Teaching Assistant Vacancy, Newham

Closing date:

St Joachim's Catholic Primary SchoolNewham

Date posted:
Start date: 6th January 2019 (Or earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Unqualified Scale 2 point 3- £20,835 (pro rata) Qualified Scale 3 point 5 - £21,591 (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

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: info@st-joachims.newham.gov.uk


Start Date: 6th January 2019 (Or earlier)

36 hours per week – Term time only

Unqualified Scale 2 point 3- £20,835 (pro rata)

Qualified Scale 3 point 5 - £21,591 (pro rata)

We can offer you:

 an outstanding Catholic school with motivated and enthusiastic pupils

 an excellent school ethos with strong links with the parish community

 long standing and committed leadership

 a supportive board of trustees and governing body

 excellent opportunities for personalised CPD

 fantastic career progression opportunities

 a comprehensive professional support network

 personal welfare package

 easy access by transport and parking available

 brand new working facilities

Our successful candidate will:

 be fully committed to our Catholic ethos

 have an enthusiasm for supporting and developing our school and curriculum

 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

We are looking for a committed, hardworking, enthusiastic and caring person to work in our friendly Outstanding Catholic Primary School. We welcome applications, both from graduates who may be looking to begin a career in education, or those who have previous experience working with young people.

The post is for supporting children from Nursery to Year 6 including those with special needs and English as an additional language. This post may involve some 1 to 1 work with children who have additional needs.

The appointed person will also be expected to run before and after school clubs on some days, as part of the designated hours. Morning clubs are between 8am and 9am and afternoon clubs are between 3:30 and 4:30pm.

As part of the interview process short listed candidates will be asked to carry out an English and Maths assessment. Reference requests will be sent for if you are short listed.

Tests and interviews will take place on Wednesday 13th November or Thursday 14th November 2019.

Completed forms need to be returned to St Joachim’s by 5pm Wednesday 30th October 2019.

Teaching Assistant application forms can also be obtained from our school website:

www.st-joachims.newham.sch.uk/jobs or by calling or emailing the school.

Applications can be returned to the school by email: info@st-joachims.newham.sch.uk referencing in the title Teaching Assistant. Applications by post or hand are also welcome.

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.


More about St Joachim's Catholic Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Shipman Road, Custom House, London, E16 3DT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 74761658
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As a Catholic School, we in St. Joachim's aim to complement the home and church environment by setting before the children the ideal of Christian life.

Our belief is that education is about the growth and development of the whole person.

We aim to pr...