St. Vincent’s RC Primary School, Monkchester Road, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2TX

Support Assistant Level 2

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time - term time plus specified days

£18,562 - £18,933 per annum pro rata (actual £15,706 - £16,020 per annum)

St. Vincent’s RC Primary School

Monkchester Road

Newcastle upon Tyne


Tel: 0191 265 5049


The appointment is for 37 hours per week term time only plus 3 training days as directed by the school. The successful candidate will be placed on a fixed term contract for 1 year, with a view to being made permanent following a staffing review.

The Governors of St Vincent’s RC Primary School wish to appoint a motivated and reliable Level 2 Support Assistant for our friendly, successful and hardworking school.

Duties will include; 1:1 pupil support, small group work and assisting with classroom administration and organisation.

The successful applicant should:

• Be sympathetic to the school’s Catholic ethos.

•Have a sound knowledge and understanding of Primary curriculum expectations in helping children with their learning.

• Hold a recognised Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification and be able to meet at least all the

essential criteria in the job specification.

• Be an excellent team player who is totally committed to enabling every pupil to be the best they

can be.

• Be able to demonstrate excellent, appropriate relationships with all children.

• Have a high degree of emotional intelligence and sensitivity when dealing with children.

• Be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively with other agencies.

In return we can offer: an enthusiastic, welcoming and supportive team of staff and governors, plus opportunities for high quality continuing professional development.

St. Vincent’s RC Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

An application pack is available to download from the school’s website:

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post or by e-mail, no later than midday on Friday 11th June 2021.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

11 June 2021

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