Vacancy Teaching Assistant

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South Hunsley School & Sixth Form College

Key Details

Based at: South Hunsley School & Sixth Form College

Location: Melton, East Yorkshire, HU14 3HS

To start: ASAP

Salary: £17,050.02 per annum

Hours: Up to 31.25 hours per week

Application deadline: 9:00 am on 23rd February 2024 ⏱ ENDS SOON

Supporting Documents

TA L2 - JD

Teaching Asisstant Level 2 PS (1) (1)

Application Form - Associate

SHS Applicant Pack 2023 - TA

South Hunsley School & Sixth Form College

About South Hunsley School & Sixth Form College

South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College has over 2,100 students and is the only secondary school in the East Riding of Yorkshire rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Find Out More

This is an exciting opportunity to join our SEND Team as a Teaching Assistant.  Each day you will support and assist the teaching of students within the school.

The working hours are from 08:30AM AND 3:30PM Monday to Friday during the school term.  You will also be paid for an extra 5 days per year per year, which enables you to attend team meetings, training and development that sits outside your normal working hours.  Your actual salary is £17,050.02 per annum, and this is paid in 12 equal instalments over the year so even when it is the summer holidays, you continue to receive the same payment that month.  If you are interested in working on a part time basis, please get in touch and we are happy to explore this further with you.

Why choose us?

SEND is at the centre of everything we do at South Hunsley School.  You will work as part of our friendly and dedicated SEND team, supporting the SEND manager together contribute to students’ progress and further enhance the support and guidance to our young people.   Our moto is ‘work hard and be nice to people’. Here at South Hunsley we passionately believe in the limitless potential of every member of our school community. We want everyone to be happy, confident and successful so we can all achieve more than we think is possible. We can promise support, care, encouragement and respect as well as really enjoyable and rewarding working and learning environment. We are genuinely committed to our students and our staff, and we do everything we can to ensure every child receives the care and guidance they need to thrive. We are proud of our school and would welcome the opportunity to give you a tour, so please don’t hesitate to contact Freya Dobson (HR Officer) on 01482 631208 or by email via if you would like to visit or find out more.

What can we offer you?

Ethical leadership, professional trust and autonomy and a caring ethos in which everyone is valued and respected. Well-being support including discounted East Riding gym membership; free annual flu vaccinations; refund of the cost of the annual NHS prescription prepayment certificate; access to a free employee assistance scheme 24/7 with advice on a wide range of practical issues ranging from legal information and consumer issues to specialist counselling; access to a free online GP service.

Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working

Financial incentives including a cycle to work scheme offering discounted bike purchase, affordable loans and savings available through the Salary Finance Scheme

Membership of the East Riding Pension Scheme with benefits including secure earnings linked pension and a lump sum death grant of three times your salary

What we are looking for?

We are looking for an individual who ensures students’ equal access to learning and development, assist teaching staff (and other professionals as appropriate) in the planning of support and behaviour programmes for individual and groups of students. Most of all, an individual who facilitates participation and learning, helping to build confidence and self-esteem, so that all students, including those who present challenging behaviour, are enabled to reach their full potential alongside their peers.

The deadline for completed application forms is Friday 23rd February 2024. We look forward to receiving your application and we will contact you once your application has been reviewed.

South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment and we undertake an online check, in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 guidance.  

The school’s Strategic Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be accessed at: Strategic-Child-Protection-and-Safeguarding-Policy-2023-v3.docx.pdf ( and the Education Alliance’s Child Protection Policy can be accessed at:


How To Apply

To apply for this position please complete the attached application form, and return to, no later than 9am Friday 23rd February 2024.