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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week (8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday)

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803 - £30,296 full time equivalent

Pay scale

Grade 5 SCP 15 - 20

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Plans and teaches high quality lessons across the curriculum, providing planned or emergency cover across the school

  • Has an ability to inspire and enthuse all children so learning is a rich and enjoyable experience

  • Is committed to making the most of opportunities to develop as an engaged professional

  • Is a skilled and committed team player who can work closely with colleagues to support excellent outcomes for children

  • Is excellent at building positive and caring relationships with children

  • Is able to respond positively to the needs of all learners, including those with SEND

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A very friendly and mutually supportive place to learn and work

  • The chance to have a real impact, making a positive difference to our children’s lives and outcomes

  • A professional and committed staff and governor team

  • A supportive community who want the best for their children

  • Enthusiastic learners who deserve only the best

  • Regular, high quality professional development opportunities

Further details about the role

The Governors of Gleadless Primary School are seeking an excellent and committed HLTA on a temporary basis from 1st September 2024 - 31st August 2025. This is a full-time position within our hardworking and supportive school. The position will involve covering classes across the school.

Gleadless Primary School is a two-form entry school with approximately 400 pupils on roll, situated to the south east of the city. This position offers a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a friendly and supportive staff team. Our children love to learn and enjoy school and we build strong relationships with our families and community. On 1st February 2024, Gleadless became a part of Sheffield South East Trust (SSET). SSET unites six other local schools (Manor Lodge Primary, Wybourn Primary, Norfolk Primary, Phillimore Primary, Woodhouse West Primary and Acres Hill Primary). These schools work closely together for the benefit of the children and communities they serve. There are many opportunities for support, training and networking between the schools. The Trust aims for schools to grow and flourish, by being individual and closely aligned with their community, whilst having strong capacity with other similar local schools. More information about our school can be found on our school website: http://www.gleadless.sheffield.sch.uk.

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 recruitment@gleadless.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Gleadless Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 420 pupils
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Gleadless Primary School

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

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