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Job Ref No. ECC3513-112 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Band 3 (Thurrock)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/11/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: 30th Nov or 1st Dec  

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Inspired by Christ, working together, achieving our best.

The Trustees of The Christus Catholic Trust are seeking to appoint:

Teaching and Learning Assistant (TLA)

Salary - Band 3 (Thurrock)

30 hours per week (30 minute lunch) Monday to Friday 8:45am - 3:15pm

Fixed Term Contract: Permanent

Location: St Joseph's Catholic Primary, Stanford Le Hope, Essex

This is a great opportunity for an individual who:

· has a can do attitude

· is professional and reliable

· has excellent and varied behaviour management skills, including those relating to SEND needs

· has experience of working with children who have special educational needs (desirable)

This TLA role will involve working with a child on a one to one basis and supporting small groups of pupils with a range of SEND in the primary age range from 4-11, particularly those presenting with social communication difficulties. This ideally would suit someone who has past experience of working with SEND pupils.


· working one to one and in small groups of pupils from various backgrounds and needs

· reporting daily to the class teacher and/or SEND leader

· implementing strategies and interventions recommended by outside agencies such as speech and language therapists.

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School and The Christus Catholic Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

The academy and The Christus Catholic Trust will offer:

A dynamic and collaborative team of professionals across the academy and Trust, who work in partnership and are committed to creating an ethos of mutual support and sharing practices whilst providing an effective Catholic education for the children in our communities.

Closing date for receipt of applications:Tuesday 28th November - Middday

Shortlisting date:Tuesday 28th November

Interviews will be held on:Thursday 30th November or Friday 1st December

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Information about the School

St. Joseph’s is a vibrant Catholic Primary School that enjoys a rich partnership with both our community and the Parish of Our Lady and St. Joseph. Inspired by Christ, we work together in order to achieve our best.

We are part of the Christus Catholic Trust. We are a communion of six Catholic Primary Academies across south Essex. We provide a safe, stimulating and supportive school environment, a curriculum and policies and practices that are based on Gospel values. Our primary aim is to enable all our pupils to acquire the beliefs, values, knowledge, skills, practices and positive relationships that will enable them to develop a love of learning and enjoy the fullness of life.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Ruth Saul
Scratton Road, Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 0PA
Telephone: 01375 672217

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