Teaching Assistant (Level 3) - Foundation Stage, Sheffield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Lowedges Junior AcademySheffield

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Band E points 7-11 - £19,554 - £21,166 – Pro rata = £16,921 - £18,316
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Hours of Work - 37 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 E points 7-11 - £19,554 - £21,166 – Pro rata = £16,921 - £18,316


ACET is a forward thinking and rapidly developing multi-academy trust, and we are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic Level 3 Teaching Assistant, who will complement the professional work of Teachers and colleagues within the Foundation provision at Lowedges Junior Academy.

The successful candidate will plan, prepare and deliver learning activities for individuals or groups, or short term for whole classes, and will monitor, assess, record and report on pupils’ progress, achievement and development.

The Level 3 Teaching Assistant will:

  • Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Support children consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs
  • Record progress and achievement systematically, and provide evidence of range and level of progress and attainment
  • Liaise with parents to support with pupils’ learning, and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback
  • 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 Lowedges Junior Academy, but you may be required to work at other locations within the trust.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.lowedgesjunioracademy.org or any of our academy websites 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 Friday 24th  January 2020.

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.

More about Lowedges Junior Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Lowedges Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 7JG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 237 2196