General Teaching Assistant

Welburn Hall School, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 7HQ

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Contract type



£13,901.00 to £16,217.83

General Teaching Assistant job summary

Due to a rise in pupil numbers we require some additional roles for September 2022.

Do you enjoy the challenge of working with children and young people who have special educational needs? Do you have passion, enthusiasm and expertise to work with children and young people to reach their potential?

You will have the enthusiasm and resilience to work with children and young people who have a wide variety of needs including:

 Autistic spectrum disorder.
 Moderate and severe learning difficulties
 Profound and multiple learning difficulties

We can offer you:

 A happy and friendly special school, fostering an inclusive and nurturing environment in which to inspire and motivate our children.
 Significant levels of support from a staff team who is experienced, committed and passionate about our school.
 An opportunity to see the potential that exists here, with clear support given and an opportunity to make a difference that is life changing and rewarding.
 Children and young people who will make you proud to be their Teaching Assistant.

The date of commencement for this post will be as soon as possible.

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure, suitable references and medical clearances are
required for appointment to this post. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

See below for a detailed Job description, Person specification and Application Form. Please can you state on the application form which vacancy you are interested in.

Completed applications to be emailed to or posted to Welburn Hall School, Kirkbymoorside, York, YO62 7HQ.

If you have not heard from us by 20th July 2022, assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in our school.

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Supporting documents

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

About Welburn Hall School

School type
Special school, ages 8 to 19
Education phase
School size
76 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 19

We are a nurturing school and need to expand our team of teaching assistants, to support our autistic and SEMH young people. Set in over 20 acres of stunning countryside, Welburn Hall School is situated in the market town of Kirkbymoorside, nestled on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. With dedicated staff, fantastic facilities and beautiful buildings, we create a calm and inspiring place to learn, live and work.

A North Yorkshire County Council maintained special school, we have a strong reputation for excellence; offering a dynamic, innovative and unique learning journey for pupils aged 8 to 19 years, with a wide range of physical disabilities or learning difficulties. Welburn Hall also boasts a vibrant and successful residential 6th Form College, catering for young people between the ages of 16 and 19.

Our aim is to ensure all pupils and students have the opportunities they need to reach their full potential for academic achievement, independence and personal development. We pride ourselves in being a warm and friendly school; our staff are our greatest resource and are highly valued for the contribution and difference they make to the lives of our pupils. Our ethos and core values of respect, perseverance and excellence support this model and are lived out in the daily work of the school.

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