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  • Start date details

    Summer Term or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £23,893 pro rata

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for summer term 2024 or as soon as possible; an enthusiastic, self-motivated teaching assistant dedicated to improving the lives and education of young people.

Stradbroke is a vibrant learning community with approximately 500 pupils including a nursery and an Integrated Resource for children with special needs. The school was last inspected in July 2022 and was judged as a Good school in every measure. We are looking to appoint a positive, energetic and professional teaching assistant to add to our hard working team of support staff.

Candidates must be qualified to at least NVQ 2 level, or equivalent experience, with excellent literacy, numeracy and communication skills. Experience of working within a primary school setting is desired and the ability to build good relationships with pupils and colleagues is essential. The successful candidate will have the skills to work effectively with teachers and other support staff and be able to run targeted learning with groups and individual pupils, where directed, with maximum impact, whilst also demonstrating great initiative and flexibility. Applicants must be patient, inspirational and inclusive in your work with pupils. You should demonstrate an ability to be organised and pro-active in your approach and to seek to forge good working relationships with the rest of the staff here at Stradbroke to achieve the best possible outcomes for all of our children.

What the school offers its staff

In return you will receive:

  • Excellent professional development
  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues
  • A supportive and challenging environment
  • Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the school

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are encouraged; telephone the school office on 0114 2399320 to arrange a tour of the school with the Headteacher. Details of the interview tasks will be explained to the shortlisted candidates.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure.

For further details, an application form or to arrange a conversation with the Headteacher, email recruitment@stradbroke.sheffield.sch.uk DO NOT APPLY ONLINE FROM THIS SITE. Application forms need to be returned by email to recruitment@stradbroke.sheffield.sch.uk

Closing Date: Thursday 16th May

Interview Date: Wednesday 22nd May

Sheffield City Council is an equal opportunities employer and has publicly committed to this by signing up to the “Two Ticks – Positive About Disabled People” scheme. This ensures that all disabled applicants, able to demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria of the job description are guaranteed an interview. It is not enough to tick that you are disabled on the monitoring form, if you are disabled and feel this applies to you, please let us know by quoting:- “I am eligible for a guaranteed interview under the two ticks scheme” on your application form at the bottom of the “Suitability for the Job” section. Please make sure this is written as a separate paragraph to make sure it does not get lost in the content of your application. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced CRB check required for this post.

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.

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About Stradbroke Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
478 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0114 2399320

Arranging a visit to Stradbroke Primary School

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

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