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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803.00 - £30,296.00 Annually (FTE) Actual, £23914 - £26059, pay award pending

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Thank you for your interest in a career at Steel City Schools Partnership. We are a growing Multi Academy Trust, and there are currently 10 primary academies in the Trust.

SCSP has a proven track record of securing transformational change and sustainable school improvement. Our vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for young people within an ethos based on our vision and underpinning aims:

To provide an excellent education for all.

Achieving Excellence Sustaining Excellence Sharing Excellence

Our success is due to our biggest and most valuable asset – our staff team. We have a number of positions available across our academies and we are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to work with us. SCSP can offer you:

  • Guidance of a supportive and experienced leadership team who invest in the development of their teams and the Trust
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to healthcare and wellbeing services
  • Encouragement of further and continued professional development
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

The Trustees of Steel City Schools Partnership are looking to recruit as killed and inspirational practitioner to complement our existing educational support team.

Permanent position to start as soon as possible, 37 hrs / 39 weeks per year. Grade 5 £27,803 - £30,296 (pro-rata), actual part time salary £23,914 - £26,059.

General expectations

  • To plan and teach / cover classes across the whole school: Nursery to Year 6.
  • The activities that are planned / delivered will be for whole classes.
  • Cover classes as the need arises.

Relevant Qualifications:

  • Meet Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Excellent numeracy/literacy skills – equivalent to NVQ level 2 in English and maths
  • Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy

We are looking for individuals who are:

  • Committed to a child centred philosophy.
  • Have an interest in implementing outdoor Forest school activities or have an interest in exploring this training further.
  • Have a nurturing approach to all children.
  • Able to assess children’s progress and focus upon their next steps.

The successful applicant must be

  • Committed to excellence within their work in school and across the partnership
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Be flexible to meet the needs of the school.
  • Well organised
  • Able to communicate with children and adults in a constructive and effective way.

For further information and / or to arrange a visit please contact the school on 0114 2467916.

We expect the successful candidate to work within our collaborative spirit and ethos, by building on the successes of the individual schools by working in conjunction with others to raise standards and enhance the outcomes for the pupils, families and communities we serve.

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

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Monteney Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
464 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Monteney (Ofsted Good – March 2020) is a National Support School serving the north of the city and the Parson Cross and Shiregreen estates. Approximately 28% of the pupils are deemed to be disadvantaged and the school is oversubscribed every year. The school has a track record of Innovation and Leadership development. Monteney works closely with a range of external partners including the feeder secondary school, as well as Learners First and Learn Sheffield.

Monteney is a creative, collaborative and inclusive school which aims to inspire and encourage every child to be the best that they can be. We pride ourselves in delivering an exciting and creative curriculum and providing high quality learning and pastoral support for our children as well as offering excellent CPD opportunities for all our staff. We have a supportive, innovative, friendly and well-motivated staff team who work collaboratively to develop practice and share ideas.

We are excited about how our focus on the development of our Monteney curriculum has started to further improve pupil outcomes and engagement in learning. Our children are enthusiastic with positive attitudes to learning and they all strive to be “Monteney Learners” encouraged by our Monteney values. This was recognised in our last Ofsted inspection (March 2020).

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