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Teaching Assistant

37 hours per week, Term-time only plus 5 days

Salary scale: B3 (£19,197.00 - £20,643.00)

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and committed Teaching Assistant who will work to support our classroom teachers in providing classroom management within mainstream classes and in our Student Support Centre. The successful candidate will work to provide general support to our Special Educational Needs children, promoting access to learning as directed by the classroom teacher. Being a Teaching Assistant at Guiseley School, no two days will be the same, we need an individual that will understand no two students can be treated exactly the same. Our students are in need of a very special teaching assistant who will support them with an array of complex and challenging behaviours.

Guiseley School is full of exceptional young people. We have an active, visible leadership team, a committed and expert Student Support Centre. We have just moved into our brand new, state of the art buildings and are excited to have opened our new campus in March 2023. There has never been a better time to join Guiseley School.

Applications are invited from ambitious and experienced practitioners, with the ability to engage, enthuse and motivate our students to achieve their potential. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator, have a flexible approach to work and have a good knowledge of pastoral support. We have a strong vision of success and achievement supported by an excellent professional development programme for all staff.

Salary scales for Guiseley School are part of Leeds City Council’s NJC PayScale’s. Salary information detailed is prorated to reflect the ‘take home’ pay for the successful candidate.

The role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis from September 2024.

Full application details are available via our website:

All applications to be posted or emailed to: [email protected]

Closing date: Noon, Monday 22nd July 2024 

Interview date: Monday 29th July 2024

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and upholding fundamental British values and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. 

We seek to promote diversity and equality of opportunity - applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexuality, religion or faith. We also promote and practice the key Fundamental British Values to both staff and pupils.