Post:                          Teaching Assistant (Level 2) 
Contract type:           Temporary (due to SEN funding); Term-time + 1 week (39 weeks)
Contract Period:       1 September 2023 – 31 August 2024 (in the first instance)          

Hours of Work:         Part-time:  31¼ hours per week (31.25): Mon – Friday: 8.30am – 3.15pm / Lunch: 30 minutes                                    
Salary:                       G3 (SCP 3 – 5) £20,813 - £21,575 (full time salary) £10.78 - £11.18.  
                                   Actual Salary £15,034 - £15,717 (approx)

Closing Date:            Thursday 8 June 2023 at 9.00am 

The Governors of St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School wish to appoint a committed Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated Learning Support Team.  Applicants should be prepared to work with pupils who may exhibit challenging behaviour and any experience in this field would be an advantage.  

The role will include supporting and facilitating learning for specific learners, providing one to one support to ensure that statemented pupils benefit from full access to the curriculum.  The successful candidate will work under the direction of the SENCo as part of a wider support team, however the ability to work autonomously when required is essential.

The successful candidate should be supportive of the ethos and values of the school and have the ability to encourage and motivate our students. We are looking for someone with a sense of humour, who understands the importance of developing a positive culture in our organisation and has high expectations of pupils.  In essence, someone who really wants to make a difference

We are an innovative and flourishing school, well regarded for the excellence of our academic achievement and the high level of motivation of pupils and staff.  On interview, we ask candidates for their impressions of our school and without fail they comment on how wonderful our students are, the positive team ethos amongst staff and how friendly and welcoming our school is.  

It really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special.  

If you would like to learn more about either our school or this vacancy, please download the application forms from the website – from.  Alternatively, please contact Mrs P Lennon, Clerk to Governors via email or by telephoning the school number on 01942 728651 x2223. 


The employer is committed to safer recruitment practices and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  The post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service   The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment.

To download further information and application form, please click on the link below:-

Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

Salary: Pro-rata salary = £15,034 - £15,717

Closing Date: 8 June 2023, 9.00am

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