St. Thomas More

Catholic Voluntary Academy

Newstead Road, Leicester Leicestershire LE2 3TA

0116 2706365

Vacancies at St-Thomas More

We Require a Pupil Specific Teaching Assistant to start ASAP

Temporary, for one year, in the first instance.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent Pupil Specific Teaching Assistant to join our happy and successful school working 31.50 hours to support in Year 4

The role will involve working with a child who has Down’s syndrome, including supporting the child at lunchtime. Experience of supporting individual children would be desirable although training can be provided for the right candidate. Actual salary for this post will be £12271 - £13165 (depending on experience )

The successful applicant will be a team player who has a commitment to excellence for all children and show understanding of special educational needs and disability. They will be flexible, reliable and positive and be a good communicator working with parents, teachers and professionals for the good of the child. They must be enthusiastic and creative, willing to undertake necessary training and be able to show initiative but also be able to seek or listen to advice.


Closing Date for applications is 10 am on Monday 23rd April 2018.

Visits to the school are welcome and you can arrange to visit by telephoning the school office on 0116 2706365.

Application packs can be obtained from

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.


Pupil Specific Teaching Assistant Advert

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Recruitment Monitoring Information Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 – Disclosure Form