Teaching Assistant

Aston AcademyRotherham

Teaching Assistant

Place of Employment: Aston Academy* Aston Community Education Trust

Hours of Work: 30  hours per week, term time only

Including working 2 out of 5 INSET days each academic year as directed by the school, with availability to work any or all of the remaining 3 INSET days at short notice should the need arise, and for which additional payment will be made

Salary: Band C point 4 Pro rata salary £13,285 (

based on a full time salary of £18,933)

The salary will increase by one additional week of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with the Local Authority

Appointment: 3 Permanent positions and 1 fixed term position (with the possibility of the role being made permanent).

ACET is a forward thinking and rapidly developing multi-academy trust.  We are seeking to appoint ambitious an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support the learning and teaching of children and young people. 

This role may be attractive to those who may already have experience of / or working with children in any setting and who may therefore have relevant skills and knowledge they wish to develop.  Applications are welcome from graduates seeking to gain experience in an educational environment.

Under the guidance of others the Teaching Assistant will:

• Promote and support student access to the curriculum

• Support children in their learning

• Work with class groups, individuals and small groups

• Model and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour

• Have a willingness to by fully involved in the life of the academy

*The role is based at Aston Academy but you may be required to work in other academies within the trust.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.astonacademy.org  and follow the link to the vacancies section.  Please contact Melanie Denton if you have any difficulties on 0114 2872171.  Applications should be returned to vacancies@astoncetrust.org  by 9.00am on Monday 20th September 2021.

We undertake to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure and barring services check at an enhanced level.  Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs 

ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

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