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St John's CatholicPrimary School

At St John’s we grow and learn in the footsteps of Jesus.


The school has the following vacancy;


Named Pupil Teaching Assistant

Temporary, 25 hours per week, term time only

Scale D depending on experience, £8.70-£9.21 per hour

Closing date; Midday Thursday 2nd November 2017

Interviews; Wednesday 8th November 2017


We are seeking to appoint a Named Pupil Teaching Assistant to support a pupil with special educational needs (Social, Emotional and Behaviour category). The post will also include some general teaching assistant duties. There is an opportunity for extra hours as a midday supervisory assistant.


The applicant must be able to offer the following:


  • Excellent behaviour management skills

  • Thorough understanding of the impact of social and emotional needs on learning and behaviour for young people

  • Flexible, sensitive and creative approaches towards dealing with behavioural issues

  • Ability to work effectively with other staff and carers

  • Willingness to undertake training where necessary

The following attributes would be an advantage:

  • Experience or qualifications in working with children with specific learning difficulties.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting one pupil: delivering targeted intervention and general teaching assistant tasks.


St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices which mean that the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check.