Job details

Job Salary
Grade 5 £27,803 to £30,296 (pro rata), Approx salary £23,980 to £26130
Stradbroke Primary School
Job Reference
Hours per week
37 Hours per week, 39 Weeks per year
Contract Type
Closing date

Required for summer term 2024. 

Stradbroke is a vibrant learning community with approximately 500 pupils including a 78 place nursery and a 19 place Integrated Resource Unit. The school was inspected at the end of 2022 and was judged as a Good school in every measure.  We are now looking to appoint somebody who can help us on our journey to becoming outstanding. We wish to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (H.L.T.A.) to work as part of our team. We are looking for somebody with commitment, energy, enthusiasm and drive to join our team and work closely with staff to provide the most positive learning experience possible for all our pupils.

This post is suitable for experienced or recently qualified candidates. 

We expect the successful candidate to:

•Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils across school.

•Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children.

•Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.

•Seek to make learning exciting.

•Communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils.

•Demonstrate effective feedback for pupils, both orally and written.

•Work well as part of a team;

•Be willing to contribute to school life outside of the classroom. 

In return you will receive:

•Excellent professional development

•The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues 

•A supportive and challenging environment

•Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the school


Visits to the school are important and warmly welcomed.

Further details are available from the school if you would like to arrange a visit; please contact Sarah Coult (Mon – Tues) or Sue Barker (Wed-Fri) on 0114 2399320.

Application packs available from the school please email

Application forms need to be returned by email to or posted to Sue Barker, Stradbroke Primary School, Richmond Road, S13 8LT. 

Closing date: Sunday 17th March 2024

Shortlisting Monday 18th March 2024 

Interviews: Friday 22nd March 2024

Sheffield City Council is an equal opportunities employer and has publicly committed to this by signing up to the “Two Ticks – Positive About Disabled People” scheme. This ensures that all disabled applicants, able to demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria of the job description are guaranteed an interview. It is not enough to tick that you are disabled on the monitoring form, if you are disabled and feel this applies to you, please let us know by quoting:- “I am eligible for a guaranteed interview under the two ticks scheme” on your application form at the bottom of the “Suitability for the Job” section. Please make sure this is written as a separate paragraph to make sure it does not get lost in the content of your application. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced CRB check required for this post.

Please return your completed application form to Mrs S Barker by email or by post to <Sue Barker, Stradbroke Primary School, Richmond Road, S13 8LT. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.  Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.