Nursery General Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover) Plus 13 hours SEN

West Cliff Primary School, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EG

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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Until July 2023 Term time only

Pay scale

: £10.60 - £10.98 per hour (19.5 hrs GTA) £11.32 - £11.70 per hour (13 hrs GTA plus SEN)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our Opportunity

We are looking for a caring, nurturing Teaching Assistant to join our nursery team. This a wonderfully rewarding opportunity to see your positive influence upon our pupils’ development. You will work within our provision alongside the class teacher.

You will also need to develop a positive working relationship with a specific pupil and their parents. You will work under the guidance of the class teacher and will also liaise with the SENCO, Speech and Language Therapist and other professionals in order to provide appropriate support to our pupils.

We encourage applications from candidates who have a passion for primary education and wish to work in a setting which offers reward and challenge and where no two days are the same.

The successful candidate must hold English and Maths GCSE level ‘C’ or above or equivalent.

You will:

  • Have previous experience in this type of role.
  • Have a genuine interest in supporting children with special educational needs.
  • Be able to develop positive working relationships with pupils, parents, staff and other professionals.
  • Be willing to undertake and act on relevant professional development and training.
  • Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils.
  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children.
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding.
  • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written.

What the school offers its staff

West Cliff Primary School is a warm and friendly community school that provides education from children aged 2-11. It currently has around 200 children on roll, divided into8 classes (one for each year group). One of our classes is a nursery class that takes children from 2 years old. We also have the Rockpool, which is our Targeted Mainstream Provision for children with high level social, emotional and mental health needs. The school mainly takes children from the west side and the centre of Whitby but is accessible from all parts of the town.

We pride ourselves on providing a warm and welcoming environment for children and adults alike, and we strive to provide the very best standard of education possible for our children. The six principles of nurture run through our school and we are looking for someone who will be committed to this approach.

The school has a before and after school club (The Ocean Fun Club), offering wraparound care for children from7.45am until 5.15pm. This is open to all children including our nursery children. We are a Beach School as we believe that the beach is a fantastic resource that can be used, both to learn and have fun on.

For more information about West Cliff, please visit our website: www.west-cliff.n-yorks.sch.uk.

Commitment to safeguarding

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 County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC 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.

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About West Cliff Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
226 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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