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Temporary Teaching Assistant Level 3

32.5 hours / 39 weeks from September 2021 to August 2022

Rowan School is a special school for primary aged children who have complex speech, language and communication difficulties.  All our children have an autistic spectrum profile and some present challenging behaviours.

The school is looking to appoint a temporary teaching assistant level 3 who enjoys working with children and working in a team alongside classroom staff. The post involves lunchtime supervision and support in the classroom. 

This post requires taking an interest in each child, encouraging their development and ensuring their safety.  Candidates need to have calm, friendly and positive approaches.


Previous experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs e.g. Autism is preferred although training in relevant learning/behaviour strategies will be provided as necessary.  Candidates should be willing to take responsibility for basic care and hygiene as part of their duties and be able to demonstrate a commitment to being part of a caring school community.

During the Coronavirus pandemic it would not be appropriate for you to visit us. If you would like to ask any questions please contact school on 0114 235 0479 or visit our school website for more information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This would include willingness to participate in relevant training.

All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.  Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Please return your completed application form by email to or by post to Rowan School, 4 Durvale Court, Sheffield, S17 3PT

Please note, interviews will be held remotely

Closing Date : 16th May 2021

Interviews:     24th May 2021

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