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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812 - £21,968 (pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The appointed Teaching Assistant will:

  • Have experience working with children with additional needs
  • Have a patient, firm, calm approach
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
  • Demonstrate they can adopt and adapt relevant strategies to support the progress of a pupil with social and emotional needs
  • Communicate effectively with other staff members and pupils, and with parents and carers under the direction of the class teacher

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a happy, thriving inclusive school.
  • A wonderful school building and extensive site
  • Enthusiastic, confident and courteous children, keen to do well, who work and play together across the year groups.
  • A strong and experienced staff team who are committed to the school and its creative ethos.
  • A talented, highly motivated and dedicated leadership team.
  • The support and challenge of an active and committed governing body who will encourage your professional development.

A school with strong community ties.

Commitment to safeguarding

Walkley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. All 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. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.
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About Walkley Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
423 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0114 2340550

'Enjoyment, Achievement and Learing for life....' Walkley Primary is a two-form entry school with a wonderful caring culture and an excellent reputation within the diverse local community. Ambitious, bespoke and creative teaching and learning inspires, challenges and empowers pupils to reach their full potential. We are now based in our newly built premises with excellent, purposebuilt resources. We have a discovery zone for research; a creative zone for art, DT and science; and a dance and music studio with a greenscreen in which we promote performing arts. We also have outstanding outdoor resources, such as a forest school area and a wealth of outdoor space with the scope to develop into sports facilities. We are looking for two creative and inspirational teachers with the personal skills, knowledge and resilience to support our pupils and drive progress so that all children reach their full potential. You will have the knowledge, experience and interpersonal skills to empower our pupils while being committed to providing a broad, creative curriculum promoting the positive ethos of the staff and pupils. For more information about the school, visit ww.walkley.sheffield.sch.uk

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