21 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Band D points 5 - 6 £16,691 - £16,995 per annum Based on full time salary of £21,575 - £21,968 (plus an additional 1 week of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with the Local Authority)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are seeking to appoint ambitious an enthusiastic Level 2 Teaching Assistant who will complement the professional work of Teachers, support the learning and teaching of children and young people and be committed to safeguarding and supportive of the ethos of our school.

  • assist the teacher in the planning cycle including the management and preparation of resources, implementing agreed work programmes with individuals / groups both within and out of the classroom
  • provide general support for the teacher in the classroom
  • Support students to understand instructions and assist them in accessing learning activities through specialist support
  • Support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher
  • Establish excellent relationships with students built upon respect and consistent communication and application of our Academy standards and expectations, acting as a role model for all
  • Promote independence and resilience with students and engage them in their learning. Use appropriate strategies to develop independence, correcting, modelling, clueing, prompting and self-scaffolding

What the school offers its staff

  • Shirebrook Academy is at the heart of the Shirebrook community. We are committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people and will provide outstanding learning and enrichment opportunities for them throughout their time with us.
  • In May 2017 Shirebrook Academy joined ACET (Aston Community Education Trust) a forward thinking and rapidly developing multi-academy trust which further strengthens our capacity to improve opportunities for all our students and staff.
  • ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • ACET is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity throughout the recruitment process. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and your application will be assessed purely on your ability to do the job.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our academy fully recognises the contribution it can make to protect children from harm and supporting and promoting the welfare of all children who are registered pupils at our academy. This will include recognising when they are at risk and how to get help when they need it and identifying children who may benefit from early help. We also assess the risks and issues in the wider community when considering the wellbeing and safety of our pupils. The elements of our Safeguarding policy are prevention, protection and support. This policy applies to all pupils, staff, parents, governors, volunteers and visitors.

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 tmason@shirebrookacademy.org

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About Shirebrook Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
845 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01623 742722

Shirebrook Academy is part of Aston Community Education Trust, a forward thinking and ambitious multi-academy trust, comprising of three senior and nine junior academies across the Rotherham, Sheffield and north Derbyshire areas. Shirebrook Academy is at the heart of the Shirebrook community. We are committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people and will provide outstanding learning and enrichment opportunities for them throughout their time with us. To be able to achieve this, we need to have a team of dedicated and outstanding staff, who will contribute to our exceptional learning community.

Arranging a visit to Shirebrook Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tmason@shirebrookacademy.org.

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