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KS2 Teaching AssistantRef: DON/18/00325

NON DMBC,
Based at: Sitwell Junior School
Salary details: Band D: £13,439 (Actual Salary) 
Job details: 32.5 Hours, Term Time Only, Temporary - Fixed Term
Closing date: 25 May 2018
Interview date:
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Sitwell Junior School – 52 Grange Road, Rotherham S60 3LH

Required for September 2018

Temporary 1 year contract initially

Children liked the topic work and described learning as ‘fantastic’, ‘mindboggling’, ‘creative’ and ‘brilliant’ (several times!)

The school is an exciting place to learn which is evident from the wide range of displays of work and high quality photographs of the children engaged in a huge range of activities around the school.  (Parent’s Charter Gold report 2016)

We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom teaching assistant with a proven track record of raising attainment and accelerating progress to become part of our team and help to move our academy from good to outstanding.

Sitwell Junior School is a large multicultural school with a creative curriculum, high expectations and clear ambitions for our pupils and staff.  We have a large team of dedicated professionals who work tirelessly to ensure our high aspirations are achieved.

The School is part of the Inspire Trust, a successful and collaborative partnership committed to raising aspirations and attainment for our children.  As part of the Trust we can offer the successful candidate a huge variety of opportunities for development and progression.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An outstanding teaching assistant with current experience of working in a school setting with children aged 7-11;
  • Experienced in working with children with specific behavioural, social and emotional needs;
  • Experienced in providing one to one SEN support;
  • An ambitious and enthusiastic professional who is committed to raising standards for all;
  • A dedicated team player who is willing to contribute to the wider life of the school and Academy Trust;
  • A positive individual who is able to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas.

Previous employers will be contacted as part of the selection process and the process will include an assessment of a person’s suitability to work with children.

Candidates must ensure that their referees are available and willing to provide a reference at short notice.

Application forms and further details are available from the school by requesting a pack by e-mail: sitwelljunior@rotherham.school or can be downloaded from our website www.sitwelljuniorschool.co.uk. Please note we do not accept CVs or CV attachments. All applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

Inspire Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. Sitwell Junior School is part of the Inspire Trust, registered company number 8775996.

  • Closing date for applications: Friday 25th May 2018 at noon
  • Interviews/Selection Process: Monday 11th June 2018

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

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