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  • Start date details

    December 2023

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£11.59 - £11.98 Annually (Actual)

General Teaching Assistant - 25 hours per week (including 5 hours Midday Supervisory Assistant) job summary

🌟 General Teaching Assistant🌟

Are you looking for a rewarding part-time role?  Maybe you already have experience and are looking for a new challenge or you are passionate about supporting children but have never had the opportunity?  One of our valued colleagues is retiring and therefore we have a vacancy for a General Teaching Assistant to join our team. Please read on to find out more!

🎓  Experienced - Build on Your Expertise:   As an experienced General Teaching Assistant, you've already made a significant impact on pupils' lives. At Helmsley Community Primary School, we recognise and value your expertise. Join our team and continue to grow as an education professional, collaborating with passionate colleagues and making a lasting difference in the lives of young learners.

🎯 No experience - Unleash Your Potential At Helmsley Community Primary School, we believe that everyone has untapped talents and abilities. If you have a genuine desire to make a positive impact on young minds, we provide the perfect platform to discover and develop your skills. No prior experience in education? No problem! We offer comprehensive training that will equip you with the knowledge and expertise you need to thrive as a General Teaching Assistant.

💼 What will the role involve?

The role of a General Teaching Assistant is much more than just a job. As a General Teaching Assistant, you'll be at the heart of our inclusive learning environment which also includes access to our very own woodland area. It's an opportunity to shape lives, build meaningful relationships, and contribute to a brighter future. Collaborating with experienced educators, you'll have the opportunity to inspire and guide pupils on their educational journey. You'll work closely with teachers, providing vital support and guidance, fostering a nurturing environment, your support will be invaluable in helping children develop their confidence, unlock their potential, and overcome challenges.  Witness the joy on a child's face as they grasp a new concept, watch them grow in confidence, and be a part of their transformation.  Join us in making a real difference in the lives of young learners!

📚 About you?

You will be able to demonstrate how you can inspire others to have high expectations of themselves and their achievements. We place great value on the importance of building effective relationships; therefore, you should be able to demonstrate how you would do so with pupils, parents, and colleagues. You will be able to work in partnership with your colleagues to ensure the best possible outcomes for all of our pupils and have the drive and enthusiasm to become an outstanding teaching assistant.  Most importantly, you will be committed to and demonstrate how you would provide support to create a safe and nurturing environment where every child feels valued and supported to achieve and flourish.  

  💼  What can we offer you?

🌈  Join our Supportive Community: When you join Helmsley Community Primary School, part of Ryedale Learning Trust, you become part of a warm and supportive community of dedicated professionals. Collaborate with like-minded professionals, share ideas, and learn from one another as you contribute to creating an inspiring learning environment. Our team is committed to fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.

💡 Choose Flexibility:   We understand that work-life balance is crucial, which is why we offer flexibility in terms of working hours and weeks. Whether you're a parent looking to fit work around your family commitments, a recent graduate seeking a meaningful career path, or someone with a diverse range of experiences, we provide the flexibility you need to succeed. Embrace a role that allows you to have an impact while maintaining a fulfilling personal life.

🌟  Embrace Term-Time Excellence:  If you thrive in a term-time environment, Helmsley Community Primary School is the perfect place for you. Our term-time roles ensure you have dedicated breaks during school holidays, allowing you to recharge and pursue personal interests while maintaining the joy of working with students during the academic year. Experience the best of both worlds with a role that aligns with your preferences.  And don’t forget you are also paid a minimum of 5.6 weeks holiday pay on top of your working weeks!

  📚  Ongoing Professional Development We believe in investing in our staff's growth and development. As a General Teaching Assistant, you'll have access to a wide range of professional development opportunities, including workshops, training programs, and mentoring. We are committed to supporting your career progression and providing the tools you need to excel in your role.

  🎓 Our fantastic pupils:  Perhaps the most compelling reason to join our school is our fantastic pupils, who are the schools’ greatest asset.  They are motivated, engaged and eager to learn, and they will inspire you to be the best you can be!

📢  Ready to Take the Leap

If you're looking for a career that offers training, flexibility, and the chance to make a lasting impact, Helmsley Community Primary School is ready to welcome you.  Embark on a journey that will shape both your life and the lives of those around you.  Apply today  and unlock your potential as a General Teaching Assistant at Helmsley Community Primary School!

If you would like to visit and look round our school or have an informal discussion with Claire Lamb our Headteacher about the role, please contact Helen Feather on 01439 770783 or email  info@helmsey-rlt.co.uk

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About Helmsley Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
169 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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