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General Teaching Assistant

Skelton Primary School

Details about this role

Job reference: ske_gta_121021

Level/salary range: Grade C, Scale Points 2-4, £18, 198 – £18,933 FTE

Hours of work: 28.75 hours per week, Term Time Only

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date for applicants: Midnight, 31 October 2021

Interviews: TBC

Start date: TBC

  • To download the job description and person specification for this role, please click here: ske_gta_121021
  • For further details about this role, please email hello@ske.hslt.academy

What this role involves

Skelton Primary School are looking to appoint a General Teaching Assistant work with teachers to support teaching and learning by working with individuals or small groups of pupils under the direction of teaching staff, and may be responsible for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan with access to support and guidance as required. In addition to enhanced DBS clearance, this role involves spoken communications so a confident use of English Language is also required.

If you’re interested in finding out more, school tours are welcome and encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01904 806285 or email hello@ske.hslt.academy to book.


About us

Skelton Primary School is a nurturing, happy school situated at the heart of a caring community. We cater for children from 3-11 years old and have just under 100 children on roll.

Our main aim is to ensure that our children are safe, happy and enjoy school. We strive to foster a love of learning through the deliverance of a broad and balanced curriculum, whilst also striving for high levels of academic achievement. Our school motto is ‘Belong, Believe, Achieve’.

We look forward to meeting you and giving you the opportunity to experience the magical, positive atmosphere at Skelton Primary.

Application form

Job reference: ske_gta_121021
About you - Step 1 of 12

IMPORTANT: Before you begin...

The following application form is split into 12 sections which should take around 30 minutes to complete. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it helpful to have the following standard interview information to hand, prior to filling out your application: education history, qualifications, employment history, references etc.

Although all sections are straightforward, Section 6 (Supporting Statement) requires applicants to describe how they meet the essential criteria of the person specification. Information, examples and evidence to illustrate how you feel you meet the essential criteria should also be included. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it useful to compose this statement separately (e.g. in Microsoft Word) before copying and pasting your text into the box in Section 6.

Other than the answers you provide throughout the following form, if you have additional information you would like to include in support of your application, please record it at the end of your Supporting Statement (Section 6).


Please note: a copy of your submitted application form will be emailed to you on completion.

If you have any questions about this application form, please email recruitment@hslt.academy clearly stating the job reference number.

Skelton Primary School – General Teaching Assistant

Job reference: ske_gta_121021

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