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    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£18,844.00 - £20,158.87 Annually (Actual) 33 hours per week, working term time plus 5 inset days

Teaching Assistant (Grade 4) job summary

Teaching Assistant (Grade 4) Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Grade 4 £18,844 - £20,158.87 annual (ACTUAL SALARY)
33 hours p/w term time ONLY plus 5 inset days


Springwell Learning Community is the umbrella name for Springwell Special Academy and Springwell Alternative Academy. Springwell Special Academy provides cross-phase education for Barnsley children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties SEMH.

https://springwellacademies.co.uk/ Our school is proud to offer a supportive team; high quality personalised training and an opportunity to work with utterly fabulous children as outlined in our VALUES - KINDNESS - COURAGE - CURIOSITY - PRIDE

We are seeking a dedicated Teaching Assistant Grade 4 to join our Barnsley special school. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with children and younger people for those with special education and behavioural needs, and will assist in providing educational support.

- As a grade 4 TA implementing and leading lesson plans and activities
- Assist students with alternative learning
- Provide one-on-one help to students who require additional support
- Collaborate with the teaching team to create a positive learning environment
- Communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff
- Updating, maintaining and monitoring pupil plans

- Experience working with children or younger people ideally those with special education needs (SEMH/ SEN/ SEND)
- Ability to educate and engage students effectively
- Strong communication skills to interact with students, parents, and colleagues
- Educated with GCSE Maths and English or equivalent

Joining our team as a Teaching Assistant TA Grade 4 offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on students' lives while gaining valuable experience in an educational setting. Recently achieved Gold Investors in People with this vision and the associated goals of the organisation require the continued dedication and commitment of its employees and as such it recognises the importance of engaging, supporting, managing and developing its people effectively and professionally.

Salary for a grade 4 Teaching Assistant is £18,844 - £20,158 actual annual salary working 33 hours per week Mon-Fri term time only + 5 inset days + amazing benefits working for our Wellspring trust https://wellspringacademytrust.co.uk/careers/why-join-us/


For more information please refer to the job description attached. If you are interested in this excellent opportunity simply clinic APPLY NOW alternatively if you have additional questions then please reach out to Caroline the Recruitment Manager: recruitment@sppartnership.co.uk

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We want our people to reflect our diverse communities and create a safe space in which everyone belongs. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds and especially those from under-represented groups including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

Safeguarding We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks and appropriate references. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

If this post isn't for you, check out our other vacancies. You can find these here.

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 Springwell Special Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
117 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

School location

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