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Vacancy Details

Teaching Assistant

St Joachim's Catholic Primary School
£20,835 - £21,591 (pro rata)
St Joachim's Catholic Primary School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/09/2020 at 12:00 PM
St Joachim's Catholic Primary School

Headteacher: Mr. J. Allen
Shipman Road
Custom House
E16 3DT
Tel: 0207 476 1658
E mail: info@st-joachims.newham.gov.uk


Start Date: 28th September 2020 or as near after
Unqualified Scale 2 point 3- £20,835 (pro rata)
Qualified Scale 3 point 5 - £21,591 (pro rata)
(TEMPORARY 1 YEAR CONTRACT with the possibility of teacher training to follow)

We can offer you:

  • an outstanding Catholic school with motivated and enthusiastic pupils
  • excellent opportunities for personalised CPD
  • fantastic career progression opportunities
  • easy access by transport and parking available

Our successful candidate will:

  • be fully committed to our Catholic ethos
  • be passionate and ambitious about the education of all children
  • have high expectations and a commitment to raising standards
  • enjoy working in a strong team environment
  • be flexible to the changing needs of the school and academy

Applicants should be enthusiastic, patient, flexible, hardworking, proactive and able to work with a variety of age groups. The post is based at St Joachim’s.
A degree is desirable or a minimum of GCSE or equivalent qualifications in English, maths and science and excellent spoken and written English. Candidates with a sporting interest or background would be welcomed. Suitable applicants may have the opportunity in future to train with us to become a teacher on the School Direct route.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a maths and English test and have a school based interview.
The schools in the Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical questionnaire.

Tests and interviews will take place on Wednesday 23rd September 2020.

Application forms can also be obtained from our school website: www.st-joachims.newham.sch.uk/jobs by sending an email to jobs@st-joachims.newham.sch.uk or calling the school.

Applications can be returned to the school by email: jobs@st-joachims.newham.sch.uk referencing in the title Teaching Assistant. Applications by post or hand are also welcome.

Completed forms need to be returned to St Joachim’s by 12:00 noon on Friday 18th September 2020.

St Joachim’s Catholic Primary School 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 posts are subject to employment checks. References will be sought and the successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure + Barring Service Check.

Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

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