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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week / 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

The school is looking to appoint a temporary teaching assistant Level 1 as soon as possible who enjoys working with children and working in a team alongside classroom staff. The post involves lunchtime supervision and support in the classroom. Applications are welcome from part time staff.

This post requires taking an interest in each child, encouraging their development and ensuring their safety. Candidates need to have calm, friendly and positive approaches.

Previous experience is not essential but candidates should be able to demonstrate a commitment to being part of a caring school community.

If you would like to ask any questions please contact school on 0114 235 0479 or visit our school website for more information.

Application forms are available online or via the school website www.rowanschool.co.uk

Please return your completed application form by email to enquiries@rowan.sheffield.sch.uk or by post to Rowan School, 4 Durvale Court, Sheffield, S17 3PT

Closing Date : 17th June 2024

Interviews : 24th June 2024

What the school offers its staff

Rowan School is a special school for primary aged children who have complex speech, language and communication difficulties. All our children have an autistic spectrum profile and some present challenging behaviours.

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

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 The Rowan School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0114 2350479

Rowan School is a special school for primary aged children who have complex speech, language and communication difficulties. All our children have an autistic spectrum profile and some present challenging behaviours. Many pupils have special educational requirements in areas such as
• motor skills
• sensory difficulties
• emotional and behavioural difficulties; such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• the development of social and communication skills

The school is located on Durvale Court, just off Furniss Avenue in Dore. It is on a pleasant site surrounded by with playing fields and a small area of woodland. The original school was built in 1976. There is a multi purpose hall, a well equipped food technology room, a specially adapted, sensory room; designed to promote calm, focused behaviour; and a library.
We currently offer 99 places with children grouped into 12 classes. Each classroom has access to outside play areas and includes a quiet room; where children can be taught individually or have time to calm.

A teacher and a minimum of two teaching and learning assistants staff each class. Additional teaching and learning assistants are allocated to classes according to need, with higher staffing ratios in classes with children with more complex needs.

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