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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible following clearances

  • Closing date

    11 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£10,488 - £10,847.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Advanced Teaching Assistant

Part time - Permanent - Term time only (plus 18 hours) - 18 hours per week

Pay Grade 5 within scale points 9 - 11 (FTE £25,119 - £25,979)

Actual annual salary for 18 hours per week term time only is£10,488 - £10,847.

We are delighted to be making an appointment for the position of Advanced Teaching Assistant at our high achieving, Ofsted Outstanding,11-18 academy in North Yorkshire – Outwood Academy Easingwold.

This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic practitioners to join our Family of Schools and work with us as part of the team who rapidly transformed the school to one that offers outstanding provision and is school of choice in its community.

Our Ofsted report published on 21st September 2022 said “Outwood Academy Easingwold is an aspirational and nurturing environment where pupils are encouraged to excel. Staff have the highest expectations of what pupils can achieve and ensure that they meet them.” They also stated "This is a caring community where pupils and staff value and appreciate each other." About our curriculum they wrote "The school’s ‘intrinsic’, ‘academic’, ‘enhancement’ and ‘elective’ curriculums combine to ensure that pupils receive an exceptional education." Are you looking to work in an outstanding school? If so, contact us to come in for a visit.

Starting as soon as possible, following safer recruiting clearances, we wish to appoint an Advanced Teaching Assistant to join our existing Inclusion team. The purpose of the post is to carry out a range of duties that enable students with learning needs to fully access standard and differentiated curriculum activities. The post holder will work closely with all other members of the Inclusion team and teachers to promote high standards of inclusion and learning opportunities.

As an experienced Teaching Assistant, you will be extremely well organised, IT literate and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Qualified to level 2 (GCSE grade c or above) or equivalent in both Maths and English and have experience of supporting students with specific needs. A level 3 qualification relating to working with children and young people is also essential.

Duties will include:

  • To deliver planned learning activities and teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher.
  • To deliver bespoke intervention programmes to small groups or individual students depending on their needs.
  • To provide reports and contribute to EHCP annual reviews, one-page profile reviews and target setting as necessary.
  • To ensure all equipment used by individual students to support their learning needs are used and maintained responsibly.
  • To undertake 1:1, small group work and withdrawal support as necessary.
  • To liaise with parents, outside agencies and other professionals as necessary.
  • To act as key worker for identified pupils and attend their review meetings.
  • To monitor individual pupil’s conditions and concerns, and report as necessary.

Driving may be required within this role for home visits but is not essential.

Our academies offer a high quality of education for our students and excellent career progression and training for staff. Our driving ambition is ‘Students First: Raising Standards and Transforming Lives’.

You must have GCSE’s (or equivalent) in Maths and English at grade C or higher and any other qualifications listed on the person specification and these must be listed on your application; certificates must be provided at interview. Please also ensure your employment and education history is listed in chronological order with any gaps explained.

To view the full job description and person specification please click on the apply link.

What the school offers its staff


Outwood Grange Academies Trust supports colleagues by funding an extensive range of accredited training courses and apprenticeship opportunities up to Masters level. We also offer:Your starting salary with annual increments plus inflation linked increases. The starting salary within the grade advertised will be dependent upon your experience. You will also receive:

  • A comprehensive induction and training process
  • Automatic enrolment into an increasingly rare and valuable defined Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution rates
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one
  • Enhanced occupational benefits available (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave) with no qualifying period
  • Holidays: A minimum of 25 days plus bank holidays (this increases with length of service)
  • A range of working patterns are available dependant upon the role

Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to:

  • Specialist information on a wide range of work-life issues
  • Emotional support and counselling for a wide range of personal and work issues
  • Legal guidance
  • Financial guidance and debt counselling
  • Child and dependent care support and advice
  • Support for managers

We are also a wellbeing employer with a dedicated wellbeing policy and menopause policy along with menopause champions based in our academies. Other benefits include:

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.For more information on Outwood and a message from our CEO please click on the apply link.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is an education charity and not-for-profit sponsor of primary, junior and secondary academies. We are a dynamic organisation, recognised nationally as one of the highest performing family of schools in the North of England, and we currently sponsor over 40 schools.Our educational blueprint has been developed through leading and supporting schools over many years.We have used this successful blueprint to sponsor academies and have a transformational effect on children’s life chances within very quick timescales.

We feel strongly that academies should enhance the education provision of the community they serve, in addition to driving up standards and playing a central role in regeneration. This is because we believe that improving the life chances of young people is essential to developing a strong local and national economy.

We are now comprised of over 40 schools who work together to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of children in our care, including the most vulnerable or challenging.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Outwood Academy Easingwold

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
709 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Easingwold

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email g.gilchrist@easingwold.outwood.com.

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