St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School

St Wilfrid’s
Catholic Primary School

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  General Teaching Assistant & Lunchtime Lead

General Teaching Assistant & Lunchtime lead: Commencing May 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Salary:      Grade C,  Point 2 – 4 (£9.43 - £9.81 per hour)
Monday to Friday Morning Term Time only: 8.45 -1pm (21.25 hours per week)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and caring teaching assistant to join our staff team. Your role will involve:

  1. Supporting children within the classroom under the guidance of the class teacher.
  2. Supervising children at play during the lunchtime period, including the organisation of playground activities and equipment. You will also be expected to administer first aid for which training will be given. 

We can offer a friendly team, well behaved children and a happy and positive learning environment. We value our teaching assistants and ensure that they are fully supported in order to fulfil their role. 

St Wilfrid’s is blessed with great support from our parents and parish church. All applicants must be committed to playing a full part in the life of our school and be willing to support our Catholic ethos. 

St Wilfrid’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. We comply with all safer recruitment procedures and an enhanced DBS certificate will be sought along with other relevant employment checks. 

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 10th May 2021 with interviews scheduled for Wednesday 12th May. 

Application forms are available to download below.  Completed applications should either be returned by email to, by hand or posted to Headteacher, St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Church Lane, RIPON.  HG4 2ES by Monday 10th May 2021.

Support Staff Application Form
Job Description and Person Specification - GTA
Notes to Applicants
Consent to obtain references form
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form