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Vacancies & Work Experience

St Edmund's Catholic School, Portsmouth, 11-16 Mixed VA School.

St Edmund’s is a popular Voluntary Aided secondary school in the heart of Portsmouth and serves a wide area. It is an Outstanding school (Ofsted 2016) serving a diverse population.

Teaching Staff Vacancies

There are no vacancies at present.

Support Staff Vacancies

Teaching Assistant (REF: TA01)

Pay Band 4 – 5 - Depending Upon Experience

£17,403 - £20,653 (Pro Rata £10,153.54 - £12,049.37)

25 hours per week

Start Date: To be Negotiated

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will be caring and enthusiastic and will have a genuine commitment to supporting the academic progress of pupils aged 11-16.   The candidate will be part of the Learning Support Department and will work with pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities and also with VI (Visually Impaired) students.   The candidate must be educated to at least GCSE level. The role is term time only. Hours of work are 8.30am until 3pm Monday to Friday.

The closing date for the return of completed applications is Tuesday 14th August 2018 at the latest.          However, forms can be accepted prior to this and candidates interviewed.


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Completed Applications

The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

DBS disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of appointment.


Please return completed applications to:

Email: Lslight@saintedmunds.org.uk

Post: c/o Headteacher, St Edmund's Catholic School, Arundel Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1RX


Please quote the Job Reference number on any application submitted. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. In line with Safer Recruitment guidance we DO NOT accept CV's.


Thank you for interest in working at St Edmund's Catholic School.

Mr Simon Graham - Head Teacher

Work Experience

If you are interested in obtaining working experience at St Edmund's Catholic School we ask that you kindly complete a 'Request for Work Experience' form and return this to:

Ms Slight
PA to Headteacher
St Edmund's Catholic School,
Arundel Street
Portsmouth PO1 1RX

or electronically to lslight@saintedmunds.org.uk

Click here to download the 'Request for Work Experience' form.

Please note that only candidates of a high calibre and able to support the ethos of the school will be considered.

We are unable to accept any requests for work experience during the summer term due to our focus on our Year 11's and their GCSE examinations.