Teaching Assistant (Level 3) – Social Interaction & Communication

Aston Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 4SF

18 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Band E 7-11 (£20,444 - £22,129 )

Actual salary

£14,345 - £15,527 pro rata for term time working

Teaching Assistant (Level 3) – Social Interaction & Communication job summary

we are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic Level 3 Teaching Assistant at Aston Academy. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with experience of working with students Social Interaction & Communication difficulties include those who maybe on neurodevelopmental assessment pathway, within KS3 and KS4 (age 11 – 16). Experience of working within KS2 is not essential but desirable. The successful candidate will plan, prepare and deliver learning activities for individuals or groups, or short term for whole classes, and will monitor, assess, record and report on students’ progress, achievement and development. The Level 3 Teaching Assistant will have experience of: • Providing support to students, including those with Social Interaction and Communication needs. • able to work alongside the SENDCo and Inclusion Manager to plan and deliver innovative and appropriate learning activities • Establishing productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations • Supporting children consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs • Within agreed systems of supervision, Planning and teaching high quality learning activities designed to promote accelerated progress, address misconceptions and consolidate learning. • Recording progress and achievement systematically, and provide evidence of range and level of progress and attainment • Liaising with parents to support with students learning, and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback • Modelling and promoting positive values, attitudes and behaviour • Having a willingness to be fully involved in the life of the academy The role is based at Aston Academy, but you may be required to work at other locations within the trust.

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About Aston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1637 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At Aston we are committed to providing high quality learning and teaching, enabling everyone to reach their full potential, whatever their age, ability, gender or ethnicity. We believe that every person is unique and we work together in an inclusive environment of mutual respect and consideration, valuing everyone's contribution. Through our partnership with the local and wider community we aim to support our young people in successfully taking their place in society. All adults in school have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

Aston Community Education Trust are a forward thinking and ambitious multi-academy trust, comprising of three senior academies and nine junior academies across the Rotherham, Sheffield and North Derbyshire areas
ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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