Federation of St Joseph’s Catholic Infant & Junior School - Teaching Assistants/SEN Learning Support Assistants

School St Joseph's Catholic Infant and Junior Schools
Head

Executive Head teacher: Mrs A Whelan

Salary

Scale 2 points 3-4: £18,065-£18,426 plus London Weighting £1,925 depending on experience, pro rata 39 weeks per year. (pro-rata pay is approximately £13,949 plus London Weighting £1,486)

Hours Part Time – 8.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday
Closing date Open until position has been filled
Interviews TBC
Start date September 2020
How to apply

Please contact Mrs. S Shah, School Business Manager via email sshah@sjjnr.brent.sch.uk or by telephone 020 8903 6032 or 020 8902 3438 for further details.

The application form may be downloaded from the school website www.sjinf.brent.sch.uk and www.sjjnr.brent.sch.uk forwarded to the school office via email to sshah@sjjnr.brent.sch.uk

Alternatively, you may post your applications to the school, FAO: Mrs. S Shah, School Business Manager.

Extra information

The schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

 

The school

We Follow Christ’s Footsteps in Love

St. Josephs is a friendly, family focused school so you must be a flexible team player with a positive ‘can do’ approach. 

We believe that with everyone working together as a team, we can ensure that each individual child reaches their full potential in a secure and loving environment. By living out our Mission Statement daily, we aim to help each child to develop their relationship with God and each other.

The role

St. Josephs is a friendly, family focused school so you must be a flexible team player with a positive ‘can do’ approach. We believe that with everyone working together as a team, we can ensure that each individual child reaches their full potential in a secure and loving environment. By living out our Mission Statement daily, we aim to help each child to develop their relationship with God and each other.

The Federation of St Joseph’s Catholic Infant & Junior Schools are seeking experienced class based Teaching Assistants/SEN Learning Support Assistants to work as part of a team to assist the Class Teacher to ensure quality education for children.

An opportunity to add to an already successful team at an Outstanding school. The Federation of St Joseph’s Catholic Infant & Junior Schools are seeking to appoint experienced and highly motivated Teaching Assistant(s)/SEN Support Assistant(s) who are able to commit to the aims and ethos of our Catholic School.

The main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Be aware of and support school policies and procedures.

  • Work, or play, with individuals, or small groups of children, to assist in the delivery of the planned curriculum, as directed by the Class Teacher.

  • Set up group activities under the guidance of the Class Teacher / Subject Leaders. Work with children on practical activities, giving assistance and encouragement.

  • Read to, and with, small groups of children, on curriculum activities.

  • Assist in the planning, creation and mounting of displays of the children’s work.

  • Provide support and assistance for children’s pastoral needs (e.g. promoting self-esteem, and overall well-being of the child).

  • Report any concerns regarding children’s welfare or education to Class Teacher.

  • Assist with the preparation of resources, e.g. photocopying, repairing books, filing of work, making games and apparatus.

  • Have awareness of and contribute to good behaviour throughout the school.

  • Attend appropriate staff meetings and training days / events as requested.

  • Any other duties required by the Class Teacher / Headteacher, within the scope of this post.

 

SEN Learning Support Assistant will remain responsible for their individual child and will assist with all the above.

The person

An opportunity to add to an already successful team at an Outstanding school.

We are looking for someone who is:

We are looking for hard working, flexible and enthusiastic people, with a passion for working with children and the desire to make a difference. An opportunity to add to an already successful team at an Outstanding school, who will be able to complement our already dedicated hardworking staff team.

  • Able to take responsibility for carrying out designated tasks in an accurate and timely manner
  • A good communicator
  • Able to organise and prioritise their own workload
  • Willing to provide support to colleagues and to work in a flexible and co-operative manner as part of a team
  • Sensitive and understands confidentiality
  • Willing to attend any relevant training required for the role

 

Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.