13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
32.5 hours per week
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
FTE £19,698.00
Actual salary
£14,799 - £15,386

Job summary

The Forest School has always been a very special school – our children are amazing and they teach us something new every day and this is a really exciting time to join us as we have only recently joined Wellspring Academy Trust.

We currently have vacancies for General Teaching Assistants to support our children who all have special educational needs.

If you would like a role where every day is different, where the opportunity to make a difference to the life of our young people is appealing to you and if you would like to join a team of inspirational practitioners, then we would like to hear from you.

Additional allowances

Salary includes SEN allowances

Applying for the job

The application form, advertisement, job description / personal specification can all be found on the vacancies page of the website of Wellspring Academy Trust https://wellspringacademytrust.co.uk/ or alternatively by contacting the school by email recruitment@forest-school.org or by telephoning 01423 864583.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 16
Education phase
School size
133 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 16
Contact phone number
01423 864583

About The Forest School

We are a special educational needs school with pupils from Early Years to Year 11 (3-16 years old). Pupils join our school with a wide range of challenges in their lives. Presently we have children with …

Moderate Learning Difficulties
Severe Learning Difficulties
Complex Medical Difficulties
Downs Syndrome
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Physical Difficulties
Hearing Impairment
… and 94% of our school population have Speech, Language and Communication Needs.

No two individuals are the same and at our school we make no judgements about the young people we work with. We invite them to come on a learning journey with us. We help them to arrive at a place where they are more comfortable with themselves, they are happy at home and society understands them and their needs

School location

Park Lane, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 0DQ

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