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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    13 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,967 - £23.891

What skills and experience we're looking for

Fox Hill Primary and the Trustees of Steel City Schools Partnership are looking to recruit a permanent, full-time Pupil Support Assistant to start as soon as possible. The post is for 37 hrs / 41 weeks per year, Grade 4 £24,294 - £26, 421 (pro-rata), actual part time salary £21,967 - £23,891.

Fox Hill is a successful school (Ofsted Good - July 2019) in the north of Sheffield serving predominantly the Fox Hill estate. The school has approximately 55% of the cohort deemed disadvantaged pupils and also hosts an Integrated Resource base for 18 pupils with ‘complex and multiple’ special educational needs. We follow a Trauma Informed, Relational approach to supporting pupils.


  • To care for all pupils, particularly those who need support to overcome barriers to learning such as behaviour and SEMH difficulties.
  • To plan and deliver interventions to help pupils self-regulate.
  • To engage children in purposeful activities in lessons and at break and lunch times.
  • To build positive relationships with children and families to enable access to a high-quality education.
  • To play a central role in a successful pastoral team, liaising impactfully with the broader school team and contributing to the Trust pastoral network.
  • To support and champion pupils good attendance.

Relevant Qualifications:

  • Good literacy/numeracy skills
  • Relevant experience (e.g. use of trauma informed practice, de-escalation strategies)
  • Theraplay or equivalent (or a willingness to undertake training)

The successful applicant must have the ability to work as an effective team member, be well organised, and have the ability to communicate with children and adults in a constructive and effective way.

What the school offers its staff

Our success is due to our biggest and most valuable asset – our staff team. We have a number of positions available across our academies and we are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to work with us.

SCSP can offer you

  • Guidance of a supportive and experienced leadership team who invest in the development of their teams and the Trust
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to healthcare and wellbeing services
  • Encouragement of further and continued professional development
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

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 Fox Hill Primary

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
313 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address
Phone number
0114 2313469

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