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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 10:27am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

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

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803 - £30,296 pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a strong desire to work within a team, who go above and beyond for the children and families at Dore.

The role will initially be to cover PPA throughout school, therefore the successful candidate will need to have a thorough understanding of the National Curriculum and Early Years Framework. A passion for an understanding of Forest School approaches would be advantageous.

We are looking for someone who will join a team who can contribute to the educational and social development of all children. They will need to demonstrate a desire and enthusiasm for working with children throughout school to enable them to achieve their very best.

As a Rights Respecting School we value the contributions that each individual has to make to the school community and seek a willingness from applicants to contribute to this well-established ethos within the school.

The successful candidate will be required to be flexible and may be asked to work in our successful and expanding breakfast club.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we offer the successful applicant an opportunity to be part of a highly motivated, innovative and talented team of staff and children.

Our staff are extremely positive about the role they play in the lives of the children at Dore Primary School and support each other to ensure that we offer our children the very best experiences every day. Together we are prepared to give whatever it takes to ensure that all children achieve their very best.

Please look at our website for more information about our school and our curriculum.


We are committed to safeguarding children and therefore the successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check to ensure their suitability to work with children. Please note that is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you have been placed on the Children's Barred List. Applicants will also need to demonstrate a practical knowledge and a proactive commitment to safeguarding children. Candidates are asked to read the school’s safeguarding policy, which is available at: https://dore.sheffield.sch.uk/policies-and-forms. Appointments are made subject to the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.

Commitment to safeguarding

Dore Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to disclose any cautions or convictions prior to interview. The amendments to the ROA Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain convictions and cautions are 'protected' and therefore not subject to disclosure to employers. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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About Dore Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
489 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0114 236 8690

Local Authority Maintained School

School location

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