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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week Term Time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£ 23500 - £ 23893

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors and Headteachers are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant. A knowledge of Special Educational Needs will be helpful as you will be required to support children with additional needs. At Springfield we have a dedicated and innovative team which you will work with to support the teaching and learning of the whole class, small groups and individuals. This will include supervising children over lunchtime and some personal care.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have NVQ/CACHE Diploma Level 2 or equivalent qualifications /experience.
  • Work alongside class teachers to deliver in or out of class support to address the gaps in learning.
  • Be committed, enthusiastic and a team player
  • Develop positive working relationships with children, parents and staff.
  • Contribute to the ethos, values and aims of the school
  • Comply with policies including those related to safeguarding, health and safety and data protection
  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Be flexible in order to achieve the best outcomes for the children
  • Be adaptable and prepared to work across the primary phase

What the school offers its staff

In return, we offer

  • Access to professional development
  • A supportive Governing Board
  • The opportunity to work with an experienced and committed team
  • An inclusive, creative and stimulating environment
  • A strong leadership team with a clear vision for the future

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to the learning and lives of children and will be a very rewarding for the right person.

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 Springfield Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
202 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Springfield Primary school has a positive, nurturing, inclusive ethos where our pupils are valued and listened to.

Springfield is an average sized inner-city primary school. At Springfield, we are a Trauma informed school where we strongly promote pupils’ physical and emotional well-being and work closely with parents in order to enable our pupils to be the best they can be.

Arranging a visit to Springfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@springfield.sheffield.sch.uk.

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