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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    25 June 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: 35hours per week, Term Time

Contract type


Actual salary

Level 2 (SCP 5-6, £19,323- £19,645 pro rata) Level 3 (SCP 7-11, £19,975- £21,360 pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for


Whilst the main focus of this role will be to work in classrooms across the school to support teachers in the development and delivery of learning for pupils.

A TA Level 3 post holder will also be expected to undertake cover for absent teachers when required.


Ø Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support pupils

Ø Assist with the development and implementation of SEND Action Plans or IBPS

Ø Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations

Ø Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom

Ø Support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs

Ø Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils in activities

Ø Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance

Ø Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement


Ø Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment

Ø Work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate

Ø Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives

Ø Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence

Ø Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested

Ø Undertake marking of pupils’ work and accurately record achievement/progress

Ø Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour

Ø Liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers as agreed with the teacher within your role/responsibility and participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents with, or as directed

Ø Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams/tests

Ø Provide general clerical/admin. support e.g. administer coursework, produce worksheets for agreed activities etc.


Ø Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs

Ø Implement local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, early years and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of relevant skills

Ø Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use

Ø Help pupils to access learning activities through specialist support

Ø Determine the need for, prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment and resources


Ø Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Ø 2. Support the Family Lunch Provision

Ø Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

Ø Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

Ø Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils

Ø Attend and participate in regular meetings

Ø Participate in training and other learning activities as required

Ø Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

Ø Provide appropriate guidance and supervision and assist in the training and development of staff as appropriate

Ø Undertake planned supervision of pupils’ out of school hours learning activities

Ø Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you?

- Amazing children who love learning and are eager to be challenged and achieve

- A commitment to your wellbeing and work life balance.

- A positive culture where everyone is valued and respected, within a Christian ethos, which celebrates and values diversity.

- A commitment to your professional development, no matter what stage of your career you are at.

- The chance to be part of an innovative and forward-thinking Trust and the Sheffield Cluster of DSAT schools.

- A supportive team of staff (Teachers and support staff) and opportunities to work together to improve practice and outcomes for children.

- A recognition of the tough job that all staff in school do and a commitment to supporting your work life balance and your wellbeing

- A belief that happy staff fulfil their potential

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 Totley All Saints Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Totley All Saints School is an extremely special school and is well loved by its children, staff and parents! We are a school which is part of the Diocese of Sheffield Academies Trust and we are proud to serve the community of Totley.

We seek to provide a world class education for every child through a high quality curriculum and fantastic teaching. We strive each day to create an extremely caring atmosphere and one where children can fully thrive and reach their full, amazing potential as a child of God. We believe by ensuring every child is cared for and happy they can achieve their potential and go on to achieve great things.

We are welcoming and inclusive: a school where everyone is valued for their special talents and qualities, valued and loved as a unique individual.

The daily life of the school is built around our values:


These values are evident in all aspects of our learning and behaviour. The values, alongside a strong Christian ethos, support our children develop into lifelong learners who are resilient, socially skilled, and successful in all aspects of their lives.

Arranging a visit to Totley All Saints Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kstanley@dsat.education.

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