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Join the Nexus team as a Teaching Assistants Level 1 and Level 2

At Kelford School we have some fantastic opportunities for those who are experienced teaching assistants or those aspiring to be so to join our hardworking and committed workforce.

We have a range of positions available from those who have had significant experience of working with complex young people in an educational setting to those who would like to gain expertise and further develop their skills in a setting like ours.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants, who can work with individual and small groups of children, prepare classrooms and materials, and build positive relationships with children and young people to promote interaction and learning.

The ideal candidates will have a passion for working with complex young people who have needs ranging from autistic spectrum conditions to attachment difficulties and developmental trauma and be keen to help us develop our therapeutic approach towards helping our pupils achieve successful outcomes.

You will offer essential support to our Teachers and have the opportunity to assist in the planning and delivery of lessons in a creative and positive setting.

Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference and we are looking for individuals with the right motivation, personal qualities and good levels of resilience.

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care.


Visits are warmly welcomed, or alternatively you may like an informal and confidential conversation about the role.

Please contact School on 01709 512088 if you have any questions.

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.


Completed application forms are to be returned via email or post to Megan Theaker on kelford.vacancies@nexusmat.org or postal address: Oakdale Road, Kimberworth, Rotherham S61 2NU.

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

Level 1 – Band C (£10.04 per hour) Level 2 – Band D (£10.24-£10.44 per hour)

Working hours

Permanent posts and Temporary posts until 31st August 2023 Full-time

Career location

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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