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Sowing seeds of success: Growing courageous learners

Growing Courageous Learners.


Sowerby Primary Academy is part of Elevate Multi Academy Trust.

We currently have a vacancy for a General Teaching Assistant to work in Reception/KS1  (initially Year 1/2)

Salary:                                      Grade C                                             

Contract Type:                        Permanent

Hours of work:                         31.3 Hours

Application Closing Date:      3rd October 2022

Interview Date:                         6th October 2022


Sowerby Primary Academy is part of Elevate Multi Academy Trust.  We are seeking to employ a General Teaching Assistant, who will be required to work in Reception/KS1 (initially Year 1/2) 

As GTA you will be required to support children under the direction of the class teacher.

This post is a permanent position.

 We are looking for a candidate who is:

  • passionate about education and inspiring children
  • able to take pride in making a difference to young people's wellbeing
  • demonstrate a patient approach and the ability to inspire and motivate
  • experienced, using positive behaviour tools in a work capacity.
  • have a great sense of humour and resilience and enjoy working as part of a team.

Our school is a place where children feel safe, happy and valued and are able to achieve their absolute potential. Learning is engaging and inspiring and we have exceptionally high expectations for our children in terms of their academic achievements as well as personal, social and emotional development.

Further information

If candidates wish to visit the school please contact the school office 01845 523037 or to make an appointment with Mrs. Keeley Ungerechts, Executive Headteacher. 

 How to apply

Application forms and further details for this post are available by emailing Mrs Val Clark at or by downloading the application form and job description/person specification below.

Application Form

Job Description/Person Specification

Please ensure that all completed application forms are returned to Mrs Val Clark at  Please ensure that all parts of the application are completed.  We do not accept CVs as part of the selection process. Reference: REC/SOW/000000476.

 Sowerby Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.