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Join the Nexus team as a Becton School - Teaching Assistant


Term time plus 5 days (INSET days) Permanent Full time 37 hours

Commencing: September 2023

Salary: NJC 15-20 £25,878-£28,371 - Actual Salary £22,392.56-£24,549.79

Do you have these core traits to be a successful change maker and Teaching Assistant at Becton School?

Our opportunity:

We are looking for to appoint a teaching assistant who has a real passion to support and enable the learning and development of the children at Becton School. The position will appeal to experienced teaching assistants and, in particular individuals, who have other skills/experience in mental health as we feel these attributes will complement the role well. We are looking for practitioners who have an innovative approach to their work and aren’t afraid to think of new and interesting approaches to the support they offer.

The successful candidate will primarily work alongside a teacher at the Becton School, Beighton Community Hospital, Sevenairs Way, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1NZ

Whether you are an experienced teaching assistant who has worked within specialist educational needs or someone who has exceptional vocational skills and a real drive to make a difference in children’s lives, you must be able to provide our children with aspirations for their futures along with promoting a positive culture in everything you do.

What you can expect:

A thriving environment where you will be supported and encouraged to think in new ways

An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system

Access to tailored CPD through Becton School and Nexus Academies Trust

Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly supportive schools who together are helping to transform communities

The date of commencement for this post will be September 2023. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 12th June 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Further information:

We strongly recommend that you visit us so that we can talk with you about this unique and career-defining opportunity and you will have a chance to see what we have to offer.

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role or to arrange a visit, please contact Karon Ransom on 0114 3053121 or kransom@nexusmat.org

To apply please download an application form from the school website https://www.becton.sheffield.sch.uk/page/?title=Vacancies&pid=25  and send to Becton@nexusmat.org

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty. For more information and an application form to apply please visit:


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Career salary

£22,392 - £24,549 pro rata ( £25,878 - £28,371 FTE )

Working hours

37 hours per week hours a week

Career location

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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