Teaching Assistant – Sacred Heart

Teaching Assistant – Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

Grade:             Grade 3, Point 12 – 18 (£17,173 – £18,870) pro rata
Hours:              35 hours a week, Term Time plus 1 week, Permanent (Monday-Friday 08:30am – 4:00pm)

Imagine a place……

Where every child and adult matters

Where the line between learning and fun is invisible

Where everyone makes a difference

Where everyone is inspired and motivated to reach their potential

This is Sacred Heart. Can you imagine being part of our team?


The Local Academy Committee wish to appoint enthusiastic and dedicated teachers/support staff who would support the Catholic Ethos of our happy and successful school.

Do you want to work in a happy, caring environment? Are you a dedicated professional who loves to see children achieve?

We are looking forward to welcoming a Teaching Assistant to join our journey towards becoming an outstanding school. Support and professional development are a high priority and all our staff at every level benefit from high quality professional development opportunities.

We can offer:

  • A happy school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos;
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere;
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated and excellently behaved children;
  • Supportive parents and Local Academy Committee Members;
  • Excellent professional development opportunites within our Academy of schools.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a dedicated professional with the ability to inspire children
  • Set high standards for themselves and others
  • Work successfully in partnership with parents and our community
  • Be committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of our school;
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills and able to multi-task in a busy environment;
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and caring;
  • Be able to show excellent organisational and communication skills with both children and colleagues

Application forms and supplementary documents are available to download from below.  Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form and relevant supplementary documents must be completed.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Closing Date: 10th April noon

Interview Date: TBC


Applicant Pack

Support Staff Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Disclosure Form

Notes to Applicants