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Job Ref No. ECC8823326-38S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Dependent on experience
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be advised  

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Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
Higher Level Teaching Assistant vacancy
Required for September 2022
Salary - dependent on experience
Sacred Heart Primary School and Nursery has been a consistently good school for many years and have a friendly, dedicated team where everyone belongs. Our children are well behaved and enjoy coming to school.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant. We are looking to appoint a passionate, nurturing and patient individual who is keen to work as part of a committed team. You will need to be confident in the delivery of a range of subjects, particularly core subjects.
You will need to:

  • Support the Catholic ethos of the school (applications are invited from non-Catholic as well as Catholic staff);
  • Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils;
  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children;
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding;
  • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience;
  • Communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils;
  • Work well as part of a team;
  • Be willing to contribute to school life outside of the classroom;
  • Hold HLTA status, or equivalent qualification, or be prepared to work toward completing a HLTA qualification.

In return we can offer:

  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues;
  • Excellent professional development;
  • A supportive environment;
  • Supportive parents.

The position will be from 08.30-15.30, with a half-hour lunch break Monday to Friday, term time only.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references.
Please contact the school office via email at or call on 01702 534546 for an application pack. All applications must be completed using the Catholic Education Service Application Form. (Applications are invited from non-Catholic as well as Catholic staff).
Closing date: Thursday 19th May 2022 midnight
Interview date: To be advised

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Janet Mullally
Windermere Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 2RF
Telephone: 01702 534546

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