The Joseph Rowntree School

Teaching Assistant, level 2

Permanent post, term time only.  To start 2 September 2024

Variable hours contract 25 - 30.5 per week, spread over 5 working days, Monday to Friday. Hours per week to be discussed at interview

Grade 4, Level 1 - 4 (£23,151 - £24,213 p.a.) reduced pro rata to £16,386 - £17,138, calculated on 30.5 hours

We are looking to recruit a General Teaching Assistant to work with students with additional needs and deliver specific interventions with groups and individuals.  This post would be a good opportunity for candidates who are considering the teaching profession

You will join an enthusiastic team to provide a high standard of support to students through the course of their school day here at The Joseph Rowntree School.  You will work under the direction of the teacher/team leaders to undertake work, care and support programmes, to enable access to learning and to assist the teachers in delivering the curriculum.

Personal qualities should include energy, enthusiasm, assertiveness, high standards, a strong personality, a sense of humour and you must be a team player.


We offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Full access to Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Training and development opportunities (CPD)
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to an employee benefit scheme, which offers discounts across a range of products and services from health and wellbeing to leisure and retail.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 helpline for free and confidential advice

You will find us to the north of the historic city of York in an excellent learning environment with superb facilities.

The Joseph Rowntree School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website Please use the non-teaching application form for these posts and also download the Applicant’s Guidance document – ‘How to Apply’.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Rachel Walton, Headteacher’s PA/Senior HR Administrator at

Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2024 at midnight

teaching assistant ta2 application pack 30 06 24.pdf





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