General Teaching Assistant Selby Community Primary School, Selby, North Yorkshire

Job description

Selby Community Primary School is National Support School and judged ‘good’ by Ofsted (March 2017). We are initially looking for a teaching assistant to join our EYFS team, but with the flexibility to be able to work across the school (ages 2 to 11). The post is a fixed term position initially for 15 hours. In addition there will be an extra 3.5 hours midday supervisor role.

The candidate should have the motivation to develop themselves professionally and collaborate with others as well as the ability to develop strong relationships with parents and others.

The successful candidate will have the ability to provide a high-quality learning experience as well as the enthusiasm and energy to engage and motivate all pupils.

The post will be offered on a fixed term basis in the first instance. It is likely this post may well be required beyond April.

Selby Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school are welcome.

Applications forms and further details for this post are available by emailing Mrs. Karen Hill at or by visiting the vacancies section on our website:

Essential educational requirements

• Relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent

Essential qualifications

• Experience appropriate to working with children in a learning environment

Essential skills and experience

•Good written and verbal communication skills: able to communicate effectively and clearly and build relationships with a range of staff, children, young people, their families and carers
• Good reading, writing and numeracy skills

About Selby Community Primary School

Flaxley Road, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 4DL
Selby Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)