- Job role
- Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
- Working pattern
- Will consider full time, term time
33 hours per week over 39 weeks per year (term time only)
- Contract type
- Fixed term (until 31.08.2022)
- Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- £19312 to £19698
- Actual salary
- £14731 to £15025
We are looking for a passionate and inspiring Teaching Assistant to provide support inside and outside of the classroom for young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
In addition to excellent numeracy and literacy skills the essential requirements are excellent communication, inter-personal skills, the ability to plan, assess and deliver literacy or numeracy interventions and a desire to work with young people helping them to realise their potential.
Experience of working with young people in a school setting is essential.
Applicants should be keen to:
• support the inclusion, social integration and academic progress of pupils with SEND inside and outside of the mainstream classroom.
• contribute to delivery, assessment and monitoring of student progress and support intervention.
Applying for the job
Please refer to the Applicant Pack for details of how to apply for this vacancy.
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
- School size
- 1456 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
About Silverdale School
Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and achieved the best GCSE results in 2018 of any state school in Sheffield. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 10% of schools nationally. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities. Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.
Arranging a visit to Silverdale School
Please contact our Reception team on 0114 2369991 if you would like to arrange a tour of the school.