2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 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, part time, term time: 2 vacancies are 32.5 hrs a week (full time) 2 vacancies are 13 hrs a week (part-time)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £24,294-£26,421

What skills and experience we're looking for

Come and enjoy being part of our friendly dynamic team. Due to colleague retirements, we have a rare opportunity for the right people to join our wonderful school!

You will be an excellent teaching assistant working alongside your class teacher to provide in class support. There may be very occasional absence cover required for the class teacher so you will be contracted on a Senior Teaching Assistant Level 3 (cover) post but will be based with one year group.

  • part time early years senior teaching assistant level 3 for EYFS- permanent 2 days

  • full time Early Years senior teaching assistant level 3 for EYFS - permanent

  • part time senior teaching assistant level 3 delivering life skills to small groups of children and parents with another TA in our life skills centre (Red Robin House)- permanent 2/3 days

  • full time KS2 senior teaching assistant level 3 with an interest in special educational needs - permanent

What the school offers its staff

We offer high quality training in a supportive and caring environment where children are warmly welcomed and inclusion sits at the very heart of our practice. We are an innovative school working closely with our community and enjoy partnerships with schools across the country as well as universities and businesses as we develop our focus on being ‘more than a school’ and a community hub.

You may be an experienced colleague looking to reduce your days to part time or a colleague seeking a new environment and new ways of working! It is rare to be offering these posts in our excellent early years base and our life skills house.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school would be welcomed to meet the Headteacher, Vanessa Langley, and the colleague team, please contact Elizabeth Carter (elizabethcarter@arbourthorne.sheffield.sch.uk) to arrange a visit.

Closing date - Friday 31st May

Shortlisting - Monday 3rd June

Interviews - Friday 7th June

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced and Barring Service Check.
We will carry out online searches for shortlisted candidates in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.
A criminal record self declaration form will be required to be completed if shortlisted, and discussed at the interview if necessary.

We welcome applications from everyone. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@arbourthorne.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Arbourthorne Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
460 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arbourthorne is a two-form entry school with 477 pupils on roll. Our school is friendly and hardworking and staff work with innovation and determination to provide an outstanding learning experience for children. Colleagues are mutually supportive and are widely recognised for best practice. At the last inspection, the school was judged to be good with outstanding features. We celebrate creativity and have an artist in residence. Theme learning is exciting and ambitious. Our life skills house, ‘Red Robin House’, adds an exciting dimension to the curriculum. Please visit our website:
https://www.arbourthorneprimary.co.uk/ to gain a broader view of our school. The school was judged as Good with Outstanding Personal Development in October 2022. https://files.ofsted.gov.uk/v1/file/50200107

Arranging a visit to Arbourthorne Community Primary School

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

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