Teaching Assistant

Closing Date: 5 Nov 2021 (Vacancy Closed)

Teaching Assistant       

St Wilfrid’s R.C College

CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle has a growth plan for Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust to serve South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham, with a total of 34 schools in the Trust by July 2022.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust was established in February 2016, currently there are Seventeen schools within the Trust with a schedule of additional schools joining each term.  The details of each of the schools currently within the Trust can be found on our website www.bccet.org.uk

We are seeking to appoint a talented and inspirational level 4 teaching assistant who will take an active role in improving outcomes for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a dedicated team who encourage all pupils in the school community to thrive. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing tailored support to our pupils in and outside of the classroom, maximising the potential of every student in order to help shape and build our learning community.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures.  Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

Salary: Support staff, band 4: £19,698 per annum pro rata

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract: Permanent, 37 hours per week, Term Time Only


Completed application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment@st-wilfrids.org by 10am on Friday 5th November 2021.Emailed applications are required and CV’s will not be accepted.  For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Mr C Clark on 0191 4569121.

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



CES Application Forms – Notes to Applicants

Consent_to_Obtain_References_Form Feb 2021

Recruitment_Monitoring_Form updated September 2021

Trust Privacy Notice 2020

Applicants_Declaration_-_CES_Contract – Feb 2021



Teaching Assistant Band 4 May 2021

JD TA Band 4 – May 2021

Teaching Assistant band 4 – TTO May 2021 v2

This vacancy is now closed.