Burley And Woodhead Church of England Primary School

Burley And Woodhead Church of England Primary School

Many Parts One Body - Delivering the knowledge, skills, mindset and Christian values to thrive and take on the world.

Sandholme Drive, Burley-in-Wharfedale, West Yorkshire LS29 7RQ





Thank you for your interest in our school. We curerntly have a vacancy for a teaching assistant in our Reception class.

We encourage appplications from both experienced teaching assistants who can cover PPA and candidates who have not yet worked in a school but wish to begin a career in primary education. 


Completed application forms and completed self declaration forms (see below) should be emailed to recruitment@burleywoodhead.com The closing date is Monday 10 October at 12 noon and interviews will take place later that week. Start date Monday 14 November.


Visits to school are very welcome. Please call the school office to book - 01943 862739

 Job Description and Person Spec EYFS Vacancy 22.pdfDownload
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Burley and Woodhead C E Primary School is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Recruitment is carried out in line with our Safer Recruitment Policy, see below. It is an offence to apply if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relating to children. A full DBS check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

Please refer to the Our School pages of the school website to view our child protection policy. If you are unsure about the rules relating to the disclosure  of a conviction or caution, please refer to the flow charts below.

Safer Recruitment Policy

Flow Chart - Disclosure of a Caution

Flow Chart - Disclosure of a Conviction

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated teaching assistant to work in our Reception class. You will join a highly experienced and friendly team supporting our youngest learners in school in a well-resourced classroom and attractive outdoor area.

Our school was designated as one of 34 DfE English Hubs across England in September 2018 and since then we have supported over 300 schools across Bradford and North Yorkshire in phonics, early language and reading for which you will receive cutting edge training.

This role would suit an existing TA who has HLTA status and can work one day a week covering PPA in school.

We also encourage applications from candidates who may not have experience working in a school but who are keen to start their career in education.  

 You will:

  • Be passionate about supporting our fantastic children in their learning journey
  • Be reflective and keen to develop your knowledge as part of the staff learning community
  • Believe in a holistic and creative approach to teaching and learning
  • Be a team player who is keen to support your colleagues
  • Be supportive of our school’s Christian ethos.

In return, we offer:

  • A strong commitment to career development for all staff
  • Happy, confident, enthusiastic and hardworking pupils who are eager to learn and who enjoy their time at school
  • A dedicated and highly skilled team of committed staff and governors
  • Excellent links with parents and the wider community
  • An attractive rural location with well-maintained and managed premises
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