6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 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

Part time: Monday to Friday 8.15am - 3.30pm 39 weeks (term time plus curriculum days)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary

£16076 - £16346

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Mossbrook School educates and cares for primary aged pupils who have a range of learning difficulties and disabilities including Autism and challenging behaviour.

Are you keen to take on a new challenge, and have a ‘positive can-do attitude’ which will enhance our happy team? Mossbrook School is a split site school which educates and cares for primary aged pupils who have a range of learning difficulties and disabilities including Autism. In addition, many of our children have social, emotional and mental health needs. We are looking for an empathic practitioner who is up for working in a challenging, forward thinking school. We require level one teaching assistants who have high expectations and standards and will be excellent classroom practitioners.

  • Are you a calm, flexible and empathetic classroom practitioner?
  • Are you passionate about working with children who have learning difficulties and autism?
  • Are you committed to supporting children’s needs when their behaviour challenges us?
  • Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of children and their families?
  • Do you want to work in a school where ‘pupils come first’ and are taught and cared for as the individuals they are?
  • Do you have high standards and expectations?

If you answered yes to the above questions, then you might be the teaching assistant we are looking for and we might be the right school for you.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Wonderful children who we learn from every day
  • Supportive parents who have a strong sense of community
  • A professional, committed and friendly staff team
  • A strong positive ethos and a school where everyone is valued and treated with respect
  • The opportunity to undertake a range of professional development opportunities
  • A committed and dedicated leadership team and Governing Body

Further details about the role

Please return your completed application form to the Schools Business Manager, Liz Smith by email lsmith@mossbrook.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. As part of our recruitment process, an online search will be undertaken for all shortlisted candidates.

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. Staff are expected to share this commitment. All staff are required to complete a Criminal Records Disclosure Form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.
For information regarding our safeguarding procedures, please see our website for relevant policies.

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 lsmith@mossbrook.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Mossbrook School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
School size
161 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Primary Special School

School location

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