General Teaching Assistant

Roecliffe Church of England Primary School, York, North Yorkshire, YO51 9LY

25 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Until 31.07.2023)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade C SCP 2-4

Actual salary


General Teaching Assistant job summary

Do you have experience working with children?

Would you like a role where every day is different and the opportunity to make a difference at our school?

If so, we would like to hear from you! Our small and friendly school is looking to recruit a General Teaching Assistant to work across the primary age range, predominantly with our Key Stage 2 children.

Our Opportunity This is an extremely rewarding role for someone who has a relentless drive to make a difference and a commitment to ensure that all children at our school reach their full potential. We are looking to appoint an excellent Teaching Assistant who has experience of supporting primary aged children, particularly those in upper KS2. The role will entail a mixture of whole class support, and also small group and 1:1 support, working closely with the class teacher and other support staff.

About you:

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, innovative and resourceful, with a desire to work as part of our fantastic team and become a valued member of our school staff.

You may already be working in a school and hold a level 2 qualification, though this is not essential and we welcome applications from individuals with experience working with children in a non-classroom setting and recent graduates looking to obtain classroom experience with a view to train to teach.

Personality is key as you will have excellent communication skills and a calm and understanding manner, be flexible in your approach and have the ability to develop secure relationships with parents, staff and children. You will use your self-initiative and positive attitude to overcome challenges and make the most of every moment!

In return, we can offer you a supportive environment, opportunities for professional development and the encouragement to try new initiatives in a forward-looking school.

Applying for the job

Completed applications should be returned to Miss Vicky Harris, by 9am Monday 12th September 2022.

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Supporting documents

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About Roecliffe Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
85 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

At Roecliffe CofE School, we strive to support each other to be the best educators and individuals, through our Christian values of Faith, Courage and Love. We are a small but social team of 4 teachers and 6 TAs, led by a Headteacher who is committed to supporting her staff professionally and personally. There are opportunities to collaborate with other local schools to develop best practice as well as ongoing CPD opportunities.

As a school we involve ourselves in initiatives to enrich our curriculum. We use local resources to full effect with the local history and natural environment, and outdoor learning being an important part of our educational aspirations. We are also a Google-affiliated school and technology is a key part of our curriculum, with strong links with technological and STEM external partners. We even have our own weather station! We are invested in extra-curricular activities, with a mixture of sports and cookery clubs and a school choir. We also take part in local sports tournaments with other schools.

Our well-behaved and enthusiastic pupils make very good progress and achieve excellent outcomes supported by their parents and a fantastic staff team.

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