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Breakfast Club Assistant Vacancy

Breakfast Club Assistant Vacancy

Breakfast Club Assistant Vacancy

After many years of hard work and dedication, Mrs Craggs has decided to retire from Breakfast Club. She will still be working in our office every day though, so parents and children will see her smiling face every morning! We would like to thank Mrs Craggs for taking our Breakfast Club from strength to strength.

Mrs Richardson will still be working in Breakfast Club and the Governors are now advertising for someone to work alongside her.  Duties will include setting up and tidying away resources for the planned activities, preparing breakfast and supervising the children. Experience of working with children would be desirable.

The successful candidate would be required to start as soon as possible. This is a permanent role which is required for term time only. The contracted hours are 7:30am to 9:00am.

The full advert with more details can be found on our school noticeboard, the church noticeboard, Jobs North East website or our school website.

The advert and application form can be downloaded by following these links:

Advert

Application Form

Notes to Applicants

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders – Disclosure Form

Packs are also available to collect from the School Office over the Easter holidays (excluding Bank Holidays) between the hours of 8am and 3pm. All application forms are returnable to Mrs Wallace in the school office. The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 20th April 2018. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25th April in the afternoon.

If you know of anyone who may be interested, please let them know.

 

School Closed – Friday 2nd March

School Closed – Friday 2nd March

St Columba’s School will be closed today – Friday 2nd March. This decision has been made by the Governors following concerns around the continued amber weather warning and health and safety for all. We definitely plan to open as normal on Monday morning – 5th March and will text all parents on Sunday evening to…Read More

School Closed – Thursday 1st March

School Closed – Thursday 1st March

Please be aware that school will be CLOSED today due to the continued adverse weather conditions and amber weather warning that is still in force. Mass in school will therefore be cancelled. We will inform all parents via text message, our school Facebook page and our school Twitter feed regarding a decision about Friday 2nd…Read More

Revised Admissions Policy for September 2019

Revised Admissions Policy for September 2019

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle are currently reviewing the admissions policy for all Roman Catholic primary schools for admission into Reception class for September 2019. Where changes to admission arrangements are intended, all schools are required to consult before these are determined and published. You can request a copy of the policy for consultation…Read More

Youth Friday – Y3’s Liturgy

Youth Friday – Y3’s Liturgy

Year 3 led us all in a beautiful Liturgy on Friday 24th November to celebrate ‘Youth Friday’. The theme was based on the message of Pope Francis for 2017 – ‘The Mighty One has done great things for me’, say Yes! On Youth Friday we celebrate the gift of young people in our schools, parishes,…Read More

He’s Behind You!

He’s Behind You!

On Friday 8th December, Reception to Y6 will be visiting Whitley Bay Playhouse to watch their annual Christmas pantomime. This year the panto is Cinderella! On Friday 17th November we had an afternoon of fun and laughter as members of the theatre group came into school to deliver a workshop in preparation for our visit.…Read More

Our Amazing Shoe Box Appeal!

Our Amazing Shoe Box Appeal!

This year, for the very first time at St. Columba’s, as part of their Sacramental Preparation Journey in Faith, Year 4 decided to support ‘Operation Christmas Child’ – the Shoe Box Appeal. A shoe box is Christmas wrapped, filled with toiletries, toys and school items before being sent to a child in natural disaster zones…Read More

Our Fabulous Mini Police!

Our Fabulous Mini Police!

On Friday 6th October, our Mini Police representatives attended a very important event at the Metro Centre. We were invited to support the annual cybercrime prevention awareness stalls organised by Northumbria Police – #CyberSquad. The event helps to raise awareness to shoppers about the very important issues of online and cyber safety. The Digital Policing Team…Read More

Erasmus visit to Italy

This week Mr Keilty, Miss Metcalfe, Miss Monteith, Miss OConnor and Mrs Iliadou visited some of our partner schools in Tarquinia, Italy. Whilst visiting the schools, we observed lessons, met the children and teachers and watched some amazing performances!   Our visit was part of our Erasmus project ‘There’s No Planet B: Stop Climate Change’.…Read More

Erasmus Visit to Italy

Erasmus Visit to Italy

Next week, Mr Keilty, Miss Metcalfe, Miss Monteith, Miss O’Connor and Mrs Iliadou will visit Rome to plan and prepare the next part of our Erasmus project – There’s No Planet B; Stop Climate Change. The will spend time in our Italian Partner school, observing teaching, working with children, sharing our work and discussing the…Read More