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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,710.00 - £20,712.00 Annually (Actual) Salary based on Grade CD, Scale Point 03-04 £22,737-£23,893

General Teaching Assistant job summary

The purpose of this post is to work with teachers to support teaching and learning by working with individuals or small groups of pupils under the direction of teaching staff, and may be responsible for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan with access to support and guidance as required.

Job Details

Hours of Work: 37 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only including Training Days (39 Weeks Per Year)

Position Type: Permanent

Line Manager: Assistant Headteacher (SENCo)

Travel Required: No

The salary is dependent on current qualifications and experience, please see the attached job description for more information.

We are looking to appoint a confident, effective and highly motivated General Teaching Assistant who will make a positive contribution to the achievement of all of our
students. The role will require you to work alongside students in all year groups and assist the Class Teacher in the support and inclusion of all students, to ensure students can access their learning and support their academic progress.

At our school 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. 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 students 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!

Applicants should be kind, resilient and patient with a good sense of humour and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. The desire to see each student be the best they can be is essential. 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.

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 school is part of a growing Multi-Academy Trust consisting of 9 schools (five secondary schools and four primary schools), all rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. Each school within our trust has its own unique values and ethos and is committed to the overarching principle of "Being the best we can be", the mission statement of Areté Learning Trust . Our Trust seeks to create a context for all children and young people to thrive, academically, personally and socially so that they experience the real joy of learning.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Mrs S Bell, Assistant Headteacher (SENCO) on sbell@arete.uk.

Application Process

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

The Areté Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

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 Northallerton School & Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1079 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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