Guide us O God to be the best we can be; in every thought, in every word and every deed

Thank you for your interest in working at our school.

St Mary & St Andrew’s Catholic primary school is a school we are proud of. We are passionate about providing the best learning opportunities and recognise that in order to do this, we must secure the highest quality staff for all roles in our school.

Candidates are expected to complete the relevant application form for the role they are interested in, including the Consent to Obtain References. All shortlisted candidates are then requested to fill in the supplementary information forms: Rehabilitation Form & Recruitment Monitoring Form.  Please note that CV only applications will not be considered. Please ensure that your application meets the specific needs of the job description and essential criteria on the person specification. Shortlisting will be based around this.

We follow advice in relation to safer recruitment and all successful candidates will be expected to complete ID, qualification and DBS checks along with a Staff Disqualification Declaration. Please see our Safeguarding Statement.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please call us on 01772 862335 for an appointment.

Current Vacancies

Ta2a Maternity Cover

Closing Date extended: 29th September 2023

Interview Date: 2nd October 2023


Grade Profile

Application Form

Notes to Applicants

Consent to Obtain References

Recruitment Monitoring Form

(Please return all forms to Mrs Hayley Matthews via email to

The Governors are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our school family, working with our wonderful teachers and happy children. This role is fixed term and will end 22nd December 2023.

TA 2a Position:

This role will primarily be working in KS2 classes five mornings a week (Monday to Friday 9am-12:30pm with a 15min break) There will also be the option of increasing these hours by covering our Breakfast Club 4 mornings a week (Monday -Thursday).

Fixed Term Contract:  1st November 2023 – 22 December 2023 to cover a long term absence.

Monday to Friday 7:45am – 3:30pm

This role is to provide classroom support across KS2. Each day will begin with working in our Newhouse after school breakfast club, meeting and greeting our children. Following that at 8:40am you will transition the children into school and support the teaching and learning of our pupils.

Salary: Grade 4 Scale point 4-6 £21,189 – £21,968 (FTE to be paid pro-rata)

We are a successful, happy and welcoming school community with a strong Catholic ethos. We are looking for someone with excellent people skills, who can nurture and support our children with their learning and help our children become the best that they can be.

The successful candidate will be flexible and have the confidence to support and encourage the learning of the National Curriculum across all year groups up to year 6, experience in upper KS2 would be beneficial as would a sporting interest.

For further information please call the school office and ask to speak to the Head Teacher on 01772 862335.