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Gladstone Road Primary School


Classroom Advanced Teaching Assistant

Location: Gladstone Road Primary School, Scarborough
Contract: Permanent
Hours/ Working Pattern: 32.5 hours per week, 8:30am – 15:30pm, term time only +5 days
Salary/ Hourly Rate: NYC Grade C/D 4-6, £17,627 - £18,193 per annum (After pro rata)

Closing Date: 11:59pm Wednesday 26th June 2024
Interview Date: Thursday 4th July
Start Date: September 2024 or soon after
 
Are you an experienced General Teaching Assistant looking to progress in your career? Or are you a current Advanced Teaching Assistant looking to join a supportive school in the heart of Scarborough? 
 
If so, we want to hear from you!
 
About Gladstone Road Primary School
A historic school, providing education to the children of Scarborough since 1896
Here at Gladstone Road Primary school, we provide a friendly and inspirational education setting for our staff and children. As a four-form primary school you join the largest primary team (in the area) who will support and challenge you in your practice.

 

Being part of #teamglaggo means you will be part of a forward-thinking, evolving, individual school.

 

We have a committed, talented and cohesive staff, delightful children and strong and supportive Governors – every one of us united to build a school we can all be proud of.
We welcomed our experienced Headteacher in January 2020 and since then, have overhauled our curriculum, leadership structure, provision, and learning environments, which we recently celebrated with a 'Good' Ofsted report in July 2023.

 

“Pupils at Gladstone Road are happy and are enthusiastic ambassadors for their school. They offer a warm welcome to visitors and speak with real affection about the staff at the school.”
Kind Words
Don’t just take our word for it, here’s some testimonials from our parent survey.
  •  “All Gladstone Road staff are incredibly kind, supportive and hard working. We salute you! We consider ourselves extremely lucky parents to have our child attend this fabulous school. Thank you for all you do.”
  • “This school is spectacular! Gladstone Road PS are kind and helpful. My child comes home every day happy and smart!” 
  • “Both my children are very happy attending the school. The staff are helpful and very approachable. The school really seem to care about the well-being of the children.”
Our Opportunity
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated colleague to join our school, work with our children, and provide the support they need to be their best.

 

This rewarding role will allow you to work with various classes and age groups; including inside and outside the classroom, in small groups, and acting to support the class teacher.

 

You will also have the opportunity to get out of the classroom and help enrich our pupils’ educational experience by taking part in school trips and activities.
Set in a historic school in the heart of Scarborough, we are very much an extension of local families and communities, and we pride ourselves on being able to offer more than just ‘schooling’.

 

We make the most of what is in the local area to provide pupils with a variety of educational experiences, ranging from annual trips to the beach in the summertime, attending local museums and art galleries, castles and more. Linking the curriculum to offsite activities to bring learning to life.

 

This is a very varied role, and no two days are ever the same!
Essential:
  • The successful candidate must hold English and Maths GCSE level ‘C’ or equivalent
  • Appropriate experience working with children in an education setting
  • Relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent (Level 2 NVQ is equivalent to 4-5 GCSE, grades A through C or a Level 2 BTEC)
You will:
  • Be able to support in the delivery of high-quality learning experiences for all pupils
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding
  • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and in writing
We can offer you: 
  • A school with a renewed focus that puts pastoral and nurture provision at its heart and an aspirational outlook for our children
  • Happy, enthusiastic children who are thriving and have a thirst for learning
  • Clear and tailored CPD for all staff
We would love the opportunity to see you thrive and develop your career here at Gladstone Road.

 

Working in our school is incredibly rewarding. Our support staff are highly regarded, and we pride ourselves on developing our support colleagues to excel and further develop their career through specialised training and career paths.
Queries/ Visits
Informal visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. For queries or to arrange a visit, please contact Chloe Bullen on 01609 536 964 or via chloe.bullen@northyorks.gov.uk

 

Chloe has been has been engaged to support us with recruiting to this exciting opportunity.
We encourage applications from candidates who have a passion for education and wish to work in a setting which offers reward and challenge. A resilient, robust and positive mindset are required.
Application Process

Application Pack

Apply online via NYC Jobs
Please contact us if you experience any difficulty with the application process.
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.
 
References
When completing your application, please provide two employment referees. Generally, this is your current and most recent employer.

 

Please note your referee should ideally be a previous line manager or someone in a position of authority.

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.
 
North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies and process applications on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Further information on how we process your data can be found here.

 

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