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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    10 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Actual salary

£11.98 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a confident, personable General Teaching Assistant to support the class teacher and other staff in delivery of lessons. EYFS/KS1 level experience is essential. In particular, we require a candidate who has/is:

  • An enthusiastic and hard-working team player
  • Prior experience of working as a general teaching assistant or working with children
  • Motivated, positive with a can-do attitude
  • Committed to high-standards and expectations
  • Resilient and flexible
  • Personable with a good sense of humour
  • Willing to support the Christian ethos of the school
  • A clear understanding of the EYFS/KS1 curriculum would be an advantage
  • Phonics teaching experience and knowledge

What the school offers its staff

Located in the village of Wykeham on the North Yorkshire moors just 6 miles from Scarborough, the school offers quaint countryside charm. Wykeham works closely with its partner school, Hackness, as part of the Hackness & Wykeham Church of England School’s Federation. This collaborative, supportive structure reflects our attitudes, we are a smaller school with a caring, supportive ethic.

We can offer you:

  • Delightful children who respect each other, have a thirst for learning new things and a staff culture which allows new members to thrive and develop.
  • Opportunities to further develop your craft and a leadership team that will support your ideas and use school resources to help your career aspirations.
  • A village school where staff tell us they ‘have tailored professional opportunities and are encouraged to play their part in our distributed leadership structure.’
  • Children who love being here and in their words: ‘Hackness is a happy school and we learn from each other’.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wykeham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
61 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Wykeham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email NYES.Resourcing@northyorks.gov.uk.

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