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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 20 hours per week, (09:00-12:00, Mon-Fri), TTO

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31st July 2024

Pay scale

Band C, Scale point 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about the welfare and education of young children? Are you looking to work in a collaborative, friendly environment offering lots of potential for progression? If so, we want to hear from you.

Our opportunity

A General Teaching Assistant position (1:1) has opened at Hackness Church of England School. You will be working closely with the class teacher with all facets of classroom support for a child in the class who has a heart condition.

We are looking for a confident, personable General Teaching Assistant to support the class teacher and other staff in delivery of lessons. In particular, we require a candidate who has/is:

  • An enthusiastic and hard-working team player
  • Prior experience of working as a general teaching assistant or working with children is desirable
  • Motivated, positive with a can-do attitude
  • Committed to high-standards and expectations
  • Resilient and flexible
  • Personable with a good sense of humour
  • Willing to support the Christian ethos of the school
  • A clear understanding of the KS1 and EYFS curriculum would be an advantage
  • Phonics teaching experience and knowledge

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • Delightful children who respect each other, have a thirst for learning new things and a staff culture which allows new members to thrive and develop.
  • Opportunities to further develop your craft and a leadership team that will support your ideas and use school resources to help your career aspirations.
  • A village school where staff tell us they ‘have tailored professional opportunities and are encouraged to play their part in our distributed leadership structure.’
  • Children who love being here and in their words ‘Hackness is a happy school and we learn from each other’.

Located at the foot of two wooded moorland valleys, the school offers quaint countryside charm. Hackness works closely with its partner school, Wykeham, as part of the Hackness & Wykeham Church of England School’s Federation. This collaborative supportive structure reflects our attitudes, we are a smaller school with a caring, supportive ethic.

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 Hackness Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
66 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
07816 251271

Arranging a visit to Hackness Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.hunter@northyorks.gov.uk.

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