Job details

Job Salary
Grade 3 x £20,444 - £22,571 (pro-rata) pay award pending - Actual Part Time Salary £16679 - £18414 pay award pending
Acres Hill Community Primary School
Job Reference
Hours per week
35 Hours per week
Contract Type
Closing date

Sheffield South East Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Level 3 Teaching Assistant to work at their new Integrated Resource Unit based at Acres Hill Community Primary School starting January 2023 or before depending on the candidate.  

35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year
Grade 4   £20,444 - £22,571 pro rata 
The post holder will be required to work as follows:

Sheffield South East Trust (SSET) formed in 2016 and unites six local primary schools. The schools within the Trust work closely together for the benefit of the children and communities they serve. There are many opportunities for support, training and networking between the schools. In November 2019 the school was rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

We are seeking an experienced teaching assistant to join our committed and caring whole school team working in our brand new Integrated Resource Unit alongside staff who have experience with children with SEND. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and committed person who understands the needs of children and our whole school community and they will ideally have experience of working with and providing provision for children with Social Communication Needs.  Our new team member will be passionate, professional and pro-active, with a passion for improving the life chances for children within the unit and providing quality support for them and their families through the use of high quality practice, intervention and support.

In return the School and Trust can offer enthusiastic and motivated pupils who want to learn and achieve, alongside hardworking, dedicated and supportive staff and governors. Varied professional development and career opportunities will be available. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed: please could potential applicants contact the School Business Manager (Debbie Clarke 0114 2441512) to make arrangements. Application forms can be downloaded from the vacancies section on the school website  or by emailing  

Completed SSET application forms should also be returned to this email address.

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. The successful candidate will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (previously CRB) in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations. 

Closing Date: Friday 18th November 2022
Interviews: Week Commencing 21st November 2022
Start Date: As soon as possible 

Headteacher – Chris Howlett
Acres Hill Community Primary School, Mather Road, Sheffield, S9 4GQ                                    

Please return your completed application form to the Schools Business Manager by email or by post to Acres Hill Community Primary School, Mather Road, Sheffield, S9 4GQ.

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.