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Job Salary
Salary: Grade 3, scale point range 5 to 6, £19, 650 - £20,043 pro rata (£16,702 – £17036)
Whiteways Primary School
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Closing date

Cascade Multi Academy Trust is seeking a Teaching Assistant (Level 2) to join the Trust, the successful person will initially be employed at Whiteways Primary School.

Our vision at Cascade MAT is to transform the life chances of our children; ensure safe and secure learning environments; create inspirational places for our staff to work and to be an influential part of the local community.

Across the Trust we inspire our children to aim high and succeed, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the future. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance for each other. This is an exciting time to join Cascade Multi Academy Trust with each of its four schools judged as good by Ofsted. 

Whiteways Primary School is a collaborative, multicultural and vibrant place to work. We pride ourselves on working together as a staff team to ensure we give our children the best starting points in life. Our curriculum is what excites the children for learning, and we strive to be innovative in our teaching approaches. We continually celebrate our uniqueness and diversity through our curriculum and community cohesion; making learning purposeful, immersive and challenging.

The successful candidate will: 
•    Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience 
•    Support pupils
•    Assist with the development and implementation of IEPs
•    Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
•    Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
•    Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
•    Provide clerical/admin. support e.g. photocopying, typing & filing
•    Be expected to work closely with our multi-disciplinary teams 
•    Work closely within the school team and contribute to the school community 
•    Be a motivational communicator for children of all abilities ensuring learning is engaging and inclusive 
•    Be very flexible and adapt quickly to change

The Benefits
•    A successful and visionary team to support you
•    The opportunity to work with a supportive, established premises team 
•    We cover cost of your enhanced disclosure check
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
•    Pension Scheme
•    Employee benefits including Westfield Health and Cycle to Work

Cascade MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply: 
If you wish to discuss this role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mrs A Ross, Head of School on 0114 2423169.
You can download the word version of the application form from Cascade’s and Whiteway’s website Please do not use Sheffield City Council application form.  Applications will only be accepted on a Cascade Multi Academy Trust application form
or alternatively an application form can be obtained by e-mailing 
Your completed application should be emailed to

Closing Date:      7th October 22
Interview Date:  1st November 22

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.