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Job Ref No. ECC3522-185S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 4 Point 12 - 20
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C 1/7/2024  

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Are you passionate about working in a school, committed to supporting pupils?

If so, then we would love you to come and work with us in our welcoming, outstanding catholic school, described in our most recent report as "one extraordinary Christ-centred family" (CSI 2024). Our pupils are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated teaching assistants who have high expectations of them, and is either Catholic or will be actively supportive of the Catholic ethos of our school.

We are a popular, friendly school which primarily serves the Catholic community of Tilbury. Each and every child is cherished and expected to achieve their very best. We deliver our mission statement by enabling our pupils and the wider community to Respect Ourselves, Respect Others, Respect Our World, Love God and in doing so, learn to love one another, learn to love our world and develop a love of learning in the process.

We promote a rich curriculum with a strong emphasis physical and mental wellbeing as well as utilising our outdoor learning resources with our newly developed Forest School space. We serve our community by providing a welcoming, supportive and caring environment where children thrive academically and socially and where the stimulating, aspirational learning ethos reflects high expectations. We would love you to join us.


  • Have a good standard of Maths and English GCSE grade A-C or equivalent or higher, as well as good spoken and written English
  • Have previous experience of working with children in an educational setting
  • Be able to evidence using own initiative to develop children's learning
  • Have a patient and positive approach towards supporting pupils.
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to being part of a team, or to work on own initiative.
  • Put children at the centre of all that you do

Be able to contribute to creating a stimulating and purposeful learning environment.
Work in partnership with all members of staff and lead classes following teacher guidance
Provide feedback to the class teacher on pupil's progress
Support the class teacher in planning differentiated work for pupils
Attend INSET days and training as identified by the Head teacher
Be fully supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school.

In return we will offer you:

  • A friendly school with a welcoming atmosphere from both pupils and staff
  • A very supportive team of teachers, support staff and governors, who go that extra mile
  • Continued professional development
  • Exceptionally well-behaved children, who love learning

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Alison Bishop (Tel: 01375 843254) if you would like to come and see our amazing, inclusive and vibrant school for yourself.

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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Contact Information

Alison Bishop
Calcutta Road, Tilbury
Essex, RM18 7QH
Telephone: 01375 843254

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