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Join the Nexus team as a Pennine View - Teaching Assistant

Position: Teaching Assistant  

Salary: Grade 5 £16,237 - £16,893 pro rata (Term Time only) 

Location: Pennine View School 

Contract type: Permanent posts and Temporary posts until 31st August 2023 

Contract type: Full-time and Part-time available

Closing date: Wednesday 8th June at noon

Interview date: Wednesday 15th June and Thursday 16th June

About the School

Pennine View School is a special school for children aged 7 to 16 with moderate learning difficulties. Situated on the outskirts of Conisbrough, the school offers high quality facilities which enable our pupils to take part in a wide range of sports and practical activities as well as academic work.

About the Trust

Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with. We are a forward thinking and innovative Trust with collaboration, enrichment and improvement enshrined within our day to day practice ensuring that learners and their families are always at the centre of what we do.

The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together, to be the best we can be.” This vision is what we aspire to and is as relatable to every employee and partner of our Trust as it is to our children, young adults and their families. Please see a copy of our most recent prospectus, which is included in the recruitment pack for this advert.

Our Opportunity

You will have the opportunity to join a dedicated and passionate team that always go the extra mile to serve our amazing children and young people. The school’s strapline of Learn… Enjoy… Achieve is relevant to both our staff and our pupils as we all strive to be the best that we can be. The successful candidate will join an established class team to work and learn together in support of our pupils learning.

What we are looking for

Experience of supporting pupils with special educational needs

Knowledge, skills and understanding of how to positively support pupil difficulties

The skills to place pupil learning at the centre of all your practice

The ability to make sound judgements on attainment & progress of pupils, assess and celebrate in their success.

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others

Experience of delivering a diverse package of learning & pastoral support to pupils

Ability to set appropriate and challenging targets for yourself and others

Ability to make and take decisions both individually and as part of a team

Ability to contribute to and share quality practice with other staff

Commitment to partnership between staff, parents and pupils

Grade C or above in both English & Maths GCSE or equivalent

The Governing Body is looking to an appoint inspirational and energetic practitioner to work alongside our wonderful staff and even more impressive pupils to support learning and behaviour.

What you can expect 

An exciting opportunity to join a growing academy with 125 amazing children and young people.

Support from outstanding colleagues, including Senior Leaders.

An Induction package to help you settle in and know the ways in which the school works.

Weekly CPD to enhance your professional knowledge and practice.

A collaborative approach which serves to share expertise.

Encouragement to use your voice to help shape our school’s provision.

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

Access to tailored CPD through Nexus Academies Trust and the Opportunity Area which includes pathways into Initial Teaching Training

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

Further information 

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Heather Partington via email hpartington@nexus.mat

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service and can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

For more information and an application form to apply please contact, Sarah Bailey sbailey@nexusmat.org

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.



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Career salary

£16,237 - £16,893 pro rata (Term Time only)

Working hours

Full-time and Part-time available

Career location

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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