Vacancy: Teaching Assistant (TA2) – 3 posts

Job title

Teaching Assistant Level 2

Application closing date



Grade 4 Level 2-4 – (£21,475 – £22,288 per annum) reduced pro-rata

Part-time; term time only, contractual hours 32.5

Job Details

Danesgate is a specialist setting for 5-16 year olds with social, emotional and mental health needs. We are seeking to recruit two primary and one secondary teaching assistant to work across our campus. 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.

Please see the job description below for more detail.

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.

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..

Documents and Downloads

An application form and further details are available to download below:

Closing date:

Sunday 1st October 2023 at 12 midnight

Interview date:

w/c 9th October 2023

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

Applications are accepted via post or email.