Current Vacancies

KS2 General Teaching Assistant and combined MSA post 

GTA (17.5 hours) Grade C SCP 2-4 + MSA (5 hours) Grade B SCP 2

GTA hours: Mon, Tue, Wed Thu, Fri 8.30-12.00 noon

MSA hours: Mon-Fri 12.00-1.00pm

Contract type: This post is initially a fixed term contract to 31.7.23

Sessay CE Primary School is a thriving village school.  The staff team is dedicated to achieving the best for all children and are supportive of each other in their work.  We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic, highly motivated and caring teaching assistant to join our team.  This Teaching Assistant post, under the direction of the class teacher, will be working with Upper KS2 pupils to support and improve access to learning.  This post is also combined with an MSA post supervising children at lunchtimes.   

 You should: 

  • be committed to working as part of a team  
  • have excellentcommunication and organisational skills  
  • be flexible  
  • have a cheerful disposition and a sense of humour  
  • be able to inspire and motivate children’s learning 
  • want to share our vision and ethos for the highest standards in all aspects of school life 
  • have experience working with KS2 childrenIn return we can offer:   
    • a supportive, professional, motivated staff team 
    • opportunities for continuing professional development 
    • a school where children are happy and confident learners  
    • a workplace set in amazing, expansive grounds with lots of open spaces 
    • full NYCC benefits and pension Sessay CE Primary School is federated with Husthwaite CE Primary School. This post will initially be based at Sessay, but working across both sites may be requested in the future if necessary.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced level DBS disclosure and medical clearance.  

      For further details candidates are welcome to contact the school by telephone on 01845 501239. Visits to the school are very welcome by prior arrangement with Louise Waite, School Business Manager. Please take a look at our school website to get a real feel for our school. 

      To apply for this vacancy please log on to or a pack can be downloaded from the school’s website:  

      Applications closing date: 12 noon 8th June 2022 

      Interviews expected to take place: Monday 20th June 2022