11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £27,803 - £30,296

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of working with young people and children, including those with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Experience of whole class teaching example providing cover for class teachers, planning and delivering lessons for PPA and cover (possible specialism in RE)
  • Ability to engage constructively with, and relate to, a wide range of young children from different backgrounds
  • Ability to undertake assessments of pupils to determine those in need of particular support
  • Ability to motivate and enthuse pupils
  • A commitment to high academic standards
  • A commitment to high standards of pupil behaviour
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and display excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic
  • High professional and personal standards
  • A commitment to working to strict deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and respond to the needs of the school on a daily basis
  • A willingness to play a part in the wider life of the school

What the school offers its staff

The Governors wish to appoint a HLTA to work as part of our team of dedicated and committed support staff.

We are an inclusive and caring school and offer good quality support to all our pupils including those with special educational needs. Our children are polite, inquisitive and eager to learn and you would be working amongst a friendly, supportive staff whose strength is working as a team.

The post will involve delivering a subjectto each year group over 4 afternoons during teacher’s PPA time. Each afternoon you will teach 2 classes for 60minutes with the same prepared lesson. Currently this is RE, however couldbe subject to change. In the morning, you will cover classes on an ad hoc basis or for planned, regular cover such as ECT time, SLT time.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to enquiries@dobcroft-jun.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Dobcroft Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
384 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Dobcroft Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@dobcroft-jun.sheffield.sch.uk.

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