6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 18 hours per week term time only - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September 2024 to March 2025

Pay scale

Grade 4 - SCP 7-12

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, committed temporary Senior Teaching Assistant – Level 3 to cover maternity leave from September 2024 until March 2025, or the earlier return of the post holder for our fully inclusive, diverse and friendly school. This role would be in Reception in the first instance.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has good knowledge and experience of the Reception and Key Stage One Curriculum
  • Demonstrates a commitment to helping children achieve their very best
  • Relates well to children and has good behaviour management skills
  • Is able to work independently and confidently with small groups of children and cover first day teacher sickness absence
  • Has excellent literacy and numeracy skills

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming school with a commitment to developing all staff
  • A supportive staff team who strive for excellence
  • An inclusive ethos at the heart of everything we do

Candidates must be fully qualified and possess the relevant qualifications (i.e. NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience).

Further details about the role

Application forms and further details are available via the job advert or from the school office (see above contact details), to where completed forms should be returned

Please return your completed application form by email to enquiries@huntersbar-inf.sheffield.sch.uk or by post to Hunter’s Bar Infant School, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield S11 8ZG

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to enquiries@huntersbar-inf.sheffield.sch.uk

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About Hunter's Bar Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
269 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Phone number
0114 2660541

Hunter’s Bar Infant School is situated two miles south-west of the centre of the city and is a popular and lively school with a very diverse pupil profile. We are a larger than average sized, three form entry, infant school with 270 children on roll. Classes are organised in single year groups, with three classes in each year.

At Hunter’s Bar Infant School, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of our culture. Staff are ambitious for the children and invested in their positive personal development. We promote independence and good emotional health, leading to confident happy children well prepared for lifelong learning.

The school creates a stimulating and welcoming environment in which children can grow in confidence and motivation, develop self discipline and enjoy a positive sense of achievement.

We enjoy an excellent reputation amongst parents, carers and the community. The parents and carers of our children are interested in their children’s education and are keen to be involved and support the school in many ways.

The school has a large, hardworking team of staff who are creative, talented and truly committed to bringing a great energy and enthusiasm to their work. There is a culture of habitual improvement by staff, who are encouraged and supported to achieve their personal best. The school also has dedicated governors who have wide experience and many strengths, which they are willing to use to support the school.

We are an outward facing school, ready to embrace opportunities and partnerships that both support and challenge.

Arranging a visit to Hunter's Bar Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@huntersbar-inf.sheffield.sch.uk.

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