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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 18 hours per week plus 1.5 hours per week MSA

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term until July 2024*, Term Time Only (39 weeks a year)

Actual salary

£7,707 – £7,995 per annum after pro rata plus £642 MSA pay GTA Hourly Rate: £10.98 - £11.39 per hour MSA Hourly Rate: £10.98 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a nurturing, enthusiastic Teaching Assistant, dedicated to educating the next generation and looking to join a friendly, collaborative team with plenty of potential for progression? Then we want to hear from you.

Our Opportunity

We are looking for a caring, nurturing Teaching Assistant to join our team. You will be working closely with a Year 3 pupil.

This is a wonderfully rewarding opportunity to see your positive influence upon the pupils’ development. You will work within our provision alongside the class teacher and other support staff.

You will need to develop a positive working relationship with the pupil and their parents. You will work under the guidance of the class teacher and will also liaise with the SENCO, support staff 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.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written.
  • Be able to work with Speech and Language therapists and deliver specific interventions and use communication aids such as PECs.

What the school offers its staff

West Cliff Primary School

West Cliff Primary School is a warm and friendly community school that provides education from children aged 2-11. It currently hasaround 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.

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 West Cliff Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
07816 251271

Arranging a visit to West Cliff Primary School

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

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