2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, term time: Permanent, 37.5 hours per week, 39 working weeks

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,200 gross per annum pro rata (actual of £21,744 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job title: Teaching Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Sheffield Park Academy, Beaumont Road North, Sheffield, S2 1SN

Starting salary : £25,200 gross per annum pro rata (actual of £21,744 per annum)

Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hours per week, 39 working weeks

Start date: September 2024 or sooner

We are seeking to appoint an experienced individual to undertake the role of Teaching Assistant at Sheffield Park Academy.

This role is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, energetic, caring and proactive individual. We are looking for someone to develop a professional and trusting relationship with a child who you will support on a one-to-one basis, providing personal care, in class support and assistance as required throughout the school day; you will support the child with their learning and medical needs.

The postholder will also undertake work/care/support programmes to enable access to learning for students and assist teachers in the management of students and the classroom.

We will offer you:

  • Highly competitive pay above national average.
  • Excellent facilities and resources.
  • Access to an outstanding professional development programme.
  • A respectful working environment.
  • Supportive, friendly colleagues who are committed to each other’s professional development.
  • A chance to become part of United Learning, one of the largest groups of academies in the country.
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues in each academy, across the Cluster and United Learning.
  • Excellent employee benefits which include a highly sought-after pension scheme with high employer contributions.
  • Access to training through the Apprenticeship Levy.
  • Perkbox benefits platform.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • We encourage open and regular conversations about work-life balance.

As part of United Learning our aim is to bring out ‘the Best in Everyone’ and we continuously strive to ensure that students and staff have every opportunity to succeed, with their potential developed to the utmost.

United Learning is one of the largest and most successful Trusts in the country who offers unrivalled Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, including opportunities for nationwide networking.

We are looking for:

  • A reliable, highly motivated and self-driven individual.
  • Someone who is experienced and has the ability to work alongside Classroom Teachers to deliver support inside and out of class.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent listening and communication skills, along with good Literacy, Numeracy and interpersonal skills.
  • The postholder will develop positive working relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues.
  • Contribute to the ethos, values and aims of the academy.
  • Comply with policies including those related to Safeguarding, Health and safety and Data Protection.
  • Actively promote inclusion and acceptance of all students.
  • Be flexible in order to achieve the best outcomes for the students.
  • Demonstrate a positive, proactive and professional approach at all times.

Please see the job description and person specification for further detail.

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button at the top of the advert on our website using the following link to our vacancies page: Sheffield Park Academy Vacancies and complete our online application form. Please note that CVs are not accepted. The closing date for this post is midnight on Sunday 14 July 2024. Interviews will take place soon after.

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity, please contact hr@unitedlearningyorks.org.uk

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, Right to Work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • Highly competitive pay above national average.
  • Excellent facilities and resources.
  • Access to an outstanding professional development programme.
  • A respectful working environment.
  • Supportive, friendly colleagues who are committed to each other’s professional development.
  • A chance to become part of United Learning, one of the largest groups of academies in the country.
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues in each academy, across the Cluster and United Learning.
  • Excellent employee benefits which include a highly sought-after pension scheme with high employer contributions.
  • Access to training through the Apprenticeship Levy.
  • Perkbox benefits platform.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • We encourage open and regular conversations about work-life balance.

Commitment to safeguarding

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, Right to Work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

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About Sheffield Park Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1198 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Sheffield Park Academy is an 11-19 school and is part of the United Learning group. As part of United Learning our aim is to bring out ‘the Best in Everyone’ and we continuously strive to ensure that students and staff have every opportunity to succeed, with their potential developed to the utmost

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