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STAR Teaching School Alliance: Vacancy at Whitley & Eggborough Community Primary School (Early Years TA with MSA hours)

Whitley and Eggborough Community Primary School

Early Years General Teaching Assistant /Whole school Mid-day Supervisory Assistant

Grade C SCP 2 – 4 – GTA 

Grade B SCP 2 –        Mid-day Supervisory Assistant

Part time (26 hours 15 mins per week) GTA  Monday – Friday 8.40 am – 3.15 pm (term time only plus 5 additional training days) plus 

5 hours per week MSA – Monday – Friday  12:15 – 1.15 pm

Application closing date: 9:00 am – Friday 20th September 2019.  Interview date: Thursday 26th September 2019

Headteacher: Miss Sarah Langridge

NOR 219       Age range: 4 – 11

Job description

Required to start – 4th November 2019.  Fixed term contract initially until August 2020.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and caring teaching assistant to work in Early Years with pupils in Reception under the direction of the Class Teacher. You will require the ability to be flexible and resilient as well as demonstrating a patient approach and the ability to inspire and motivate. The post may involve some 1:1 work as well as integrated support within the whole class. 

Staff at Whitley & Eggborough school are dedicated to achieving the best for all children and are supportive of each other in their work. Therefore the ability to work as part of a team, showing flexibility and a willingness to adapt where necessary is essential. The successful candidate will be: 

– committed to working as part of a team 
– have excellent communication and organisational skills 
– be flexible 
– have a cheerful disposition and a sense of humour
– be patient and calm

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced level DBS disclosure and medical clearance. 

To apply for this vacancy please log on to or a pack can be downloaded from the school’s website:  

Whitley & Eggborough primary is a school where staff development is encouraged and opportunities are available.  If you have a degree and are looking to train to become a qualified teacher in the future then becoming a Teaching Assistant is an excellent way to develop and prepare for this role. 


For further details candidates are welcome to contact the school by telephone on 01977 661247. Visits to the school are welcome by prior arrangement. 

          Whitley and Eggborough Community Primary School, 

Learning Lane 


East Yorkshire 

DN14 0WE