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Teaching Assistant Vacancy for 4th January 2022

St Joachim's Catholic Primary SchoolNewham

St Joachim’s Catholic Primary School

Part of

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy Trust

Headteacher: Mr. J. Allen

Shipman Road

Custom House


E16 3DT

Tel: 0207 476 1658

E mail:

Start Date: 4th January 2022

36 hours per week – Term time only

Unqualified Scale 2 point 3- £21,408 (pro rata)

   Qualified Scale 3 point 5 - £22,185 (pro rata)

    (TEMPORARY 1 YEAR CONTRACT with the possibility of teacher training to follow)

We can offer you:

• an outstanding Catholic school with motivated and enthusiastic pupils 

• excellent opportunities for personalised CPD 

• fantastic career progression opportunities 

• easy access by transport and parking available

Our successful candidate will:

 be fully committed to our Catholic ethos 

 be passionate and ambitious about the education of all children

 have high expectations and a commitment to raising standards

 enjoy working in a strong team environment

 be flexible to the changing needs of the school and academy

Applicants should be enthusiastic, patient, flexible, hardworking, proactive and able to work with a variety of age groups. The post is based at St Joachim’s and will include both whole class and individual support.

A degree is desirable or a minimum of GCSE or equivalent qualifications in English, maths and science and excellent spoken and written English. Candidates with a creative or sporting interest or background would be welcomed.  Suitable applicants may have the opportunity in future to train with us to become a teacher on the School Direct route. 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a maths and English test and have a school based interview.

The schools in the Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical questionnaire.

Tests and interviews will take place on Friday 10th December 2021.

Application forms can also be obtained from our school website: by sending an email to  or calling the school.

Applications can be returned to the school by email: referencing in the title Teaching Assistant. Applications by post or hand are also welcome.     

Completed forms need to be returned to St Joachim’s on Wednesday 8th December 2021.

St Joachim’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to employment checks. References will be sought and the successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure + Barring Service Check.

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