8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: Variable hours contract 25 - 30.5 per week, spread over 5 working days, Monday to Friday. Hours per week to be discussed at interview

Contract type


Actual salary

Grade 4, Level 1 - 4 (£23,151 - £24,213 p.a.) reduced pro rata to £16,386 - £17,138, calculated on 30.5 hours

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a General Teaching Assistant to work with students with additional needs and deliver specific interventions with groups and individuals. This post would be a good opportunity for candidates who are considering the teaching profession

You will join an enthusiastic team to provide a high standard of support to students through the course of their school day here at The Joseph Rowntree School. You will work under the direction of the teacher/team leaders to undertake work, care and support programmes, to enable access to learning and to assist the teachers in delivering the curriculum.

Personal qualities should include energy, enthusiasm, assertiveness, high standards, a strong personality, a sense of humour and you must be a team player.

What the school offers its staff

We offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Full access to Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Training and development opportunities (CPD)
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to an employee benefit scheme, which offers discounts across a range of products and services from health and wellbeing to leisure and retail.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 helpline for free and confidential advice

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to raw@josephrowntree.york.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Joseph Rowntree School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1278 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01904 552100

Arranging a visit to Joseph Rowntree School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email raw@josephrowntree.york.sch.uk.

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