This job expired on 23 August 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 August 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 July 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Contract type
Fixed term (01.09.2021-31.08.2022 with the possibility of being extended)
£19,312 - £19,698

Job summary

Abbeyfield Primary Academy are looking to appoint an experienced level 2 teaching assistant to work in a dynamic and forward thinking school.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to positively influence the life chances of our committed, confident and enthusiastic learners and be part of an innovative progressive team all working towards one goal, achieving the highest possible outcome for all our children.

The essential aspects of this post is the ability to motivate children along with a commitment to raise achievements and standards.  An NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualification, or relevant experience is needed, along with a good standard of English and Mathematics.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate sound ICT and excellent interpersonal skills and be flexible and adaptable.

We are looking for someone who will

  • have high expectations for every child

  • be enthusiastic about learning

  • be able to develop a stimulating learning environment

  • have experience of supporting children with challenging behaviour

  • be an effective team player and contribute to the whole school community

In return we offer

  • a dedicated senior management team with a commitment to raising standards

  • an opportunity to work with vulnerable children in a supporting learning environment

If you think you have the skills, knowledge, and passion to work in a school where you can really make a difference please contact the school for an application pack.  We welcome a broad range of perspectives represented by a diverse school workforce.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
07562 424464

About Abbeyfield Primary Academy

Abbeyfield Primary Academy is a Sheffield school for pupils aged 3-11 years rated Good by Ofsted in June 2019 and is part of the Five Rivers Multi Academy Trust which has outcomes for children at the forefront of its vision.

We are a school that invests heavily in staff to ensure that they are equipped with the tools and techniques to excel in this significantly rewarding environment.   We know great talent when we see it and we do not underestimate the power of professional and personal development.  We provide high quality CPD, coaching opportunities, networking and team teaching so as to create strong, effective and inspirational leaders of the future.  We also support trainee teachers through Teach First and School Direct routes and have a successful record of contributing towards quality training packages to develop outstanding practice.  We invest in our staff and understand the importance of creating a strong work/life balance.

Our committment:

  • Our school is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  We value each other's identity and we are committed to promoting opportunities for all by ensuring equity across the MAT.  Together, we learn and grow by embracing multiple perspectives, experiences, and cultures.  our differences are our strengths

  • Accommodations will be provided upon request to support applicants with disabilities throughout our recruitment process

  • Flexible working will be considered if suitable for the role

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service check in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Arranging a visit to Abbeyfield Primary Academy

Visits to school are strongly recommended, however, due to school holidays are not possible at the moment.  We strongly advise that you visit the school website at for more information on the school and our facebook and twitter feeds.

School location

Orphanage Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 9AN

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