RMBC Application Form  Job Description  Person Specification 

32.5 hours (Full time Permanent) – required from 16th April 2018 or as soon as possible.

Salary: £16781/£17772 (pro rata £13039/£13809)


We are looking for a teaching assistant who is dedicated, motivated and committed to providing a caring and exciting learning environment where children are valued as individuals and are challenged and enabled to reach their full potential. We are at an exciting point in the development of our school, as we are now part of the  LEARNERs' Trust Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding classroom practitioner to make a significant contribution to our school community. This post will be to work initially in a year one class. NVQ level 2 or above is essential and previous experience as a teaching assistant is desirable.


You will:

  • Have high expectations of learning and teaching.
  • Be keen to develop as a professional.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with many colleagues.
  • Be able to act as a positive role model.
  • Be able to contribute to the positive ethos of the school.
  • Be able to deliver a variety of interventions, including phonics.
  • Have some experience of teaching in KS1 and/or EYFS if possible.


We will offer you:

  • A school with high expectations and aspirations for all our children.
  • A team of dedicated professionals who are experienced and supportive.
  • Amazing children who are enthusiastic learners.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • The opportunity to be part of a growing Academy and an innovative learning environment. 


Visits to the school are welcomed by appointment with the Head of School, Mrs Rachel Taylor.

PLEASE NOTE: School closes for the Easter holidays on Friday 23rd March for two weeks - visits will be available prior to this date.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level.  Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.disclosure.gov.uk


Closing date:  Friday 6th April 2018 @ 12noon

Interviews will be held W/C 9th April 2018  


Further details are available by contacting Mrs. C. Steer, HR Manager, High Greave Infant School, High Greave Road, East Herringthorpe, ROTHERHAM S65 3LZ to whom completed forms should be returned.  Telephone No. 01709 850201 or via email: [email protected]