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Support Staff Vacancies

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 Assistant (REF: TA01)

Pay Band 4

£18,441 FTE (Pro-Rata £12,910.61)

30 hours per week

Hours of Work: 8.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday

Start Date: March 2020

 We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to start in March 2020.  The successful candidates 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 successful candidate will also be required to undertake administrative duties as directed by the SENCO.   

The role is term time only.

The closing date for the return of completed applications is Wednesday 26th February 2020. However, applications may be returned in advance and candidates interviewed.

Ref: TA01

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 Job Description Teaching Assistant.pdfDownload
 Person Specification Teaching Assistant.pdfDownload
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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 (form maybe downloaded using the link below) to:

Email: recruitment@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

Support Staff Application Form

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