Staff Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for Midday Assistants and Teaching Assistants.





Tel: 01702 343823 Email: ssears@st-helens.southend.sch.uk

Teaching Assistants –

1 year contracts – with the possibility of extending

Date Required: As soon as possible

Salary: LGPS 3 - 5

Closing Date: Monday 20th September midday

Interviews: Wednesday 29th September

Hours: All day 8.30 – 3.25 (1 hour lunch)

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistants to join our hard-working and friendly team.

The successful candidates will be:

able to work positively within our whole school team

able to demonstrate initiative and flexibility

confident in supporting pupils to become independent learners

good at organising

approachable, patient and understanding

willing to support the Catholic ethos of the school

The main duty of the Teaching Assistant within our school is to work in partnership with the Class Teacher to support pupil learning in line with the Early Years curriculum and National Curriculum, SEND code of practice and school policies and procedures.

The successful candidate must hold at least a GSCE grade C in English and Maths.

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent would be advantageous but not essential.

OUR SCHOOL IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF OUR CHILDREN.

Visits to the school are welcome.To arrange a visit or for an application pack, please contact Mrs Sears on the above number/email address.

APPLICATIONS CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON THE CATHOLIC EDUCATION SERVICE FORM Available from St. Helen’s School Website (st-helens.southend.sch.uk) or direct from the school. Please ensure you complete and return all forms. Email addresses for your referees help us speed up your application.

Appointment will be subject to references, DBS and medical clearance.

Midday Assistant

Date Required: As soon as possible

Salary: Point 1

Closing Date:

Interviews:to be arranged

Hours: 1 ¼ hours at lunchtime Monday to Friday

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We are seeking some new Midday Assistants to join our friendly team to ensure that our children enjoy a healthy, happy and safe lunch time.

Your duties will include supervising in the dining hall, supporting the children at play and administering basic first aid.

You will need to be able to work using your own initiative, enjoy working with children and be able to demonstrate understanding and patience.

Experience of working with young children in a positive and supportive role is preferred and an ability to work well as a part of a team is essential.

For further details of the role please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

THE GOVERNING BODY IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING AND PROMOTING THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND EXPECTS ALL STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS TO SHARE IN THIS COMMITMENT.

APPLICATIONS CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON THE CATHOLIC EDUCATION SERVICE FORM. Application forms available on St. Helen's School Website (www.st-helens.southend.sch.uk) or direct from the school. Please ensure you complete and return all forms.

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