Teaching Assistant (Level 3) vacancy at Pathways E-ACT Academy

Salary: £15,149.00 - £17,060.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Regional Recruitment
Location: Sheffield
Closing Date: 18/04/2022 09:00
Email: Recruit@E-ACT.org.uk

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: HLTA
Interview Date: 25/04/2022
Start Date: 23/05/2022
Contracted Term: TTO Plus - Term time only plus weeks
Contracted Hours: 32.50
Contracted Weeks: 39.00
Department: School
Pay Grade: SCP 6-12
Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Advert

We are searching for a Teaching Assistant Level 3 to come and join our team here at Pathways Academy. The purpose of this role is to work with teachers to support teaching and learning by providing specialist support to the teacher in an aspect of the curriculum, age range or additional needs. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

·       Select appropriate resources/methods to facilitate agreed learning activities, differentiating and adapting learning programmes to suit the needs of allocated pupils

·       Assist with the implementation of individual Education/Behaviour plans and Personal Care programs as agreed with the teacher

·       Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate

·       Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work

Actual Salary - £15,149 - £17,060 - based on a full time equivalent of £19,698 - £22,183

Hours of work will be 32.5 per week for 39 weeks per year

For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
  • Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
  • 24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme

We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

E-Act Pathways Academy offers a welcoming, calm, caring and secure environment. The aim is to stimulate and support children in the learning process. At Pathways every child is valued, respected and given the opportunity to experience success in order to develop feelings of worth and a positive self-image.

Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.


E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England.


Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.


We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.


In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.


Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk


E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and 

satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community .

File Attachments

File Name Description
PSS-ED Teaching Assistant Lvl 3.docx Level 3 Teaching Assistant JD

Safeguarding Information

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

​​​​​​​E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
GCSE Maths and English grade 4-9 (A-C) or equivalent
TA3 qualification or equivalent or relevant experience


Personal Attributes
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, parents and students
Knowledge and experience of SEN code of practice and related procedures and paperwork.
Experience working with students with diagnosed difficulties, SALT, ASD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia etc.
Relevant educational experience supporting a child/children in a school setting and the relevant age range