HLTA - St Mary's, Blackhill

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/04/2021 12:00
Grade 7 £23541 - £27041 per annum pro rata to term time only plus 2 weeks
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Marys, Blackhill
Number of posts:
Closing date:
16 Apr
Further Information

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
In partnership with Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust

Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Grade 7 (£23,541 - £27,041) pro rata
37 hours per week, Term Time Only plus Two Weeks, Permanent

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is a good school where staff, parents and governors are united in their vision for the school. The mission and ethos of Catholic education permeates all aspects of school life.

We are looking to appoint someone who has: -
• Experience of delivering whole class and group teaching
• A successful track record of working with children
• Experience of working with children with Special educational Needs
• Experience of working across Key Stages

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

In March 2021 St Mary’s Catholic Primary school became part of the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of 5 secondary schools and 21 primary schools from across Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham and Northumberland, in the west of the Diocese. The Trust will expand to 30 schools by the end of 2021 and reach a total of 48 schools by 2022.

How to apply

Application forms and further details are available from our website and should be returned to blackhillstmary@durhamlearning.net. Please note that restrictions on visiting our school are still in force due to COVID-19.

Closing date: 12.00noon on Friday 16th April 2021
Interviews to be held : Friday 23rd April 2021

This post is not open to job share

Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

The board and the Diocese 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 provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wish to ensure you are aware of the purpose for which we are requesting your consent to collect and process the data we have asked you to provide on this application form. For further information on the data we collect and the reasons for this, please refer to the ‘Notes for Applicants’ document.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment cannot be progressed without this declaration.

Equality Monitoring
Applicants are not required to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, however, if they do, they will be helping the school to fulfil its obligations under the Equality Act 2010.
The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be used purely for monitoring and statistical purposes and will not form part of the application or the recruitment process. The persons involved in the recruitment process will not have sight of the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Emailed applications are acceptable
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the interviews for this position may be remote, therefore if you are able, we would encourage candidates to hand sign any documents which require signature and then email the scanned version to the school. Original documents should be signed as soon as circumstances allow.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.