8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    29 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
5 days per week, Monday to Friday
Contract type
Fixed term (01/01/2022 - 31/08/2022 or return of postholder)
Full Time Equivalent

Job summary

The Governors of Brunswick Community Primary School are looking to appoint a Temporary Level 2 Teaching Assistant to provide one to one classroom support for a child with specific needs. The post is to cover maternity leave and will commence Monday 1st November 2021 until 31st August 2022, this may potentially be longer depending on the return of the postholder.

Applications are invited from motivated enthusiastic individuals who will support the team ethos of our school and join our hardworking and supportive staff. The person appointed will be able to build and sustain positive relationships with children and adults, and have a commitment to personal training and development.

The successful candidate will support the inclusion of a child with physical and communication difficulties, either individually or in a group situation. Under the direction of teaching staff, implement strategies to support the child’s learning and behaviour, providing verbal reports as required. Promoting and supporting positive links between home and school.

Applicants should possess a high standard of spoken and written English, hold GCSE qualifications in English & Maths or their equivalent and preferably hold NVQ for teaching assistants or an equivalent qualification.

Previous experience of working with Special Educational Needs children or knowledge of specialist learning strategies, for example, makaton would be advantageous. The ability to work as part of a team and attend for training days is essential.

Applying for the job

Applications should made electronically, please email recruitment@brunswick.sheffield.sch.uk to request an application pack. Completed applications should be addressed to Mr Neil Frankland, Headteacher and returned to recruitment@brunswick.sheffield.sch.uk

Please state which job you wish to apply for as we have more than one vacancy.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
463 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Brunswick Community Primary School

At Brunswick Community Primary School, we aim to ensure that our children have the best possible education, it is our mission to provide a curriculum which is engaging, exciting, relevant and fun for all of our learners. We teach a curriculum that equips children with the skills, knowledge, qualities and values that will follow them through life.

Arranging a visit to Brunswick Community Primary School

Visits to the school are usually warmly welcomed and encouraged, unfortunately in the current circumstances this will not be possible, we will however hold a virtual tour of the school via Zoom. Details will be provided with your application pack request.

Interviews will be held in line with current Covid19 guidance, we will provide full details to shortlisted candidates.

School location

Station Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13 7RB

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