Teaching Assistant - St Joseph's RC Primary School Sunderland

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
05/06/2020 16:00
D Point 5
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Joseph's RC Primary School Sunderland
Closing date:
5 Jun
Further Information

Rutland Street, Millfield, Sunderland, SR4 6HY
Tel: 0191 5108484
Fax: 0191 5658604
Email: st.josephs@school360.co.uk
Headteacher; Mr D.J Groark
Website: www.stjosephssunderland.school

Teaching Assistant Two Year Old Provision Required for September 2020 x 3 posts
Fixed Term - Level 3 (D - Level 5-7) until 31.08.2021 (mornings)
Term Time only 20 hours per week

The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Classroom Assistant to join this happy welcoming community, enriched by our diversity where we strive to be better than our best. The role will be to work in our newly established Two Year Old Provision.

The successful candidate will:
• Be a practising Catholic or sympathetic to the teachings of the Catholic Church. They will be expected to play a full part in promoting the Catholic mission of the school.
? Be an excellent practitioner with high expectations and a commitment to raising standards
? Have the capacity to inspire and motivate children
? Be dedicated to their own professional development
? Be prepared to be involved in the wider and corporate life of the school, supporting the informal as well as the formal curriculum.

We can offer:
• Warm, welcoming successful school and parish community
• Happy, enthusiastic, highly motivated children who are keen to learn
• A committed staff and Governing Body
• An attractive, stimulating and well organised environment

Applicants are invited from teaching assistants who are practicing Catholics or who are supportive of our catholic ethos and who are committed to high expectations within a caring environment. Please state curriculum strengths.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal check for regulated activity.

St. Joseph’s Primary School safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland safeguarding Board procedures.

Further information and application forms are available via the vacancy section of the school website and should be returned to the Headteacher at the above address by
4.00pm on 5th June 2020 (or via email at st.josephs@schol360.co.uk)

Due to the current situation we are unable to offer visits to school, however if you would like more information about the role then please email st.josephs@school360.co.uk where we can arrange a telephone call with yourself at a mutually convenient time.

Interviews to take place Monday 15th June 2020 – please note that this is a provisional date and may be subject to change depending on Government guidelines on the current lockdown


Please note application forms should be made using the Catholic Education Service application Forms available from

and not the LA form.