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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, part time, term time: 30 hours per week, term time only (Temporary), Monday to Friday: 08:30 – 15:00

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maximum of 1 year

Actual salary

£16,590.10 to £17,438.67

Pay scale

Inspire Support Band D+

What skills and experience we're looking for

NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications / experience.

GCSE Grade C / 4 or above in Maths and English.

Evidence of a commitment to further professional development.

Previous experience working with children in a primary setting.

An understanding of Safeguarding in a primary school.

In addition, the TA might have experience of:

  • Working in partnership with parents.
  • Working with children with specific SEN such as ADHD or Dyslexia.
  • Working with children with SEMH needs.
  • Working with children with EAL needs.
  • Developing and implementing IEPs and care plans.

What the school offers its staff

Inspire Learning Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School, Thomas Rotherham College and Winterhill School.

We offer a positive working environment, we care about our learners, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contributing to this culture and developing it further

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.

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.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Sitwell Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
307 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

We are very proud of our school and our stimulating learning environment. Our aim is to promote a love of learning by providing rich, rewarding experiences through a creative curriculum. Through celebrating efforts and achievements, we aim to develop pride in the success of our pupils so that they are ready to face future challenges. We are very lucky to have a growing multicultural community, allowing us to celebrate diversity and develop respect and tolerance.

As a school, we are constantly looking for ways to enrich our curriculum and through challenge and excitement we strive for all of our children to achieve their full potential – every child matters at Sitwell Junior School. Our pupils benefit from excellent teaching and an outstanding curriculum, where children are able to apply their skills and knowledge to new situations.

We have a very strong Learning Community and we work closely and effectively with Sitwell Infant School and in the Inspire Learning Trust, with Oakwood High School, Winterhill School and Thomas Rotherham College. This allows us to share skills and expertise. Our school governors also play a vital role in school and hold our school leadership to account. This, in turn, leads to better educational outcomes for our children. Our Chair of Governors is Mrs. Tracey Leeson.

Sitwell Junior School continues to be an exciting and creative school and I hope by visiting our website you get a flavour of all that we offer. We look forward to working with you over the coming years as we really do believe that the partnership between home and school is vital. These partnerships help us to capture our aim of working together to be the best. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

Arranging a visit to Sitwell Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.holland@inspiretrust.uk.

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