Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Location
Hurst Hill Primary School, WV14 9AJ
Salary
£20,086.12 - £22,278.02
Posted
26 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Job Ref
DudED00004043
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Full-Time
  

Hurst Hill Primary School is a 1.5 form entry primary school with 300 children, age 4 to 11. We are a rapidly improving school with a professional atmosphere and strong family values. We offer a commitment to providing high quality professional development opportunities and a competitive salary.

The school is dedicated to encouraging each pupil to achieve their best within this nurturing, caring family environment.

We are currently recruiting for a HLTA to work within Reception class. The post holder may also be asked to cover short term teacher absence up to 5 sessions per week (2 1/2 days).

Applicants should be:

  • able to demonstrate a genuine care for the individual pupils
  • able to cater for the needs of each individual child in their care
  • able to incorporate a variety of learning strategies
  • able to maintain open communications with parents and work colleagues in building and maintaining a supportive and encouraging team environment

We are looking for an applicant who:

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Has excellent organisational skills
  • Is experience with working with pupils with special needs

Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks a year

Closing Date: 10th September 2017

Interviews: w/c 11th September 2014

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Mrs Sonia Allen, Headteacher 01384 818845 or cfelton@hurst-hill.dudley.sch.uk for more information.

In compliance with Dudley's policy on obtaining employment references, applicants must use their current employer as a reference and provide another reference from a previous employer or college. Character references and testimonials are not acceptable. References must cover the complete 3 year period prior to application and additional referees must be provided if necessary to achieve this. Failure to provide suitable references may result in an application being withdrawn. A complete job history must be stated on the application form.

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

For further information please contact: Mrs Claire Felton, School Business Manager on 01384 818845 or via e-mail: cfelton@hurst-hill.dudley.sch.uk

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Supporting documents
HLTA Job Description and Person Specification