Careers at St James’

The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint an excellent Teaching Assistant, for teaching pupils at the upper end of KS2.

Applicants must be enthusiastic and positive individuals who enjoy working with children and are committed to working as part of an energetic and friendly staff team.

Teaching Assistant Required

Role: Teaching Assistant
Contract: 2 Term Contract – Term Time Only
Hours: 30 hours / week – Monday – Friday, term time only
Salary: Grade 5 Spine Point 16 – £14,570 pro rata

Closing date: 22nd December 2017 (at noon)
Interviews: 8th January 2018

Applicants should have:

  • Excellent English, Mathematics and communication skills.
  • Experience of working with and supporting children to enable them to make accelerated progress in their learning to achieve age related expectations at the end of Year 6.
  • An understanding of the National Curriculum
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team. 
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of and promote the ethos of our Catholic school.

We can offer you:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic, aspiring children 
  • A strong dynamic, creative leadership
  • Dedicated and skilled staff team

To Apply:

A  Job Description and Person Specification can be obtained via the link below. An application form can be obtained by email at

For any further details please contact the school here.


St James the Great is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and provide references. CV’s are not accepted.