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Level 2 Teaching Assistants


Location: Minster Post-19 Provision at Askham Bryan College


Salary: £18,865 to £20,013 / Grade 4 level 1-4 (reduced pro rata to number of hours worked and weeks paid - see supporting information) 


Contract Type - Term Time only 


Applefields School are seeking to recruit Level 2 Teaching Assistants to work at our Post 19 provision at Askham Bryan College.


You will provide general classroom support to students with complex learning needs.

The successful candidate will also work as a member of the staffing team supporting our students’ access to the curriculum and the development of their literacy, numeracy and personal and social independence skills.


The roles available are :

2 posts 5 days per week for one year (31 hours 50 minutes per week/TTO)

4 roles, 2 days per week for one year (Thur / Fri) (12 hours 20 minutes per week/TTO)

1 role, 3 days per week for one year (Mon/Thur / Fri) (18 hours 30 minutes/TTO)

2 roles, 3 days per week Autumn and Spring Terms (Mon/Thur / Fri) (18 hours 30 minutes/TTO)


The successful applicants will:

  • Be a person centred professional who has successful experience of working with students with a wide range of special educational needs.
  • Be committed to helping our student achieve the very best and become as independent as possible
  • Be able to provide effective support for the development of the student’s communication
  • Be able to develop strong relationships to support the development of the student’s personal and social independence skills
  • Support the student with their personal care and welfare needs
  • Be confident supporting pupils with challenging behaviours
  • Be a strong advocate of inclusion
  • Be confident to accept responsibility and work independently, able to demonstrate initiative and have flexible attitude to the challenging demands of working with children and young people with additional and complex needs
  • Be able to work collaboratively


For further details about the post, please contact Adam Booker Tel: 01904 553900.


Applications to be submitted via the following


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


Closing date: Sunday 1st August 2021 (midnight)


Interview Date: Monday 9th August 2021