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  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Grade F £26,052 to £28,992 FTE

Hours: 33.75 hours per week, term time only

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


St Catherine’s is a two form entry Catholic primary school for pupils 3-11 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 as soon as possible.


You will ideally have either carried out a Level 3 TA role before or have previous experience of covering classes.  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).  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 and can be conducted in a COVID-secure manner. Please telephone the school office on 020 8440 4946 to make an appointment.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 20th October 2021 at 9am.

Interviews will be held as applications are received, so please do not delay in submitting your application documents.

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.