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1:1 Learning Assistant - St Thomas More Catholic Primary School

What is the job role?

St Thomas More Catholic Primary School is a place where children, staff, parents, governors and the Parish community work together, determined to create an ethos where we recognise that each child is loved by God, and that by demanding excellence for each child, every pupil is nurtured to meet their full human potential. Every child deserves an outstanding education, with unfailingly high behavioral and academic standards: this is what we are striving to achieve at St Thomas More. We are a two-form entry school with capacity for 420 pupils and a 52-place nursery.

The Holy Cross Catholic MAC wish to appoint a 1:1 Learning Assistant to join our team on a fixed term basis, caring for a child with SEN.

The successful candidate will:

  • Supportive of the school’s distinctive Catholic nature.
  • Enthusiastic and inspirational with a passion for engaging children in learning through play.
  • Able to demonstrate high expectations for respectful behavior.
  • A strong team player.
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to uphold the safeguarding ethos of the school.

St Thomas More Catholic Primary School became part of the Holy Cross Catholic Multi Academy Company from 1 September 2019 along with Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School, Bishop Ullathorne Catholic Secondary School and St Augustine’s, Christ the King, St Elizabeth’s and St John Vianney Catholic Primary Schools, which are all located in Coventry.

Our MAC motto is “Achieving together in Faith”. This is an exciting time to join our school as our school communities unite to provide an outstanding Catholic education for all of our pupils.

We have a fantastic commitment to professional development and believe that the right person can make a real difference. We spend dedicated time on professional development through training sessions, briefings, coaching and other professional activities.

All our employees uphold the Catholic ethos of the school regardless of their own belief system, as we strive to provide the best education for our young people. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

For more information or to arrange a conversation with a senior member of staff, please contact the school, on 024 7683 9910.

Application packs are available to download from below our school website: www.stmschool.co.uk/about/vacancies/

Closing Date: Monday 30th November 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 9th December 2020

Fixed Term contract until July 2021

Application forms should be emailed to Mrs Sarah Collins, Headteacher: Sarah.Collins@st-thomasmore.coventry.sch.uk

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Coventry City Council

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