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Teaching Assistant.

Closing date: May 12, 2023 9:00am

Permanent Post starting September 2023

Grade B1, pts 4 – 6 (£21,189 – £21,968) pro rata to hours and weeks worked
31.5 hours per week (includes some break and lunchtime duties)

Term Time Only plus Training Days

Our school is a happy school, where relationships are positive, respect is prevalent and expectations are high. We challenge all members of our school community to “be kind, try your best and follow the rules” – our students are our greatest asset and never fail to inspire and impress staff and visitors. Our staff work incredibly hard to ensure that our students get everything that they could possibly need in order to achieve and we have an active staff community with regular social events and outstanding support networks.

Governors are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support pupils with specific learning needs. The post would be suitable for a range of individuals including those interested in gaining experience in a school prior to joining the teaching profession. We will provide outstanding support and guidance to ensure that the successful candidate quickly becomes part of our school community. The duties require tact, flexibility, teamwork and high standards for self and others. The successful candidate will be required to undertake some lunch and breaktime duties.

In return for your hard work, we offer a rewarding and exciting environment where students are keen to learn and staff are valued and cared for.

Willingness to support the Catholic ethos of the school is essential.

Further details and our Catholic Education Service application form is available below. If you would like any further information, please email info@cardinalheenan.com.

Please note that covering letters are not required and will not be used as part of the shortlisting or selection process. There is a section of the application form where candidates can offer further information to support their application. This can take the form of a letter of no more than two sides of A4.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought, along with other relevant pre-employment checks, for the successful applicant. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.


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