12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    11 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    29 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
15 hours GTA, 5 hours MSA
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year)
GTA Grade C – SCP 2 - 4, MSA Grade B – SCP 2

Job summary


General Teaching Assistant SEN – 15 hours per week over 5 days
Grade C – SCP 2 - 4
Midday Supervisory Assistant (MSA) – 5 hours per week
Grade B – SCP 2
Contract Type: Fixed term for 1 year
Start Date: Monday 11th October 2021
Application Closing Date: Wednesday 29th September 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 6th October 2021

We are seeking to employ a General Teaching Assistant with some SEN experience. The role will involve working with an individual pupil in Year 6 and small groups of pupils under the direction of the class teacher. The successful candidate will demonstrate a flexible can-do approach with the aim of helping the pupil to continue to make progress to be the best that they can be. The ability to develop a brilliant rapport with children and nurture their self-esteem is essential; the successful candidate should have excellent communication skills and a calm and understanding manner.

As an MSA you will be required to support children in the lunch hall and in the playground to ensure a caring and safe environment.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Wednesday 29th September. Shortlisting will take place on this day and candidates will be informed by telephone. Interviews will be held the following week.

Please submit applications electronically via e-mail to admin@ksjprimaryschool.org and quote the following reference number on your application - REC/KSJ/00000228

St John’s primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

Please submit applications electronically via e-mail to admin@ksjprimaryschool.org and quote the following reference number on your application - REC/KSJ/00000228

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
330 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About Knaresborough St John's Church of England Primary School

  • Vision - Our vision for Knaresborough St. John's

    • Inspire – We aspire to inspire our children by encouraging them to experience opportunities for learning through an enriched, relevant, creative and engaging curriculum and ensuring that we, as staff, are role models for all those in our care.

    • Nurture – As a Christian school, we ensure that each child is valued and cared for as an individual. Those within our school community feel supported, respected and part of the St. John’s family and are therefore able to grow and flourish within their individual talents.

    • Celebrate – All children and staff have individual strengths and these are valued as part of our school community. All achievements are important and worthy of celebration.

    • Challenge – We aim to challenge all children in relation to their various starting points. Children are encouraged to seek and embrace challenge which in turn allows them to become independent and resilient learners for life.

    • Achieve – John’s encompasses a curriculum that promotes a breadth of academic and personal opportunities. We ensure that all those who are part of our school community are given endless support to achieve more than they believe is possible.

    • Faith – Our Christian school embraces and respects all beliefs and faiths. The school environment enables our children to understand and learn from and about different religions. Children are nurtured so that they are able to make informed choices for their future.

    • Feel safe – Our school family recognises the importance of enabling all children to feel valued and secure within their environment. There is always someone who will listen. All children are encouraged to celebrate, respect and understand one another which in turn brings about an acceptance of individuality.

    • Wellbeing – We want all our school family to enjoy being part of St. John’s, where everyone is happy and supported. We share our positivity, ethos and values with the wider community so that all can benefit from who we are.

    School location

    Stockwell Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 0JN

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