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Teaching Assistant

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Guildford)
Guildford, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time
FTE: £21,269 - £23,312
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
25th April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1405384

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated teaching assistant to work in our primary school. The successful candidate will have experience supporting children within the classroom with accessing learning and developing all skills. Experience in delivering small group interventions would also be preferable. St Joseph’s is a supportive and friendly primary school.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Following the direction of the class teacher and SENCO delivering learning and social and emotional
  • Support children to access the curriculum so they make progress with their learning
  • Confident in understanding the different challenges children with additional needs face and have an understanding of strategies which will help them to thrive.
  • Will be empathetic and nurturing.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • An excellent level of written and spoken English and Maths is essential for this role.
  • Ability to operate basic equipment
  • Good listening skills and enthusiasm to learn
  • Accuracy and ability to follow instructions

This is a full time position of 8.30am - 15.25pm daily. Each day worked includes a lunch duty. The post is a permanent position (38.6 weeks per year), 32.08hrs per week (including a lunch duty each day). The salary range (FTE) is £21,269 - £23,312 (pro rata); the actual salary range is £16,137 - £18,008.

Can can offer you a fulfilling role in a school with a strong community feel, with motivated and enthusiastic children. We will provide you with CPD opportunities and the chance to grow your career with us in a supportive and friendly team.

Our new buildings and facilities provide an excellent environment for teaching and learning and out large team provides many opportunities for staff development within a culture of learning for all; the school was rated "Good" by Ofsted at its last inspection (Feb 2023).

We offer staff car parking, Local Government Pension, catering facilities as well as a Xavier Trust Staff Benefit Scheme.

Visits can be arranged through Jennie Trimmer by calling the school office. Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date should there be a good response to the advert. 


Safeguarding Statement:

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Guildford) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All employees will be expected to undertake an enhanced check with the DBS and be registered with the ISA. We will seek two references. We will check qualifications and the right to work in the UK We will expect employees to sign our Code of Safe Conduct and adhere to our strict safeguarding policies.
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Guildford)

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Guildford)