Vacancy: Teaching Assistant 2

Job Title

Teaching Assistant 2

Application closing date



Grade 4 Level 1-4 (£18,865 to 20,013 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 teaching assistant 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.

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.

An application form and job description are available to download below.

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

Documents and Downloads

Closing date

Sunday 10th October 2021

Interview date

w/c 18th October 2021

Please submit completed forms by post or electronically to: Danesgate Community, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB or email