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Job details
Employer Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy
Location Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Salary NJC Pay Scale Point 14-17 (£16,781-£17,772) (pro rata) - We are a Real Living Wage employer-salary below £16880 FTE will be enhanced to reflect this
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 08 January 2018 (or as soon as possible)

“This is an outstanding Catholic school. Pupils speak passionately about their sense of belonging, expressed in terms of a strong community, ‘supporting each other’, and being ‘like a family’.” (Canonical Inspection 2013)  

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual to join our Learning Support Team.  We offer a supportive working environment based around our Catholic ethos and welcome applications from both Catholics and non-Catholic applicants.

We are a growing, oversubscribed and popular school seeking to appoint an inspirational Teaching Assistant to join an experienced and highly successful team committed to providing opportunities for every child to access the curriculum.  

We are looking for: 

• a qualified Teaching Assistant with experience working in secondary or KS2 settings 

• ability to work effectively with students with both Special Educational Needs and behaviour issues 

• a flexible and positive approach 

• excellent interpersonal and communication skills 

• the ability to work collaboratively

This is a permanent post - 37 hours per week - term time plus INSET DAYS (39 weeks)

We are located approximately half way between Nottingham and Derby and close to J25 of the M1. 

We offer:

  • Free parking.
  • Childcare vouchers

Our Application forms are also available from the About Us/Vacancies section on our website:  

This post will be based at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy.

To apply you will need to complete and sign our own Catholic Education Service forms (as listed below) and return to:   

1.Support Staff Application Form   

2.Recruitment Monitoring Form   

3.Rehabilitation of Offenders Monitoring Form  

For enquiries contact Mrs Helen Swindell our Human Resources Manager on 0115 932 2896 (ext 269) 


[Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy is committed to the safeguarding and well-being of every child.  All new appointments will require DBS clearance].

About the employer

Information about Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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