Teaching Assistant – Level 3 with specialism in Children’s Mental Health

Lowedges Junior Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 7JG

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    22 August 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 August 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Band E 7 - 11 £20,444 - £22,129

Actual salary

£17,692 - £19,150 The salary will increase by an equivalent of 5 days of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with the Local Authority.

Teaching Assistant – Level 3 with specialism in Children’s Mental Health job summary

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic Level 3 Teaching Assistant with a specialism in children’s mental health. This post will complement the professional work of Teachers and colleagues and will be based at Lowedges Junior Academy initially.

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 pupils’ progress, achievement and development. They will work within the classroom, supporting the class teacher as well as leading interventions around children’s mental health.

The Level 3 Teaching Assistant with a specialism in Children’s Mental Health will have experience of:

  • 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
  • Teaching whole classes short term as and when required.
  • 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
  • Working with SEND pupils either within groups or on a 1:1 basis.
  • Liaising with parents to support with pupils’ 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 Lowedges Junior Academy, but you may be required to work at other locations within the trust.

Applying for the job

Please visit Lowedges Junior Academy website on how to apply

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About Lowedges Junior Academy

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

t Lowedges Junior Academy 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.
With your commitment we will aim to achieve and exceed expectation.

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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