Care Assistant

Full Time Temporary Term Time Only
  • Closing date: 8th July 2020
  • Suitable for NQTs: N/A
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Term Time Only
  • Kingsbury Drive, Aspley, Nottingham, NG8 3EP
  • Applications have closed.
  • SCP Band 2 pro rata actual starting salary £13,411 pa
  • Nottingham
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust
  • Start date: 1 September 2020
St Teresa`s Catholic Primary School

Salary: SCP Band 2 pro rata actual starting salary £13,411 pa

Contract type: Full time, 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Contract term: Temporary until 31 August 2021

Closing date: Wednesday 8 July 2020 (9.00 am)

St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Multi-Academy Trust, are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Care Assistant to join our friendly and hard-working team. This post is to work with a student with SEND and will start on 1 September 2020.

Main duties include

• Assisting with the personal care of pupils and those with specific medical needs and care plans

• Support for personal hygiene which includes toileting

• Providing practical and personal assistance to pupils with identified physical needs

• Providing general support in the classroom both indoors and outdoors

• Assisting with basic administrative tasks with regards to a high standard of presentation of pupil’s work

• Supporting pupils on off-site visits

• Provide lunchtime support and assistance to pupils

• Attendance at weekly team meeting

• To be aware of and follow all school policies and procedures, in particular the school’s child protection policy and the school’s equality policy

• The appointee will be required to encourage acceptance and inclusion of children with special needs, promoting and reinforcing the child’s self- esteem whilst maintaining professionalism and confidentiality at all times

• To undertake and update First Aid training as required

We are a welcoming and inclusive school and are happy to accept applications for those of all faiths, and none, who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

Closing date: Wednesday 8 July 2020 (9.00 am)

Interview date: to be confirmed

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.

The Trust and St Teresa’s Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants. We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

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