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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 37.5

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 4, Payscale 7 - 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience
  • Support pupils
  • Assist with the development and implementation of IEPs
  • Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
  • Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
  • Work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting

lessons/work plans as appropriate

  • Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through

observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-

determined learning objectives

  • Be able to work effectively within the team to ensure there are high quality and effective learning opportunities for all children.
  • Be expected to work closely with our multi-disciplinary teams
  • Work closely within the school team and contribute to the school community
  • Be a motivational communicator for children of all abilities ensuring learning is engaging and inclusive
  • Be very flexible and adapt quickly to change

What the school offers its staff

For all your hard work, we provide:

  • A career pathway
  • Enhanced disclosure checkpaid for by the Trust
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee benefits including Westfield Health and Cycle to Work

Further details about the role

Cascade MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. Our Safeguarding policy and Safer Recruitment policy can be found on Cascade’s website.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education advice, the Trust will carry out online searches for shortlisted candidates. and a requirement to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.

Shortlisted candidates are required to complete a self-declaration criminal history form prior to interview and any disclosures will be discussed with candidates at the interview stage.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS prior to employment commencing. 

How to apply:

If you wish to discuss this role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Beth Callaghan via email at bcallaghan@whitewaysprimary.co.uk or call 0114 2423169.

You can download the word version of the application form from Cascade’s website. Please do not use Sheffield City Council application form.


or alternatively an application form can be obtained by e-mailing recruitment@whitewaysprimary.co.uk

Your completed application should be emailed to recruitment@whitewaysprimary.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 12th June 2023

Interview Date: Thursday 22nd June 2023

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 Whiteways Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
473 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0114 2423169

Arranging a visit to Whiteways Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bcarnall@whitewaysprimary.co.uk.

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