Teaching Assistant Posts (TA2)
The Governors of St. John’s C.E. Primary School are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants (TA2) to join our outstanding team starting on 1st September 2022. Each post is initially fixed term until 31st March 2023 and will be based in classes across the school, supporting teachers and/or specific children.
Post 1 – Full time (27.5 - 30 hours depending on location)
Post 2 – Full time (27.5 – 30 hours depending on location)
Post 3 – Part-time (11.25 hours – afternoons only)
If interested in only some of the posts, please indicate in your supporting statement which of these posts you wish to be considered for.
St. John’s C.E. Primary School is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled primary school with just under 200 pupils on roll. The school is one form entry from Foundation Stage to Year 6 and is set in a residential area in the north of Southport. Our friendly school is well supported by Governors who are regularly involved in school life. St. John’s is a school moving from strength to strength and was judged ‘good’ in its last OFSTED (March 2016) and ‘outstanding’ in the last SIAMS (May 2017).
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:
- The ability to fit seamlessly into our outstanding team at St. John’s CE Primary School
- Flexibility as every day is different and full of challenges and rewards
- Patience and understanding working with individual children some of whom are starting their journey at Primary School
- Enthusiasm for all aspects of learning
- Relevant experience and qualifications suitable for working with children
- Excellent maths and English skills to help our children achieve their very best
- A desire to achieve the very best for all the children in our school.
In return St. John’s CE Primary School can offer you:
- A successful school with a strong Christian ethos and values that respect the individual in all pupils and staff
- Happy, caring and enthusiastic children
- A dedicated team of experienced, supportive, professional staff who are devoted to ensuring all children are given the opportunity to shine
- Governors who are proactive and strongly committed to working in partnership with the school
- A positive relationship with our parents
- Well-established links with our church
As an employee of the school you will have a responsibility for and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Please download an application form, job description and person specification below. Completed applications should be returned directly to the school for the attention of Mr. P Thomson, Head Teacher or via email : email@example.com
Closing date: 9 am on Friday 1st July 2022
Interviews: week beginning 4th July 2022