Support Staff

Job Title:                                             General Teaching Assistant

Contract Type:                                    Fixed Term Contract until 31st August  - Term Time Only

Number of Hours Per Week:              29 hours + 35 mins per week 

Hours of Work:                                   08:45 to 3:30

             Monday to Friday

School Visits:                                      On request

Application closing date:                     Midday on Monday 2nd July 2018

Interview date:                                    Friday 6th July 2018

Interview Location:                              Barwic Parade Community Primary School, YO8 8DJ

Salary:                                                 Band 4 / Point 9 – pro rata

Start Date:                                           Monday 3rd September 2018


Barwic Parade Community Primary School is a good school striving to make a real difference for its pupils. We are excited to find the right adaptable and resilient teaching assistant who has experience of working with challenging behaviour. This opportunity is to work specifically to support a Year 5 child to reach their full potential. You will be able demonstrate your experience in supporting and motivating learning whilst promoting independent thinking.


We can offer valuable experiences, coaching and training, and a great sense of achievement as you watch our pupil grow and learn.


The successful candidate must hold at least an NVQ 2 or a Graduate looking to develop their practise before Teacher Training. Other skills required include:


  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • Calm natured
  • Working proactively with other team members
  • Support pupils with their emotional needs as well as their learning


Please state clearly in your application what you consider to be your key strengths and experiences which you think will help us to understand how you will complement our team and support our pupil’s development quickly. Supporting letters should be no longer than one page.


To request an electronic application pack please email us on  All applications should be received no later than midday on Monday 2nd July 2018.

If you would like to visit our school, please mention this when you contact us for your application pack. We’ll then contact you to arrange an appointment.


This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.