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Nether Green Junior School is looking to employ a Play Leader


Scale 1 Grade 1, 39 weeks per year, 10 hours per week

Initially Monday to Friday 11.30am to 1.30pm


Note: the school may consider applicants who are not available every day


Starting date as soon as possible


The role of the Play Leader is to ensure the safety, welfare and good conduct of children during the midday break period in accordance with practices and procedures of the LA and school.  To lead play activities with children during the school lunch break (indoor and outdoor play. 

We recognise the importance of a meaningful lunchtime experience as it supports pupils’ social and physical development and therefore the governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and effective Play Leader.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated, punctual and committed to developing and enhancing the children’s lunchtime experience.  We need someone who will be a team player who is fully committed and enjoys working co-operatively with colleagues in a flexible way to respond to the needs of the children in order to contribute to our current successful lunchtime provision.  Just as importantly we are looking for someone who will fit in with the schools ethos and contribute to the schools approach to caring for pupils.


In return our school will offer:

  • a supportive environment in which to work;
  • a hardworking, friendly and committed staff team;
  • good professional development;
  • enthusiastic pupils with a wide range of talent and ability.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Records Disclosure form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.


Further details, application forms, job description and person specifications are available from the school office.  Please email


Closing date - Completed forms should be returned to the school office by Thursday 23rd September 2021 at midday.


Please return your completed application form to the school office by email or by post to

Nether Green Junior School, Fulwood Road, Sheffield, S10 3QA.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant Level 2 to support the learning at our school




39 weeks per year pro rata

Starting as soon as possible until 31st August 2022

GRADE SALARY – Grade 3 (£19,312 - £19,698)


Main Duties and Responsibilities


The successful applicant will work under the direction of the classroom teacher and be expected to assist with the implementation of teaching and learning plans. The successful candidate will be ready to work with all pupils to promote educational, social and emotional development. The ideal applicant will be caring, patient and understanding. The Teaching Assistant must be attentive to the needs of each pupil and be able to identify proper solutions when pupils encounter issues, using a range of techniques and approaches. You should have strong interpersonal skills, as you’ll be collaborating with other teachers and TAs and working with pupils.


There are a range of duties you will be expected to support the teaching team with. These are outlined below:

Your main role will be to assist with classroom instruction and provide support and guidance to all pupils within the class.  This will include supporting pupils with EAL (English as an Additional Language), SEND (Special Educational Needs), as well as pupils from across the ability range – relative to their age.

Second to this, you will be supporting the teaching team in maintaining a supportive, safe and clean classroom environment, helping to organise resources, maintain the overall cleanliness of the learning space throughout the day, and ensuring that materials and apparatus are ready to use in subsequent sessions.

Outside of class time, you will be expected to support in the supervision of pupils during non-classroom time and help to arrange and oversee activities.

You will also be expected to attend teacher meetings and training sessions, appropriate to your role.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Enhanced CRB check required for this post.


OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW THE SCHOOL - For further information please do not hesitate to call and speak with any member of staff in the school office.


CLOSING DATE – Thursday 23rd September 2021 at 12 noon.  Completed forms should be emailed to the school at