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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 (with the possibility of starting sooner, subject to availability)

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Full time (32.5 hours per week) or part-time considered with the successful candidates, term-time only

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade C/D £12.00 per hour, £23,114 per annum FTE + SEN Allowance,

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity to join our new secondary school (with sixth form provision) and to work with teachers to support teaching and learning by working with individuals or small groups of students under the direction of teaching staff/the SENCo.

You will be responsible for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan, to support staff and students.

The postholder may be asked to work across our Federation or in an area of our specialist provision, such as in our Alternative Provision facility, as directed by the SENCo.

We are looking for a LSA who:

  • Will be able to provide one-to-one, small group and in-class support for students, under the direction of the class teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator.
  • Will be confident and empathetic working with students who have a range of support needs, which can include physical, learning, emotional and behavioural needs.
  • Will have good literacy, numeracy and interpersonal skills and have experience of supporting and working with students with a range of additional learning needs.
  • Has suitable experience of working in a school environment with students and possesses an understanding of the importance of safeguarding children in a school setting.

We encourage applications from candidates who have a passion for supporting students in their education with individual needs and who wish to work in a setting which offers rewards and challenges, where no two days are the same.

You will:

  • Have suitable previous experience in working with children and young people, with a passion for developing their practice and knowledge further to best support the students in the provision.
  • Be able to support in the delivery of high-quality learning experiences for all students.
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding.
  • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and in writing.

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive, collaborative team who openly share ideas and best practice
  • A wider network within The Whitby Secondary Partnership Federation
  • A school community that prides itself on engagement, generosity, dignity and inspiration
  • Access to Mental health and Wellbeing support services
  • Opportunities for CPD and career progression.

Further details about the role

Application Process

Please complete the online NYC Jobs application form. If you experience any problems completing your application, or require any further information please email us at: chloe.bullen@northyorks.gov.uk

We do not accept CVs.

We are 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 children, young people and adults. 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 satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies and process applications on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes.

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 Caedmon College Whitby

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
832 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01609 536 964

Community College for 11 - 16 year olds with a separate site for Whitby Sixth form students

Arranging a visit to Caedmon College Whitby

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

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