within the school, from Nursery to Year 6.

Completed application forms should be returned to the school office via EMAIL ONLY to  office@stcatherines.barnetmail.net.

The salary for this role will be within the range stated and dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please telephone the school office on 020 8440 4946 to make an appointment.

Deadline for applications: Monday 15th July at 9am.  Please note that we reserve the right to appoint before the closing date, so please do not delay in submitting your application.

 Interview date: w/c 15th July 2024 or earlier

St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as such all offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. The school is also committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.