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Teaching Assistant - The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy


Please ensure you review the application pack and notes to applicants before applying.  you will need to complete the relevant application, recruitment monitoring and rehabilitation of offenders forms and return to


Teaching Assistant

The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy

  Grade/SCP: Grade 2 SCP 11- 15 

Salary: £17,007—£17,972

Actual Salary: £7,769.83—£8,210.70

Hours: 20 hours per week (Monday—Thursday), term time only (39 weeks per year) 

Contract: Fixed Term until 19th July 2019

Location: The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy, Raglan Street, Hill Top, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire NG15 6GN 

Start Date: Monday 11th March 2019

With the expansion into The Saint Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, Governors of The Priory Catholic Academy have been supported to appoint a Temporary Grade 2 Teaching Assistant for 20 hours per week to join our friendly, talented and enthusiastic team of staff until 19th July 2019.

The ideal candidate for this post will have experience of working in the classroom with SEND pupils and have a good understanding of the complex needs of some pupils within a KS1 setting. Duties will include supporting pupils’ learning activities, working mostly with individuals and small groups. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to the achievement of pupils by encouraging learning and positive behavior in the classroom and across the school. The successful candidate will assist the Class teacher to plan, differentiate and prepare intervention strategies in line with individual education plans to improve learning for specific pupils and to monitor progress against their targets. They will then plan and implement further strategies as required. 

Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, committed to making a difference with experience of working with primary age children and have a very good understanding of English and Maths (GCSE Grade C or above is desirable). 

Visits are warmly welcome. Please notify the office; telephone: 01773 713731

The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

How to apply

For more information regarding the role, please click on the link to the application pack, job description and person specification below.

To apply, please complete a support staff application form and return to by the closing date.

Closing date:  Tuesday 5th March 2019 at Midday

Interviews: Friday 8th March 2019 


Additional Information

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

The Trust will endeavor to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition. 

You do not need to be a Catholic to work in our Trust. There are certain reserved positions, which require someone to be Catholic, i.e. CEO, Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Subject Leader/Head of RE and Lay Chaplain but other than that a respect for our ethos and a willingness to participate in what we do is all that is required. 

You will be required to sign a Catholic Education Service contract of employment.

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