Senior (Specialist) Teaching & Learning Assistant

Ganton School, Kingston-upon-Hull, HU4 7JB

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  • Job start date

    3 January 2023

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - January 2023 - July 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,409 - £27,852

Actual salary

£19,467 - £21,339

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Provide effective classroom support, including short-term, whole class/group supervision in the absence of the teacher
  • Supervise and provide support for pupils in order to guide and assist, ensuring their safety and access to all learning activities
  • Contribute to planning and evaluation of learning, providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on learners
  • Analyse the impact of strategies and initiatives and, in consultation with the teacher, adapt them accordingly.
  • Supervise out of school learning activities as required and directed by the teacher
  • Liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers


  • GCSE English and Maths Grade A-C (or equivalent)
  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Understanding of National Curriculum, EYFS Guidance and other codes of practice
  • Ability to work independently with groups of pupils or individuals
  • A sound knowledge of observations, ability to observe and accurately record children’s learning
  • Ability to support colleagues with best practice

What the school offers its staff

We pride ourselves on our outstanding quality of education and require a Senior (Specialist) Teaching & Learning Support Assistant for maternity cover within our secondary department.


  • Commitment to securing the very best provision and outcomes for all children.
  • A Trust with expertise in every area of the curriculum, both in primary and special settings, through our Teaching & Learning Ambassadors and peer networks.
  • Outstanding individually tailored continual professional development for staff at all levels.
  • Staff who feel valued and supported in their roles.
  • A caring and safe environment where we recognise the diverse needs of our community, ensuring our young people from all backgrounds thrive.
  • Ethical working with mutual respect and collaboration.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ganton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Ganton School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
173 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01482 755528

Arranging a visit to Ganton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dabbott@ganton.het.academy.

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