Please click on the link below for details of all the current vacancies in the Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust:



ALNWICK GROVE, JARROW, NE32 5YT Tel: 0191 4898355


7.5 hours per week, term time only

Salary: Real Living Wage, £23,151.49 pro rata (£4331.88 per year)

Required from January 2024

CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust was established in February 2016, currently there are 29 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

Required from January 2024, the Governors of St Matthew’s Catholic Primary School are looking to appoint a Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant to join this vibrant school community and dedicated staff team.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Supervise pupils during their lunchtime, both in the hall and outside
  • Ensure positive interactions with children
  • Administer First Aid when necessary (appropriate training will be provided)
  • Lead playground games
  • Manage behaviour
  • Maintain discipline throughout the lunchtime breaks, in accordance with guidance given by senior members of staff
  • Ensure that an accurate record of incidents is kept

We can offer:

  • A strong Catholic ethos where all are valued
    • Happy, confident and motivated children who embrace new challenges
  • Friendly and committed staff
  • An active and supportive Local Governing Committee

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: Real Living Wage, £4331.88 per year

Start Date: January 2024

Contract: Permanent, part time – term time only

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to by 12 noon on Wednesday 13 December 2023. Please visit our website for further information and an application pack. Applicants must use the CES Catholic Education Service Application Form, as available on our website.

Emailed applications are required and CVs will not be accepted.  For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Mrs Frances Young either via the office email address or by telephone on 0191 489 8355.

Interviews will be held on Monday 18 December 2023.

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.

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