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Teaching Assistant for Science

Sep 15, 2017

REQUIRED FOR JANUARY 2018:  Teaching Assistant for Science
Hours of work:  30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.45 am to 3.15 pm
39 weeks per year/term time only including five INSET days
Salary:  Grade 2 - Point 10 [Range:  10 to 15]:  £11,761 to £12,847 (hourly rate: £8.56 to £9.35)

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an ambitious, qualified and dedicated Teaching Assistant, with high expectations and a strong commitment to school improvement, and the capacity to demonstrate improvement of their own practice through observation and evaluation, to join our Science Department.  The successful candidate will be required to work in partnership with class teachers to support learning by working with individual or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff.

If you are a person who will -

  • inspire young people to achieve their full potential?
  • assist students in learning in an imaginative and motivational way?
  • ensure all groups of students make excellent progress?

you are the person we wish to meet!

St Julie's Catholic High School, in the trusteeship of the Sisters of Notre Dame, has just undergone a £23 million investment in a new school building, which will open to our students on Monday 18 September 2017. There are 8 brand new and fully resourced laboratories, serviced by 2 Technicians from 2 large preparatory rooms. Each room is bright and airy, with excellent light and comfortable seating and furniture, helping students to focus on their learning. The principal aim of our school it to put into put into practice the words of the school's patron saint, St Julie Biliart, "Let them be taught what is necessary for life".  We are a large voluntary aided 11-18 school for girls, with boys in the Sixth Form.  The successful candidate will support the governors' commitment for the school to continue to be the secondary school of choice for Catholic girls in South Liverpool and the surrounding area.  We provide a Catholic education to girls of all faiths, as part of our educational Mission.

Inspection reports about St Julie's stated in 2016:

  • The behaviour of pupils is good. They are polite, courteous and respond well to instructions.
  • pupils attend well.  attendance is above the national average.
  • processes to keep pupils safe are strong.  pupils feel safe and are safe in school.
  • pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted well.
  • the governing body provides strong support and challenge for school leaders.
  • progress made by learners in the sixth form is good and particularly so in the vocational subjects.

St Julie's Catholic High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is required, with Children's Barred List check, for all successful applicants.

Closing date for application:  12 midday on FRIDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2017

Only completed applications submitted on the Catholic Education Service (CES) Application Form will be considered.  All completed applications to be submitted electronically to:  PLEASE NOTE:  Only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted following the closing date.  Please refer to the school's website for Job Description & Person Specification -  St Julie's Catholic High School is committed to Equality of Opportunity.  Prospective applicants are invited to contact the school's Human Resources & Administration Manager to find out more about the post, if they so wish.

Supporting Documents

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Notes for Applicants

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilition of Offenders Declaration