Job details

Job Salary
Grade 4, LD3
Broomhall Nursery School
Job Reference
Hours per week
15 hours per week Wed & Fri (8-4)
Contract Type
Closing date

EARLY YEARS TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 3  (Relevant qualification needed to apply)

The Governors of this friendly and successful nursery school are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our happy, hardworking team.  Broomhall Nursery School is judged by Ofsted as an outstanding school on its last three inspections and we have recently been designated as a Centre of Excellence in the city for our work with children with SEND.

We are seeking to appoint a lively, enthusiastic, hardworking Level 3 Teaching Assistant who will be required to contribute to the educational and social development of the young children in our nursery school, including having a small number of key children.

We are initially offering the post on a fixed term contract until 31.08.2023, but subject to numbers and funding the post may be extended.

The successful candidate should be enthusiastic, keen to work in partnership with teachers and able to work under instruction as well as having the ability to use their initiative. You should have the ability to build excellent relationships with adults and children and work as part of our whole school team. You will have good literacy and numeracy skills and experience of working with nursery age children.  A particular interest in teaching in the outdoors would be desirable since we use our wonderful garden in all weathers.

The post available is to start Tuesday 3 January 2022 for 15 hours per week split down as follows:
Wed – 8.00-4.00 (includes 30 min unpaid lunch break)
Fri - 8.00-4.00 (includes 30 min unpaid lunch break)

(term time only) on a temporary fixed term contract until 31 August 2023.

SAFEGUARDING: This post requires completion of an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Broomhall Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment, including a willingness to participate in relevant training. 

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.

Applicants should provide the names of two referees, one of whom should be their current employer.  All references will be taken up prior to interview.  Please ensure that email addresses for referees are included on your application, for use in the event of being shortlisted. 

APPLICATION: Please download application details and a word version of the application form from the Sheffield City Council website.  All completed applications should be submitted by email to our Executive Headteacher, Miss Nancy Farrow at 

CLOSING DATE:  Friday 25 November (Midday)

Applicants who have been shortlisted will be notified by telephone on the evening of Friday 25 November.

INTERVIEWS:  Interviews will be in the afternoon on Monday 28 November.  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 Nursery.

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.