4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    20 February 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year or until the post holder returns

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,650 - £20,043 pro rata

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Appointment of Temporary Level 2 Teaching Assistant – Maternity cover starting Monday 20th February 2023

Grade 3 (19,650 - £20,043) pro rata

37 hours a week for 39 weeks of the year

The Governors of this forward-thinking school are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of class teachers to enable access to learning for all pupils. The post will initially be in Key Stage 2. The role will include working with individuals and small groups to deliver speech and language sessions and other interventions as well as working across classes within the team.

At Reignhead School we create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, one in which each child feels safe, secure and valued. Our school motto is "Success for All" and we are passionate about Reignhead children achieving the highest possible standards in their work, in their attitudes to life and as good citizens. Our B.E.S.T. Core Values are at the heart of everything that we do.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has high expectations of themselves and the children in their care
  • Has experience of working with children with SEND. Examples may include: Precision Teaching, speech and language, Attention Autism, Team Teach, phonics.
  • Is well organised and able to work well both as part of a team and independently
  • Has excellent communication skills and is able to forge close professional relationships with children, staff and parents
  • Is an effective and reflective practitioner with a desire to learn and develop
  • Is enthusiastic, with a positive, 'can-do' attitude
  • Has good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Has a minimum of NVQ2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience

What the school offers its staff

The school offers:-

  • Enthusiastic children who are eager to learn and are proud of their school.

  • A dedicated and driven team who strive for improvement
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • An environmentally sustainable site which offers a fantastic learning environment for all our children including an on-site woodland area
  • A Family of Schools network which offers collaborative working.

If you think you are the right person to join our team and want to make a difference to the lives of pupils who attend Reignhead, we would love to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Reignhead Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service Check to ensure their suitability to work with children and to have a strong commitment to and knowledge of Safeguarding. Two excellent references are required. Please provide an e-mail address for all referees. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please telephone the school on 01142475767 or contact us by email at enquiries@reignhead.sheffield.sch.uk to arrange.

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 clare.hollingworth@reignhead.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Reignhead Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
290 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0114 2475767

Arranging a visit to Reignhead Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email clare.hollingworth@reignhead.sheffield.sch.uk.

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