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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Term time: 30 Hours Per Week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work in our highly valued Learning Support Department. This is an extremely varied role assisting those students with Special Educational Needs. Under the guidance of the Head of Learning Support, and the Classroom Teachers, you will be providing support for children with a variety of educational needs, enabling all of our students to thrive, both within, and outside of, the classroom.

Work will vary, enabling access to the curriculum within the classroom to students with SEND. Liaising with class teachers to support the management of pupil behaviour in lessons will also be of paramount importance.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school, facilitating learning through excellent teaching and support, and promoting a whole-child approach in terms of social and emotional development. You will be involved in supporting individuals in classroom activities, on educational visits, and with IT, using specialist learning aids and physical equipment as appropriate.

Working with the Head of Learning Support and the Teaching Staff, you will contribute to annual review meetings, and liaise with relevant agencies and parents in a mutually beneficial and professional manner.You will use your initiative, responding to situations as they arise, using your skills and experience to bring the very best out of our students with special educational needs.

What the school offers its staff

Salary: £16,091 per annum (Actual)

Grade: C

Contract: Established (Term time only plus training days)

Hours: 30 hours per week

Location: YCT - St Aidan's Church of England High School, Harrogate

Do you want to work in a school where the behaviour and attitudes of students is outstanding, a school which is driven by strong values, a caring ethos and a commitment to educational excellence, and where each and every student knows the gift of life in all its fullness? Furthermore, a school where extra-curricular success is amongst the highest in the country and student outcomes are well above national average.

Further details about the role

Completed applications should be submitted via email torecruitment@staidans.co.uk or posted to St. Aidan’s C of E High schoolby 4pm on Monday, 1stJuly 2024.Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form that can be downloaded, along with a job description, from the school website vacancies page:https://www.staidans.co.uk/our-school/current-vacancies/

Commitment to safeguarding

St Aidan’s Church of England High School (Part of YCST) takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of all children and the prevention of extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Successful applicants will be required to provide references, undertake an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Practices of YCST. Checks are also undertaken to verify identity, address, qualifications required for the post, right to work in the UK and previous employment history.

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About St Aidan's Church of England High School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2068 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St. Aidan’s Church of England High School requires for September 2023, a well-qualified History graduate to join a successful Department in our flourishing School. There are approximately 2000 pupils on roll with over 1000 students in an Associated Sixth Form with St John Fisher Catholic High School.

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