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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    6 December 2023 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Permanent: 19.5 hours (Level 3) Senior TA (Grade 4) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8.30 – 3.45

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Pro Rata £11,013

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Holt House and Carterknowle Schools Federation is looking for a senior teaching assistant to join our staff team from 1 Jan 2024, to be based at Carterknowle Junior School in LKS2.

You will need to have experience of working with KS2 children and supporting them effectively. You will be expected to be skilled in working with individuals, with small groups and in supporting the teacher with the whole class. You will need to have high expectations for what junior children can achieve both in their learning and in their independence, while being able to provide good pastoral support and care. As a senior TA you will assist class teachers with preparation, assessment, supporting with adaptive learning and delivering interventions. You will be called upon to supervise a class for short periods as ad hoc cover. Good numeracy and literacy skills are essential for this post.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you support and continuing professional development so that you can fulfil your role well. Carterknowle Junior School is a lovely school with wonderful children who are eager to learn. We are committed to meeting children’s individual learning needs, working in partnership with parents and carers. Breaktime and lunchtime supervision is part of this role. The working hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 8.30am – 3.45pm (with two daily breaks of 15 and 30 minutes). Further information can be found on our website https://www.carterknowle.sheffield.sch.uk/

Further details about the role

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Please include the email addresses for your two referees in your application. If shortlisted and as part of our safer recruitment and due diligence checks, your references will need to be secured prior to interview. A designated person will also carry out online checks, in line with KCSIE 2023 point 221 on shortlisted candidates.

If you would like to come and look around the school before applying please email or call to arrange for this.

Commitment to safeguarding

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. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.
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About Carter Knowle Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
237 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

Carterknowle Junior School is part of the Holt House and Carterknowle Schools Federation and we nurture a caring community in which every child learns well. We have a welcoming and secure environment with a warm and friendly ethos. We are dedicated to providing high standards and are committed to giving each and every child the best education. We have high expectations and children and adults work together in a positive and supportive way.

Arranging a visit to Carter Knowle Junior School

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

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