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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.

Caretaker (Lettings) (CA01)


Salary: Pay band 3 FTE £18,065-£18,441

(Pro Rata £11,470-£11,709)

 Term Time Only Plus 1 week in the Summer

26½ Hours per week (40 weeks)

Mon – Thu 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Fri 5:30pm to 8pm

Sat 8am to 4:30pm

 (Summer hours to be agreed)

To Start November/December 2019


Duties to include assisting the Site Manager with the security of the School, to cover lettings, maintenance, cleaning and general duties.  The ideal candidate will be well presented, motivated, and have good customer relations skills.  They may also have good transferable practical skills.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 22nd November 2019 (extended).  

However, forms may be returned prior to this date and candidates interviewed.

 Caretaker Lettings Job Description.pdfDownload
 Covering Letter Caretaker~Lettings.pdfDownload
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Teaching Assistant (REF: TA01)

 Pay Band 4

 £18,441 FTE (Pro-Rata £10,758.84)

25 hours per week

Hours of Work: 8.30am -3pm Monday to Friday

Start Date: January 2020


We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to start in January 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 role is term time only.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 29th November 2019.

However, forms may be returned prior to this date and candidates interviewed.


 Covering LetterTA.pdfDownload
 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: 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

Support Staff Application Form

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