Teaching Assistant - St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School

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Job type

Term Time, Fixed Term


£18,562 - £18,948 (Full Time Equivalent)

Closing date

30 April 2021

Closing Date: 9 am 30th April 2021

Interview Date: 7th May 2021

Required Start Date: ASAP

Fixed term, initially until July 2022, term time only

Monday – Friday 8.45 am – 3.30pm, 31.25 hours per week

(Applicants who would prefer part time hours will be considered)

Salary Details Band 3 FTE £18562 – £18948 pro-rata £13860 – £14148, 31.25 hpw

St Swithun’s is an oversubscribed ‘Good’ school with a friendly, welcoming environment where every child is valued.  We are looking to appoint a motivated, experienced Teaching Assistant, to join our hard-working, dedicated team.

The successful candidate will be flexible, a team player who is able to work individually and be willing to work in partnership with class teachers and senior leaders in order to provide a safe and secure learning environment for all pupils.  The role is full-time, part of which is will be to support a Year 5 child who has complex needs. Proficiency in Makaton will be an advantage.

We can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team with lovely children, teachers, families and Governors
  • A belief in team work and building positive relationships across the school
  • A focus on care, guidance and support for all staff members
  • A commitment to provide high quality professional development
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

Application Procedure

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.  Please telephone the school office on 023 9282 9339 to arrange a visit or email sbond@st-swithuns.portsmouth.sch.uk.

Please apply using the application form and submit by email, or post to Sarah Bond, Administration Manager, St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School, Taswell Road, Southsea PO5 2RG.

PCC & St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level, and any other background checks, including overseas checks will be required prior to any offer of employment.

This advert is in no way exhaustive and we welcome queries about this post via email to correspondence@st-swithuns.portsmouth.sch.uk or via the telephone, 023.9282.9339.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As part of any recruitment process, St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Completing and sending an application in for a vacancy is your consent for us to process your data for the purpose of recruitment. Your data is not used in any other way and you can withdraw your consent at any point in the recruitment process and we will destroy or delete your information.  For more detailed information on what we collect, how we use, store, delete data and your rights you can access a privacy statement on our web site.

You will need to demonstrate that you have a Right to Work in the UK.  No post will be offered without it.

We would like to thank you in advance for your application however please note we will only contact those applicants shortlisted for interview.

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