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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    6 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week, 39 weeks a year

Contract type

Fixed term - 18 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 5 (between £26,873 – 29,269) pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Abbeyfield Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and empathetic Curriculum Specialist to join our specialist Burrow Team in setting up alternative provision for a small group of pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs and who have become disengaged with their home school.

You will:

  • Be caring and compassionate, treating children and colleagues with respect as individuals

  • Have an interest in and a strong commitment to supporting children’s learning, development and well-being

  • Be resilient, having unconditional positive regard for pupils with complex needs

  • Be prepared to adopt a Trauma Informed approach to interactions with children

  • Have good understanding of Special Educational Needs, particularly Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs and a commitment to supporting children with SEMH needs

  • Have a commitment to on-going personal and professional development

  • Value diversity, equity and inclusion and have high expectations for every child

  • Be innovative and creative

  • Be an effective team player and contribute to the whole school community


What the school offers its staff

Five Rivers Multi Academy Trust is committed to investing heavily in its staff. Our workforce is the jewel in our crown and the reason our children succeed. Our Workforce Charter has been carefully crafted in consultation with unions to ensure staff are equipped with both the professional development and personal support needed to excel in their role and develop their career. We are committed to improving well-being through the reduction of workload, well-being initiatives and creating a professional development offer that focuses much more on investment and support as opposed to the monitoring and management of performance.

As an employer of choice, the Trust offers a competitive pay structure in line with national pay recommendations.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

In line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education, candidates are advised that online searches will be conducted for all those shortlisted. Searches will not be conducted for those that are not shortlisted. The purpose of the search is to further assess candidates’ suitability for the role. Shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address any issues identified from the search at interview.

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About Abbeyfield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
438 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0114 242 0109

Abbeyfield Primary Academy is part of Five Rivers Multi Academy Trust which has outcomes for children at the forefront of its vision. We have a vast amount of experience in supporting all children to make good progress and develop an interest in learning which lays a solid foundation for a happy, safe and successful future as well-rounded individuals.

Five Rivers Multi Academy Trust is committed to investing heavily in its staff. Our workforce is the jewel in our crown and the reason our children succeed. Our Workforce Charter has been carefully crafted in consultation with unions to ensure staff are equipped with both the professional development and personal support needed to excel in their role and develop their career. We are committed to improving well-being through the reduction of workload, well-being initiatives and creating a professional development offer that focuses much more on investment and support as opposed to the monitoring and management of performance.

As an employer of choice, the Trust offers a competitive pay structure in line with national pay recommendations. In addition to this all our teachers increment annually through the pay scale as part of our shift away from traditional performance management. In its place we have adopted a professional development initiative that is based on self-reflection and individual coaching.

Arranging a visit to Abbeyfield Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@abbeyfield.sheffield.sch.uk.

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