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Do you want the chance to help disadvantaged students catch up with their peers following school disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Are you looking for a new challenge?

              If so, we may have the perfect role for you!

Teaching Personnel are searching for professional and talented individuals to fulfil a Primary Teaching Assistant Vacancy that is available in a South Sheffield School rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

The location has excellent transport links and vehicle ownership/ driving licenses may not be required.


              Start date: November 2020.

Role duties: The role involves supervision of a cohort of children between the ages of 7-11 during lessons and lunch time, provision of support to students with additional classroom needs (EAL & SEN), working 1:1 with children who require additional mentoring, working in alignment with the schools disciplinary and safegaurding procedures, working as part of a team alongside senior leadership in the pursuit to continually raise attainment levels and school standards.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about education and offsetting the negative implications of lost time in education due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

              Essential: CAHCE level 3, previous experience working with young people

              Desirable: Prior experience in educational settings, experience working with SEN and EAL students, additional relevant training


Why use Teaching Personnel (TP)?

  • Market leaders in education recruitment, with over 20 years’ experience in the industry!
  • Competitive daily rates, a generous pension scheme, ongoing opportunities for professional development via our online portal, refer a friend scheme
  • Successful candidates will be offered free online training opportunities


If you are interested in this role, please contact Kate Field in the Sheffield Primary Team on 0114 241 3340

Alternatively, please submit a full CV via the link below!

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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