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Teaching Personnel have worked exclusively with a Muli Academy Trust in the South of Sheffield for the past 6 years. The Trust are looking to recruit Specialist Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants to work across year groups, to start as soon as possible. The school is based in South Sheffield and has good transport links, so owning a car is not essential for this role. We are looking for staff members who have experience supporting children with challenging behaviour, this could be in Primary School, PRUs, Youth Centres or roles where you have worked with vulnerable adults.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who can positively contribute to raising achievement through improving pupil attendance and behaviour, working either 1:1 or with small groups. You will need to act as a role model and mentor to children who are finding the school environment a challenge, this will include delivering structured activities and learning programmes to support pupils in building relationships and will need to take into account pupil learning styles and positive behaviour management. As a 'behaviour buddy' you will need to challenge and motivate children in your care, to reinforce self-esteem and encourage them to take part in whole class activities in a positive manner. The ideal Teaching Assistant will have additional training to manage behaviour, such as Team Teach, however we can offer training in this area.

We would also welcome applicants for this Teaching Assistant role who have transferable skills, such as ex forces, sports coaches and Youth Workers.

Our Ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

  • Experience working with children with challenging behaviour/ASD/BESD
  • Team Teach trained (or willing to undergo training)
  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • Additional training to support the role

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • Up to £60 per day, depending on previous experience
  • Ongoing development through our unrivalled CPD Academy
  • A dedicated consultant who will work for you
  • Support with interviews to find your ideal position
  • Work in schools exclusive to Teaching Personnel
  • Full and Part Time work to fit around your existing commitments
  • Experience in a range of settings, including Integrated Resource Units
  • £50 refer a friend scheme

To apply for this role, please contact the Sheffield South Primary Team on 0114 2413343.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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