Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/10/2023 23:59
Grade F SCP 14-19 £25,409 - £27,852 per annum, pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Ushaw Moor, Durham DH7 7LF
Number of posts:
Closing date:
30 Oct
Further Information
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is federated with Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Esh Winning, and are both proud to be part of the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of secondary, middle, primary and first schools in Durham, Gateshead, Northumberland and Sunderland. Bishop Wilkinson is the largest catholic education trust in the North East of England and will have a total of 48 schools. This is an exciting time to join our supportive, and growing team.
St Joseph’s wish to appoint a committed, motivated and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our highly effective team.  The role will be to work with children across the whole school.  The successful candidate will be required to provide support for all pupils including children with SEN. They will work in class, with small groups and individuals.
The candidate should have the following:
  • Previous experience of working as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Experience of working across the key stages
  • Experience of whole class supervision
  • Experience of planning and delivering age-appropriate activities
  • A good understanding of children’s learning
  • Sound practical, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Experience of supporting children with SEN
  • Be flexible and approachable 
How to Apply: 

To complete an online application form please click the 'Apply' button.
Prospective candidates are welcome to view the school and should telephone the school office to make an appointment.
Closing date: 30/10/2023  
Interview date: 03/11/2023
The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is 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.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.