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Wolds and Vale Federation

General Teaching Assistant

Full time (term time only)

Fixed term, initially until August 2023

Grade C

To start as soon as possible

The Wolds and Vale Federation is growing from September 2022 to include 3 wonderful village primary schools (Luttons, Sherburn and Snainton). Sherburn Church of England Primary School and Snainton Church of England Primary School are nurturing learning communities and we are proud of our growing reputation for supporting all children and adults to reach and exceed their potential. Our children grow in confidence throughout the school to ‘be the change they want to see in the world’. Staff are encouraged to share their professional learning with each other and embrace the expertise each has to share. We care passionately about the health and well-being of all children and staff. Our schools embrace local, regional and global challenges to consider how we can make a positive difference in our community.

Do you want to be part of a growing federation of village schools?

Do you want to work in a setting with caring, friendly children?

Do you want to work with colleagues and with leaders who support, and promote, your creative thinking? 

If so, then we would love to hear from you.

Our opportunity

Following continued growth in pupil numbers over the federation, we are looking to appoint two General Teaching Assistants

The vacancy is at Sherburn Church of England School to support specific children with identified special educational needs. There is an SEN allowance payable dependent upon suitable qualifications and experience.

As a federation, we highly value the contributions of all staff to help create purposeful learning environments which also supports the development of the whole child.

We actively encourage you to apply if you are passionate about supporting children to be the best they can be and have the skills we are looking for. We are looking for someone that is:

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic
  • Respectful of confidentiality
  • An excellent communicator
  • Organised with their time and resources

We can offer you:

  • A warm, happy school where we value everyone and have a culture of kindness and support for each other
  • Happy children who are enthusiastic about their learning
  • A school with exciting and attractive learning environments,
  • A leadership team who welcome fresh ideas and a sense of teamwork,
  • Well supported teachers and support professionals

Join us and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about with children you love to help learn.

You can download an application form, Job Description and Person Specification from our school website.

Completed applications must be emailed to the school office by the deadline. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered by the shortlisting panel.


The date of commencement for this post will be as soon as possible.

Closing date: Thursday 8th September 2022

Interview date for shortlisted applicants is w/c 12th September 2022.


We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for this post. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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Tel: 01944 710282