Primary Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Date Posted: 31 Oct 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£76.89 - £92.45 per day
  1. Long-term

Primary Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Job Title: Primary School Teaching Assistants

Location: South Sheffield

Contract Type: Fixed Term (January - July)

Number of Positions: 2 (1 for EYFS, 1 for Year 1)

Qualifications: TA Level 2 or Above Required

About Us:

We are a pleasant primary school located in South Sheffield, offering a dynamic and inclusive educational environment for young learners. With excellent public transport links and a commendable Ofsted inspection record, the school is dedicated to providing quality education and support to our students.

Position Overview:

We are seeking two dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our team, starting in January and working on a fixed-term contract until July. One position will be focused on supporting EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), while the other will work with Year 1 students. The successful candidates will play a vital role in assisting our teachers, ensuring a positive learning experience for our young learners.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A Level 2 or above Teaching Assistant qualification is essential.
  • Previous experience working in the specified Key Stages (EYFS for one role and Year 1 for the other) is required.
  • Commitment to maintaining appropriate student-teacher ratios, especially in EYFS.
  • Flexibility to work full-time, Monday to Friday.
  • Strong communication skills, patience, and a genuine passion for supporting children's educational development.
  • A caring and nurturing attitude, fostering a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the national curriculum and teaching methods.


  • Assist in delivering lessons and activities that support the development of young learners in the specified Key Stage.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students as needed.
  • Help create a safe and engaging classroom environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers to plan and implement effective learning strategies.
  • Monitor student progress and report observations to classroom teachers.
  • Support with administrative tasks, including preparing materials and resources.
  • Engage in regular professional development and training as needed.

What We Offer:

  • A welcoming and supportive school environment.
  • Competitive salary in line with TA qualifications and experience.
  • Valuable experience in a respected primary school setting.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Convenient access to public transportation.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young learners and meet the qualifications and requirements outlined above, we encourage you to apply. Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience an

We look forward to welcoming two enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistants to our team, contributing to the growth and success of our students. Join us in providing a nurturing and enriching educational experience at our South Sheffield primary school. Please submit your CV showing your full career history by clicking apply now.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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