11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    21 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, term time
5 days- 30 hours per week, however we welcome applications for those seeking part-time hours but please state on your application form availability. We would need staff to work full days for example Mon, Tuesday 900-330pm
Contract type
Fixed term (21.2.2022-31.8.2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 3 £19,312 - £19,698
Actual salary
£13,393 – £13,661

Job summary

Start date 21st February 2022: The Governors wish to appoint a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to work as part of our team of dedicated and committed support staff.

We are an inclusive and caring school and offer good quality support to all our pupils including those with special educational needs. Our children are polite, inquisitive and eager to learn and you would be working amongst a friendly, supportive staff whose strength is working as a team.

The post will involve working across the key stage; supporting individual children on a 1-1 basis as well as teaching small groups of pupils, as directed by the class teachers. In addition, there will be a responsibility for delivering high quality targeted interventions and support programmes to groups of children across KS2.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check in line with section 115 of the Police Act 1997. A 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants.

Due to COVID 19 we are unable to accommodate visits to the school, but please feel free to look at our website and call to speak to our SENDCo or deputy head if you have any questions regarding the post- 0114 236 8075.

Closing date for applications: Monday 31st January- 12 Noon.

Application forms are available from the School Office or on our website.

Sheffield City Council is an equal opportunities employer and has publicly committed to this by signing up to the “Two Ticks – Positive About Disabled People” scheme. This ensures that all disabled applicants, able to demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria of the job description are guaranteed an interview. It is not enough to tick that you are disabled on the monitoring form, if you are disabled and feel this applies to you, please let us know by quoting:- “I am eligible for a guaranteed interview under the two ticks scheme” on your application form at the bottom of the “Suitability for the Job” section

Applying for the job

Please apply using the Sheffield City Council application form

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
School size
416 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Contact phone number

About Dobcroft Junior School

Hello and a warm welcome to Dobcroft Junior School. We are a large, inclusive and welcoming school with 400 pupils aged 7-11 years.

The majority of our children begin their school life at our feeder school- Dobcroft infant school. Our aim is to continue this excellent start and to build upon children’s skills and knowledge, fully preparing them for the challenges of secondary school and later life.

Our overriding ethos is to provide excellent education for all pupils regardless of their starting points with high expectations for all within a strong values based culture. We achieve high standards and are constantly striving to improve our teaching and learning. We offer an engaging, creative and challenging curriculum- our aim is to engage and inspire children in their learning using a wide range of approaches. We also offer a variety of other extra-curricular opportunities; including outdoor and adventurous residential activities in every year group.

We have recently had an Ofsted inspection, where we have been graded good in all areas and we are extremely proud of our report. In particular our strengths include personal development and our SEND provision.

Arranging a visit to Dobcroft Junior School

Unfortunately due to COVID 19 we are unable to accommodate school visits, however please feel free to call and speak to Hayley Little (SENDCo) or Sheree Doyle (Deputy Head Teacher) if you require more information about the post.

School location

Pingle Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2LN

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