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Early Years Advanced Teaching Assistant (Open to Education/ Childcare Students)

Early Years Advanced Teaching Assistant (Open to Education/ Childcare Students)
Location: Gladstone Road Primary School, Scarborough
Contract: Permanent
Hours/ Working Pattern: 31.25 hours a week, 8.30am - 3.15pm Monday - Friday, term time + 5 days. Part Time and flexible hours will be considered and are welcome to apply
Salary/ Hourly Rate: NYC Grade C/D, Scale point 4-6, £11.98 - £12.38 per hour, £14,975 - £16,923per annum actual estimate 
Closing Date: 9am, Monday 15th January 2024
Interview date: Tuesday 23rd January
Start Date: As soon as possible
Are you a experience General Teaching Assistant looking to progress in your career? Or are you an Early Years Advanced Teaching Assistant looking to test the waters of working with other ages groups?
We will welcome applications from students who wish to supplement their studies by developing classroom based experience. 
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.
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’. 
Being part of #teamgladstone means you will be part of a forward thinking, evolving, individual school. 
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. 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.
Our Opportunity
We have opportunities for teaching assistants to join our Classroom TA Team!
We are looking to appoint highly motivated colleagues to join our school, work with our children, and provide the support they need to be their best. 
This rewarding role is mostly based in our early years provision, however there will be opportunity to work with various age groups throughout the school.
  • The successful candidate will work in a range of roles, including inside and outside the classroom, in small groups and acting to support the class teacher.
  • This role is working in EYFS with our youngest children. We would love to hear from candidates with early years experience or who would like to work in early years.
  • This is a very varied role, and no two days are ever the same! 
  • The successful candidate must hold English and Maths GCSE level ‘C’ or equivalent
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 who 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 which involves our ongoing involvement with the Chartered College of Teaching coastal Hub and access to professional qualifications through the Opportunity Area
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.
Queries / Visits
Informal chats about the role are welcomed and encouraged. For queries or to arrange a call with the Head, please contact
Application Process

Application Pack

Please apply online via NYC jobs
CV’s are not accepted
Please contact us if you need an application form in a different format.   
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.
This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken for shortlisted candidates 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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