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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Other support roles

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 33.75 hrs per week - 8:30am - 3:45pm (including 30 min unpaid lunch break).

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £24,294 and £26,421

Pay scale

Grade 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Classroom Support

 To teach whole classes (30-32 pupils) from year 3 to year 6 on an adhoc and planned basis to cover teachers (planning would be provided and the full range of National Curriculum subjects could be taught).

 To provide general and 1-1 support for pupils to cover TA2 staff as required

Lunchtime Duties (all with the support of a senior teacher)

 Deliver a lunchtime sporting activity 3 times a week (30 minutes)

 To coordinate lunchtime activities and the rotation of activities on offer

 Monitoring and ordering lunchtime equipment

 Communicating and leading staff who supervise lunchtimes to ensure provision is of a high standard

 Planning each term, a rotation of games and activities for pupils at lunchtimes

 Carrying out and writing risk assessment for activities at lunchtime

Supporting the delivery of our extended school’s sports curriculum

 Working with the PE leader to identify sporting events for pupils

 Identifying teams for entering sporting events

 Maintaining records of pupils entering events

 Celebrating vents through the school’s communication channels

 Coaching and practising with pupils prior to sporting events

 Communicating with relevant staff, pupils and parents regarding attendance of sporting events

 Carrying out and writing risk assessments and letters for sporting events

 Accompanying pupils on sporting events during the school day

 Wherever possible accompanying pupils to sporting events after school (note additional hours can beclaimed or time off in lieu in the event of this )

Support From School

 The senior leadership team and an identified senior teacher would support you with the coordination oflunchtimes role.

 The PE leader, office staff and educational visits coordinator would work closely and support you withcompetitions and events, especially communicating with parents.

 Non-contact time would be built into the weekly timetable to ensure preparation and admin time forlunchtime coordination and admin relating to sporting events and competitions.

What the school offers its staff

Dobcroft Junior school is a 3-form entry junior school in the south west of Sheffield (close to Millhouses Park). We are a large, friendly staff team with wonderful children who are eager to learn and also love playing outside and getting involved in sport! We have a strong reputation for PE and sport as a school and pride ourselves on our vision for “Every child to represent the school in sport at some point during their time with us.” Wherever possible we aim to enter two teams into competitions. We recognise the skill, time and effort required from staff to enable this to happen and we are in a position to offer a new role in school. This combines the responsibility of achieving our vision with our PE leader and now combine the coordination and strategic vision of our extended sporting provision with a TA3 role.

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 Dobcroft Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
380 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
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School location

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