Teaching Assistants and Cover Supervisor

St Christopher's School, Hykeham Road, Lincoln, LN6 8AR

Job Location(s)
TA1 G3 SCP 6 - 9 depending on experience - Cover Supervisor G5 SCP 12 - 15 depending on experience
Job Category
Schools - Support
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Susan Turner
Contact Phone Number
01522 528378 ext 103
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

Posts Available: Temporary positions for 1 year  Start date: As soon as possible

2 x full time TA1 posts - 32.5 hours (G3 SCP 6 - 9 depending on experience, starting salary at £18,065 pro-rata)

Opportunities for relief contracts for unsuccessful candidates.

 1 x TA2 (PPA cover across the school – 32.5 hours (G5 SCP 12 - 15 depending on experience, starting salary £20,344 pro rata)

Would you like a new challenge in a vibrant, friendly and supportive special school? This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of a committed and dynamic team, focused on providing the very best education within our community.

Lincoln St Christopher’s and St Francis Federation cater for students and pupils between the ages of 3-19 with a range of needs. We are looking for teaching assistants to work with students with complex communication and interaction. In addition we are looking for a senior TA who will be able to work across the school providing PPA cover. Please indicate in your application which position you are applying for and you are welcome to apply for both if you have the experience.

Experience working in a special school is desirable in particular with more complex needs.

If you have an interest and would like to learn more please call and ask to speak to Kyna Adkins, Headteacher for an informal conversation. Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. 

To arrange a visit, please contact the school on 01522 528378

Our application form & job description are available on our website: www.lincolnstchristophers.com

Completed applications to: susan.turner@lincolnstchristophers.com

Application Deadline: 12 noon on Friday 6th March 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 17th March 2020

Please note that if you have not heard from us by Monday 16th March then you have not been successful on this occasion, but we thank you for your application.

The Federation is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Federation.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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