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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Term time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
SCC Grade 6 – Scale Point 21 – 26
Actual salary
£22,711 to £26,087

Job summary

Astrea Academy Sheffield has an exciting opportunity for a HLTA

The role of this Higher Level Teaching Assistant will be to ensure the highest standards of care, learning, development and achievement for our children, complementing the teacher’s delivery of the national curriculum and contributing to the development of other support staff, scholars, Academy policies and strategies.

There will be a requirement to work with children on an individual basis and to lead the delivery of group intervention work.

You will be a confident individual with experience working within a similar role and should have the necessary experience or qualification within a certain relevant trade. You will have strong ICT and organisation skills with great written and verbal communication skills.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 18
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
592 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 18

About Astrea Academy Sheffield

We are an all-through academy in Sheffield, and this is our fourth year since opening. September 2022 brings an exciting time for us – it has gone so quickly! It is key to understand the context of our wonderful academy.

We are a city centre school, where we serve the local community of Burngreave. 98.5% of our cohort are from Ethnic Minority Groups, 55% of our pupils are disadvantaged, with 46% currently receiving Free School Meals (national is 13.3%). Children with SEN represent 21% of the cohort. The catchment area of the academy is within the 2.5% most deprived areas within the country. This is why we do what we do. We are here to ensure all children receive the outstanding education and life chances that they are entitled to.

The Academy opened its doors for the first time in September 2018 and will in time be a 2 – 18 provision. We welcomed our first children in nursery, reception and year 7 as well as a brand new compliment of staff. Since then we have grown each year, and we currently have 600 children, spanning years 7, 8 and 9 in our secondary building and nursery, reception, year 1 & 2 in the primary building.

Our ground breaking campus is truly breath-taking. With the combination of a Grade II listed building and a brand new building, there is a real physical heritage to our new school. With an investment in excess of £25 million, our facilities are cutting edge, including science and technology laboratories, modern classrooms, a 300-seat hall, 4G pitch, an underground sports hall, outside Amphitheatre and forest school learning area (to name a few). Our location is at the heart of a new learning community which will continue to grow as we forge these ever essential relationships with families and businesses in the area.

We work within a supportive learning community of staff, parents and children, enabling a world of learning opportunities which will inspire and motivate scholars of Astrea Academy Sheffield to achieve excellence and create the successful path for their future. We are creating an academy where each day will be a journey of discovery to fire their imagination, establish their sense of worth, and to gain the confidence and courage to take a full part in the wider world.

School location

Andover Street, Sheffield, S3 9BE

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