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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: Term time: 33.75 hours, working 8.30am-4.00pm five days per week, term time only, with a 15 minute morning break and a 30 minute lunch break each day.

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary


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 and to be based at Carterknowle Junior School.

You will need to have experience of working with primary aged 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 Monday to Friday - 8.30am – 4.00pm (with two daily breaks of 15 and 30 minutes).

Further information can be found on our website https://www.carterknowle.sheffield.sch.uk/

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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 Mrs G Jolliffe, PA to the headteacher to arrange: enquiries@carterknowle.sheffield.sch.uk or telephone 0114 255 2347.

Candidates are strongly recommended to visit the school website www.carterknowle.sheffield.sch.uk.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to disclose any cautions or convictions prior to interview. The amendments to the ROA Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain convictions and cautions are 'protected' and are therefore not subject to disclosure to employers. The successful candidate will complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a Children’s Barred List check.

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About Carter Knowle Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
231 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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