Teaching Assistant Vacancy – Level 2

Job title

  • Teaching Assistant – Level 2

Application closing date

  • 08/01/2016


  • Grade 4, level 1-4 (£16,252 to £17,935 per annum)
  • reduced pro rata
  • 1 permanent contract and 3 on fixed term contract (to 31.8.16)


  • 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 teaching assistants to work across our campus and with a wide age range of different 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 would be glad to hear from applicants who are new to the field of student support as well as from experienced colleagues.

There are a four posts available – 1 permanent contract and 3 on fixed term contract (to 31.8.16).

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

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

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 8 January 2016 at 12 midnight

Interview date

  • Thursday 14 January 2016