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  • Application deadline

    21 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
1. 34 hrs per week (Monday to Friday TTO) 2. 4 days per week – days to be confirmed approx. 27.5 hrs Hours: Monday Wednesday and Friday 8.30 am to 3.30 pm, Tuesday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm and Thursday 8.30 am to 4 pm.
Contract type
Fixed term (August 2022)
£19,698-£20,493 per annum pro rata

Job summary

2 x General Teaching Assistants (SEN) post available

Fixed Term to August 22 (with potential for extension)

1. 34 hrs per week (Monday to Friday TTO)

2. 4 days per week – days to be confirmed approx. 27.5 hrs

Hours: Monday Wednesday and Friday 8.30 am to 3.30 pm, Tuesday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm and Thursday 8.30 am to 4 pm.

Grade E

Springwater School is a successful and popular all-age special school catering for pupils with a wide range of challenges and needs.

The post holders will be part of dedicated staff teams, and we will provide you access to training support and professional development.

Springwater School is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people. We have a robust Child Protection Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the School. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children and satisfactory references.

Further details including qualifications required - minimum NVQ Level 2 qualification in supporting teaching and learning or equivalent is essential for the GTA role, and application forms are available from:


Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 21st January 2022

Interviews: Thursday 27th January 2022

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School overview

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
92 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

About Springwater School

Springwater is a vibrant and progressive day school catering for students ranging from two to nineteen years.

Offering places to students who may have profound and multiple, severe or physical difficulties, the majority of our current students have co-existing or multiple needs. We also cater for students with autistic spectrum condition and elements of challenging behaviour.

Springwater is a well subscribed across all year groups. Parents / Carers who visit school find it beneficial in informing their decision on a placement.

Children attending our school require a modified curriculum to achieve their goals. Springwater employ specialised approaches to promote physical, communication, learning and socialisation development. Our curriculum delivery is underpinned by continual development of our staff enabling pupils access to the best possible personalised learning to meet their needs.

Springwater also provides an Outreach service within North Yorkshire mainstream schools for pupils with learning difficulties.

Being part of the Red Kite Teaching Alliance reflects our commitment to high quality teaching and learning.

If you wish to progress your interest in Springwater School, please either call our Office on 01423 883214 to arrange a visit or fill in the ‘contact us’ form on this website.

School location

High Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 7LW

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