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Advanced Teaching Assistant and After School Club Leader

Term Time Only, Grade D, required as soon as possible. This post is a fixed term, variable hour contract to 31.3.25.

Closing Date

Monday 29th April


Husthwaite CE VC Primary


The Venerable Andy Broom


01482 881 659

Husthwaite CE Primary School & Apple Tree Nursery, Low Street, Husthwaite, York, YO61 4QA

Tel: 01347 868371

Part of the Husthwaite & Sessay CE Primary Federation

Executive Headteacher: Miss Fiona Bennett


Advanced Teaching Assistant and After School Club Leader vacancies

Term Time Only, Grade D, required as soon as possible. This post is a fixed term, variable hour contract to 31.3.25.

Initially summer term 2024 hours are:

ATA Monday 1-3.30pm, Tuesday 8.30am-3.30pm and Thursday 8.30-3.30pm (15.5 hours a week)

After School Club Leader

Monday 3-5.30pm, Tuesday 3-5.00pm and Thursday 3-5.30pm (8 hours a week including planning time).

Hours and the possibility of being 1 post or 2 separate posts is negotiable.

Husthwaite CE Primary School and Apple Tree Nursery 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, committed, and caring teaching assistant to join our team in the EYFS/KS1 class and also need someone to assist in the running of the After School Club. The Advanced Teaching Assistant post, will be under the direction of the class teacher, working within a nursery/reception/year 1 class to support and improve access to learning. The After School Club Leader will lead the wrap around care offered by the school. You should:

  • be committed to working as part of a team
  • have excellent communication 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 in an EYFS/KS1 setting

In return we can offer:

  • a supportive, professional, motivated staff team
  • opportunities for continuing professional development
  • a school where children are happy and confident learners
  • have access to a local government pension scheme

Husthwaite CE Primary School is federated with Sessay CE Primary School. 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 regarding the post(s) and hours, please don’t hesitate to contact the school by telephone on 01347 868371. Visits to the school are very welcome by prior arrangement with Sarah Dixon, 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 Advanced Teaching Assistant and After School Club Leader: Husthwaite Church of England Voluntary Controlled School ( or a pack can be downloaded from the school’s website: Vacancies – Husthwaite Church of England Primary School

Applications closing date: Monday 29 April 9am

Interviews expected to take place: Wednesday 1 May