TEACHING ASSISTANT – NJE Grade 2

Monday to Friday
25 Hours (working term time only)
Temporary for two terms initially

Start Date: January 2022

NOR – 189

“a shining example”

 Are you a passionate and experienced practitioner looking to work in a fantastic school? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Teaching Assistant to join and strengthen our existing family. This role is temporary in the first instance but we hope it may become permanent in the near future.

Initially you will be working in either key stage, supporting learners in class groups and with individuals, to enable pupils to make accelerated progress.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated and who will bring a sense of energy and passion to the role
  • Can use their initiative to work independently and flexibly
  • Has the skills necessary to support children’s learning, and raise attainment, particularly in English and maths
  • Loves working with children and forms good relationships with children and adults
  • Committed to high standards of achievement and behaviour
  • Able to enthusiastically contribute to the Catholic life of the school
  • Willing to get involved and support the wider aspects of school life

We can offer you:

  • A strong and inclusive Christian ethos
  • A warm, welcoming family environment with supportive colleagues
  • Happy, well behaved and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn
  • A well maintained building with the resources needed to teach effectively
  • An innovative leadership team who are driven by simple, effective practice.
  • A supportive Governing body and school community

The Headteacher would welcome interested candidates to contact him for more information. If you would like to be contacted then please email our School Business Manager (sbm@holyfamily.notts.sch.uk) with your telephone number and details of when would be best to contact you.

 Holy Family Catholic Primary School is committed to safe working practices and safeguarding children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to complete pre-employment checks on suitability for working in a school. We also promote equal opportunities and will make reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantage a disabled person may face. An enhanced DBS check is required for this position and all qualifications will be verified. 

Applicants must complete a Catholic Education Service (CES) application form. These are available directly from the Vacancies page on the school website www.holyfamilyworksop.co.uk. Please return your application with a short covering letter explaining why you want this role, to our Business Manager: sbm@holyfamily.notts.sch.uk

Closing date:              Midnight on 29th November 2021
Shortlisting:                30th November 2021
Interviews:                  2nd December 2021

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PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT – NJE Grade 2

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NJE GRADE 2
Part-Time (Term Time Only)
25 hrs p/w
Needed: Jan 2022

We require a Personal Care Assistant to cover an upcoming maternity leave. This cover will be required from January 2022 until July 2022. This role will be supporting pupils across school who have unique needs, with their day-to-day care requirements. This position works Monday to Friday for 5 hours per day.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Working with SENCO/Class Teacher to agree and implement a personal care programme.
  2. Assisting pupils in implementing their own personal care programmes during the school day, specifically in relation to their own unique practical support needs.
  3. Providing practical assistance in relation to other identified physical needs e.g. learning and behaviour.
  4. Keeping appropriate records related to personal care of the pupils.
  5. Providing personal assistance to identified pupil/pupils in physical/practical activities e.g. physical education, school visits, therapeutic treatments.
  6. Working in co-operation with other key workers involved in supporting the pupils’ educational and health care needs under the guidance of the class teacher or other responsible officer.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Able to set clear boundaries and seeks consistency for the pupils.
  • Calm and professional, working and supporting the school and the children with positivity and sensitivity.
  • Happy to work under the guidance of others both in school and externally and willing to seek training and develop understanding around barriers to learning.
  • Determined to provide the best educational care for all pupils.
  • Invested in growth mindset – believing that all children can succeed.

Holy Family Catholic Primary School is committed to safe working practices and safeguarding children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to complete pre-employment checks on suitability for working in a school. We also promote equal opportunities and will make reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantage a disabled person may face. An enhanced DBS check is required for this position and all qualifications will be verified. 

Applicants must complete a Catholic Education Service (CES) application form. These are available directly from the school website. Please return your application to our Business Manager: sbm@holyfamily.notts.sch.uk

Closing date:   Midday on Tuesday 7th December
Shortlisting:   Wednesday 8th December
Interviews:      Friday 10th December (Morning)

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