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Wykeham CE School

EYFS KS1 General Teaching Assistant

EYFS KS1 General Teaching Assistant 
Location: Wykeham Church of England School
Contract: Fixed-term for 12 months initially
Hours/ Working Pattern: 15 hours per week (minimum), 09:00-12:00, Monday-Friday, TTO
Salary/ Hourly Rate: Band C, Scale point 4, £12.00 per hour

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 3rd May
Interviews: Thursday 9th
Start Date: As soon as possible

Are you passionate about the welfare and education of young children? Are you looking to work in a collaborative, friendly environment offering lots of potential for progression? If so, we want to hear from you.
Our opportunity
A General Teaching Assistant position has opened at Wykeham Church of England VC School. You will be working closely with the class teacher with all facets of classroom support.
Located in the village of Wykeham on the North Yorkshire moors just 6 miles from Scarborough, the school offers quaint countryside charm. Wykeham works closely with its partner school, Hackness, as part of the Hackness & Wykeham Church of England School’s Federation. This collaborative, supportive structure reflects our attitudes, we are a smaller school with a caring, supportive ethic.
Our requirement
We are looking for a confident, personable General Teaching Assistant to support the class teacher and other staff in delivery of lessons. EYFS/KS1 level experience is essential. In particular, we require a candidate who has/is:
  • An enthusiastic and hard-working team player
  • Prior experience of working as a general teaching assistant or working with children
  • Motivated, positive with a can-do attitude
  • Committed to high-standards and expectations
  • Resilient and flexible
  • Personable with a good sense of humour
  • Willing to support the Christian ethos of the school
  • A clear understanding of the EYFS/KS1 curriculum would be an advantage
  • Phonics teaching experience and knowledge
We can offer you:
  • Delightful children who respect each other, have a thirst for learning new things and a staff culture which allows new members to thrive and develop
  • Opportunities to further develop your craft and a leadership team that will support your ideas and use school resources to help your career aspirations
  • A village school where staff tell us they 'have tailored professional opportunities and are encouraged to play their part in our distributed leadership structure'
  • Children who love being here and in their words: ‘Wykeham is a happy school and we learn from each other’
Queries / School Visits
Informal chats about the role are welcomed and encouraged. For queries or to arrange a call or visit with the Headteacher please contact:
Chloe Bullen via or on 01609 536 964
Application Process

Application Pack

Please apply via below via NYC Jobs
Please contact us if you need an application form in a different format.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.
When applying please take into account the following:
Supporting Information
The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification (see application pack). This will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.
When completing your application, please provide two employment referees. Generally, this is your current and most recent employer.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the school. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note this post is in regulated activity and exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS criminal records and barred list check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.
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