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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours,39 weeks

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4 £24,294 to £26,421 FTE

Pay scale

Grade 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

GCSE Grade C in English and Maths

NVQ3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience

Knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum as appropriate to the age of the child being supported

Has an awareness of pupils with special educational needs

Can plan, implement and evaluate learning activities

Understanding principles of child development and learning processes

Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities Interview

Ability to relate well to children and adults

Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities

Has sound speaking and listening skills to extend language in discussion

Can maintain trust and confidentiality where appropriate

Has experience of Pupil assessment

Can manage the behaviour of pupils in a reasonable manner

Experience of working with young people and children, including those with Special Educational Needs

Has sufficient practical and organisational skills to contribute to the preparation and management of educational resources

Can complete and maintain pupil records


Honest and reliable

Calm under pressure


Empathetic with young people

Team player

High personal and professional standards

What the school offers its staff


  • Warm and supportive environment
  • Seamless integration and exceptional support
  • Genuine camaraderie and unwavering support make Nether Edge Primary School an inviting and enriching place to work

The Nether Edge Way

  • The 'Nether Edge Way' supports the delivery of our curriculum. It is based upon key principles for teaching and learning that align with what we know about memory, retrieval and attention
  • We are passionate about children being best equipped with strategies for learning at primary school and beyond


  • The school is nestled in a fantastically vibrant and diverse community of Sheffield
  • The families and local community are keen to engage with and support the school


  • Support for team members is consistent, fostering a culture of openness and collaboration
  • Our commitment to nurturing our team's development makes it an ideal environment for educators at all stages of their careers


  • Leadership prioritises staff well-being, ensuring manageable workloads and ample support
  • Collaboration among teams further eases the burden, reflected in our high staff retention

The Team

  • An exceptional team atmosphere, where everyone has each other’s backs, going the extra mile to help and support one another
  • A strong, collaborative, open, and supportive Senior Leadership Team


  • We offer enrichment to all our children. After school clubs run every evening. We also offer lunchtime enrichment

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 Nether Edge Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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