Teaching Assistant, Wakefield

Closing date:

Minsthorpe Community CollegeWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £11, 350 - £12,021
Contract term: Temporary

 This post is 30 hours per week, term time only 

(Temporary – linked to student funding).

Grade G4, Point 14 – 17 - pro rata (Actual Salary £11, 350 - £12,021)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support students access the curriculum by providing in-class support and by delivering targeted interventions. 

The successful candidate will:


  • be committed to enhancing young people’s learning
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • have good organisational and IT skills
  • be able to use their initiative and work independently
  • enjoy working as part of a team
  • have high expectations of young people’s achievement and behaviour

We provide:

· A well-resourced, forward thinking and supportive Specialist Support team.

· Excellent care and support for all staff.

· Comprehensive induction and ongoing opportunities for Professional Development.

· A positive and stimulating climate which values the contribution of all staff.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of our Personnel Recruitment specification and be subject to an enhanced DBS check. A prohibition from teaching check will also be completed for all applicants.

Minsthorpe Community College is committed to equality of opportunity and upholding the principles of the Equality Act 2010. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Only applications submitted with a completed Minsthorpe Academy Trust Application Form will be considered.

Further particulars for this post can be obtained by visiting our Web Site at www.minsthorpe.cc 

Closing date: 9.00am – Monday 3rd July 2017


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More about Minsthorpe Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Minsthorpe Lane, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire, WF9 2UJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 723810
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Our College strives to ensure that each student achieves his or her best from their time with us.  Our recent Ofsted report described us as a “good college” where “Students are effectively challenged and engaged in developing t...