Early Years Advanced Teaching Assistant

Barrowcliff School, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6NQ

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£15,021-£15,573 per annum

Pay scale

Grade D, Spine point 4-6,

Early Years Advanced Teaching Assistant job summary

Do you have experience of working with young children?

We are recruiting for a highly motivated Advanced Teaching Assistant to join our school. You will primarily support in our Nursery class (initially) and work with children in our Early Years setting. We are a two-form entry primary school with a higher than average number of children eligible for pupil premium funding, as well as a higher than average proportion of pupils with Special Educational Needs. Working under the direction of the class teacher, you will support in the classroom and play a key role in the children’s education. You will assist teachers in supporting pupils both on a one-to-one basis, and in small groups. Alongside our staff you will be responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have relevant qualifications and experience in working with children
  • Knowledge/experience of the Early Years Framework and delivering Read Write Inc would be an advantage
  • Have practical experience of working with small groups of young children
  • Be flexible in their approach to the needs of the children
  • Have high expectations of all children
  • Be willing to take part in relevant CPD in order to support the children
  • Be able to work with outside agencies and communicate with parents
  • Be able to be flexible and adapt day to day

Additional requirements:

  • Two references confirming suitability for the role
  • Commitment to safeguarding
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Able to provide evidence of police checks for any time spent living or working abroad


  • Support from dedicated and knowledgeable staff
  • Commitment to your continued professional development through training
  • A warm, happy school where we value our community and have a philosophy of kindness and support for each other
  • Happy, enthusiastic and well-behaved children
  • A school with exciting and attractive learning environments
  • An opportunity to work with a close-knit team
  • A leadership team who welcome fresh ideas, traditional values and a sense of teamwork

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

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About Barrowcliff School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
289 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
07816 251271

Mixed Primary community School in Scarborough with 289 pupils on roll.

Arranging a visit to Barrowcliff School

For an informal conversation about the role, and/or to arrange a visit, please contact Sarah Hunter at Resourcing Solutions (North Yorkshire County Council) at sarah.hunter@northyorks.gov.uk or call 07816 251271.

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