Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Vacancy

Job title

  • Teaching Assistant 3

Application closing date

  • 18/07/2017

Interview date

  • Monday 24th July (provisional)

Salary & Package

  • Grade 6 , Level 1-4 (£20,203 to £22,869 per annum) reduced pro-rata
  • 31.25 hours per week
  • term time only
  • fixed term contract for one year, to run from 01.09.17 to 31.08.18

Job description

Danesgate is a specialist setting for 5-16 year olds with social, emotional and mental health needs. Danesgate is a very welcoming and vibrant place to work and offers significant opportunities for professional development for anyone who is committed to working with vulnerable young people.

We wish to recruit a teaching assistant who is qualified to specialise in English Language and Literature support up to GCSE level. In addition to this specialist function there will also be an opportunity to work across our campus and with a wide age range of different needs.The position is a fixed term contract for one year, to run from 01.09.17 to 31.08.18.

Please ring Melanie Shepherd on 01904 642611 for a further chat if you would find this useful.

An application form is available to download below.


Please submit completed forms by post or electronically to: Danesgate Community, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB or email melanie.shepherd@york.gov.uk.

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.

Safeguarding and DBS
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service