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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Post 1 = 17 hours per week Weds PM/Thurs/Friday Post 2 & Post 3 = 34 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (2 posts until 22.07.2022 / 1 post maternity cover 12 months)
£19,312 - £19,698

Job summary

Please clearly state on your application form if you are applying for post 1, 2 or 3

Tinsley Meadows Primary Academy are seeking to appoint 3 highly motivated teaching assistants who can support a high quality, safe learning experience underpinned by high expectations for our children.

As an employer of choice, the Trust offers a competitive pay structure in line with national pay recommendations

You will;

• Hold an NVQ level 2 or equivalent child care qualification
• Have a good standard of English and Mathematics
• Have good ICT skills
• Be caring and compassionate, treating children and colleagues with respect as individuals
• Be an excellent organiser and communicator with a proactive and friendly attitude
• Have a commitment to on-going personal and professional development
• Value diversity, equity and inclusion and have high expectations for every child
• Be innovative and creative
• Be an effective team player and contribute to the whole school community

The successful candidate whilst working under the supervision of a qualified teacher, must be able to work independently and be capable of assessing the progress and development of the pupils.

In addition to this for post 2 you must have experience working with children with SEND needs or be prepared to work with these pupils. This post is to work with some of our most vulnerable children, who require additional support to be in class.

Post 1 is to work job share with an existing member of staff who has put in a flexible working request – these hours are not negotiable.

You must state which post you are applying for

Our school is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We welcome and support applications from individuals with protected characteristics. We value each other’s identity and we are committed to promoting opportunities for all by ensuring equity across the MAT. Together, we learn and grow by embracing multiple perspectives, experiences and cultures. Our differences are our strengths.

Accommodations will be provided upon request to support applicants with disabilities throughout our recruitment process. Flexible working will be considered if suitable to the role.

If you think you have the skills, knowledge and passion needed and would lik to work in a busy, friendly environment where staff are valued, we would be delighted to hear from you. To apply for this post please contact the school for an application pack by emailing or by ringing the school office on 0114 2441842.


Visits to school are strongly recommended. Please contact the Principal Deborah Sanderson on 07712 306061 to arrange a convenient date and time to arrange a tour of the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
631 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number

About Tinsley Meadows Primary School

Tinsley Meadows Primary Academy is part of Five Rivers Multi Academy Trust which has outcomes for children at the forefront of its vision. We have a vast amount of experience in raising attainment which, in turn helps us to raise children's aspirations for a happy safe and positive future.

Five Rivers Multi Academy Trust is committed to investing heavily in its staff. Our workforce is the jewel in our crown and the reason our children succeed. Our Workforce Charter has been carefully crafted in consultation with unions to ensure staff are equipped with both the professional development and personal support needed to excel in their role and develop their career. We are committed to improving well-being through the reduction of workload, well-being initiatives and creating a professional development offer that focuses much more on investment and support as opposed to the monitoring and management of performance.

School location

Norborough Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 1SG

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