Teaching Assistant Level 4 Vacancy

Job title

Teaching Assistant Level 4

Application closing date



Grade 7, level 1 – 4 (£24,275 to £26,343 per annum) reduced pro rata


32.5 hours per week, term time only

Job description

Danesgate is a specialist setting for 5-16 year olds with social, emotional and mental health needs.  We wish to recruit a member of staff who can contribute to our Work Related Learning programmes. 

 The post holder will be required:

  • To work across our campus and with a wide age range of different needs and ages.
  • To work in our Hair & Beauty Salon and to deliver teaching/training to awarding body standards as part of Danesgate Community.
  • To carry out all Awarding Body requirements.
  • To engage young people who may be disengaged from education offers significant opportunities for professional development for anyone who is committed to working with vulnerable young people. 

 Part time, 32.5 hours per week. Start date is 7th September 2020.

This is a temporary maternity cover and will only be for 1 year.

 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

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

 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.

Application Form and Declaration Form as a .pdf

Application Form and Declaration Form as a MS Word document

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

Closing date:

Friday 3 July 2020 at 12 midnight


Wednesday 8 July 2020 (to be confirmed)