St Benet's Catholic Primary School


We currently have vacancies for a Teaching Assistant and a Midday Supervisor, please see the adverts and application forms below. 

Teaching Assistant – Permanent Position

30 hours a week to include half an hour at lunchtime. 38 weeks a year.

Scale C Point 3 £20,812 pro rata

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant, to join our hard working and supportive team. St Benet’s is a small school in the heart of Beccles, which has a special community feel, combining a catholic ethos with an environment that focuses on the development of the whole child.  You will work in a warm, friendly and caring environment, and play an essential role in the school, helping our children to fulfil their potential.

As part of our team, you will be responsible for delivering the learning activities and interventions planned by the class teacher within an upper KS2 class.  As part of this role, you will be required to support the Midday Supervisors for half an hour at lunch time too.

The successful candidate will:

Be a qualified NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant (or equivalent)

Be passionate and enthusiastic about supporting children

Be able to use specialist skills/training/experience to support children’s needs

Be committed to the school’s high standards of teaching, learning and pastoral care

Have knowledge of supporting children with SEND

Have knowledge and understanding of the Primary curriculum

We offer:

An inclusive and caring ethos

Enthusiastic, well-motivated and inquisitive children

Welcoming and supportive staff

Opportunities for professional development

A supportive Governing Body

A caring school community

Any questions relating to the post should be emailed to –  


For an informal discussion please contact Sam Barlow, Headteacher by telephoning the school: 01502 712012. Visits to the school are encouraged and welcome.


How to apply

An application pack is below. Please complete all forms and return to 

Closing date:                9th December 2022

Interview date:           12th December 2022

St Benet’s RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding pupils. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, health check and Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and proof of right to work in the UK. The successful applicant will also be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations. We are an equal opportunities employer.



 Mid-day Supervisor

Salary – Starting at Norfolk Scale A Point 1 £18,328.21 FTE - £9.50 an hour

Permanent – 7.5 hours a week

Required for immediate start subject to receipt of satisfactory checks and references

The set hours are 11.45am to 1.15pm Monday to Friday, although this may require some slight flexibility depending on school events.


 The job description and application form is available below.


 Please send completed forms by email to:

Closing date: 31st December 2022


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.