Senior Teaching Assistant (Higher Level Student Support)

Minsthorpe Community College, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2UJ

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Temporary)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Salary Grade G5

Actual salary

Actual Salary £14,981 - £16,216 pa

Senior Teaching Assistant (Higher Level Student Support) job summary

Senior Teaching Assistant (Higher Level Student Support)
Salary Grade G5 – Actual Salary £14,981 - £16,216 pa
Term-time only - 32 ½ hours per week – 8.00am-3.00pm Monday to Friday

As part of the College’s Student Support Team, the successful candidate will complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. Delivering learning activities for individuals/groups of students, monitoring students, and assessing, recording, and reporting on students’ achievement, progress, and development.

The successful candidates will:

• Have the ability to communicate effectively with both children and adults.
• Be flexible and adaptable with the ability to use own initiative.
• Have experience of working with children and young people.
• Be a team player who will uphold our College values of Motivation, Commitment and Care

We provide:

• A well-resourced, forward thinking, and supportive College team.
• Excellent care and support for all staff.
• Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.

Our most recent Ofsted report (2018) described us as a “Good college” where “Staff are positive about the training, coaching and guidance that they have received from school leaders”.

The successful candidates will have to meet the requirements of our Job and Person Specifications and be subject to an enhanced DBS check. A prohibition from teaching check will also be completed for all applicants. Minsthorpe Community College is committed to equality of opportunity and upholding the principles of the Equality Act 2010. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Only applications submitted with a completed Minsthorpe Academy Trust Application Form will be considered.

Full-time permanent employees are provided with free membership of our state of the art on-site Sports & Fitness Centre, as well as the facility of an ‘outstanding’ Children’s Centre.

Further particulars for this post can be obtained by visiting our Web Site at

Please send completed application forms to Cath Green, Director of HR & Associate Teams: - by midday – Wednesday 6th July 2022

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About Minsthorpe Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1601 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Location: Wakefield, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

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