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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 November 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Working pattern
Part time
28.75 hours per week (5 days per week)
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary fixed term until 22nd July 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade D (SCP 4-6) £18,933 - £19,698 FTE)
Actual salary
Actual salary - £12,584.02 - £13,092.49

Job summary

Support Opportunity

Advanced Teaching Assistant (ATA) Key Stage 2
Temporary fixed term until 22nd July 2022
28.75 hours per week (5 days per week)
Grade D (SCP 4-6) £18,933 - £19,698 FTE)
(Actual salary - £12,584.02 - £13,092.49)

Here at Friarage Community Primary School we provide a nurturing, caring and inspirational education setting and due to our popularity our catchment area covers right across Scarborough town and beyond.

Our values and ethos of ‘together we can’ is firmly embedded and we are constantly told by visitors that our school has a real buzz about it. To be a colleague at Friarage you have to be caring, nurturing and have the highest expectations for our wonderful children.

2019/2020 was hugely exciting for our school and 2021/2022 will be even better. As the newest primary member of the Coast and Vale Learning Trust we are working closely with our sister school Newby & Scalby Primary as we share learning and build a primary hub our coastal area can be proud of.

All key areas of school improvement are being tackled, and we have a committed, talented and cohesive staff, delightful children and strong and supportive Governors – all of us united to build a school we can all be proud of.

Our Opportunities
Friarage School looking to appoint a dedicated ATA’s from November 2021. Depending on the post you will primarily deliver upper key stage 2 (year 6 pupils).
The post is initially fixed term from November 2021 until July 2022 initially.
Our support staff are highly regarded and we pride ourselves on developing our support colleagues to excel and further develop their career through specialised training and career paths through to ATA, HLTA status and teacher training.
We encourage applications from candidates who have a passion for education and wish to work in a setting which offers reward and challenge and where no two days are the same.

For some posts, the successful candidates must hold English and Maths GCSE level ‘C’ or above or equivalent. While each post is different we are looking for the following for all posts.

You will:
• Ideally have previous experience in working with children and young people (Essential for the ATA post)
• Be able to support pupils in the inclusion unit (Essential for the ATA post)
• Be supportive, nurturing and understanding
• Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience
• Work well as part of a team
• Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and in writing.

Minimum requirements:
• Relevant NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
• Passion and enthusiasm for working with children
• Good teaching skills and behaviour management strategies
• Show initiative and flexibility
• Excellent communication skills
• Proven experience within a similar position
• Current DBS on the update service or willing to complete a new DBS

We can offer you:
• A warm, happy school where we value our community ethos and have a philosophy of treating each other with kindness and respect.
• Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children who thrive in a safe and caring environment.
• A school at the very heart of the transformation that is taking place in our coastal area
• An opportunity for you to continue on your journey as a support professional – with the support, training and resources our school and Trust have to offer.

The date of commencement for these posts will be as soon as possible in November 2021. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Closing date: Wednesday 3h November at 4pm
Interviews on: Thursday 11th November 2021

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Application forms and job description and person specifications are available to download from our website at Friarage Community Primary School - Home ( by clicking on vacancies and are also available to download from the NYCC jobs advert.

PLEASE DO NOT CLICK APPLY ON THE NYCC JOB ADVERT – you will be need to complete the word application form.

For an informal conversation about the role or for further details, please contact Garry Morrison at Resourcing Solutions (North Yorkshire County Council) at or call 07814935700

Deadline for Receipt of Applications: 4pm Wednesday 3rd November 2021.

Please send your application back to Garry who will acknowledge receipt.

Our school is committed to safeguarding children; this post will require an enhanced DBS check and suitable references. Your motivation and suitability to work with children will be assessed at interview.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
328 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

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School location

Friargate, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HS

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