Higher Level Teaching Assistant Supporting EAL Students - Stoke Park School part of The Futures Trus
This is an exciting time to join The Futures Trust. The Trust is passionate about building brighter futures for the young people who attend its schools, and is a rapidly growing and successful Multi Academy Trust driven by a set of compelling values:
1. Learners First – young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon the educational benefit of our pupils and students within a safe and supportive environment
2. It’s About Learning – young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees totally focused upon developing and improving the learning of pupils and students underpinned by harmonious and trusting relationships
3. No Barriers – no excuses, only support to ensure young people, staff, leaders, governors and trustees maximise the academic achievement of pupils and students whilst enabling them to develop and flourish as well
We are seeking to appoint a qualified HLTA to join the Stoke Park School EAL Team, to provide in-class support and deliver educational activities with individuals, groups and whole classes under the direction and supervision of the EAL Co-ordinator.
The successful candidate will be committed to building brighter futures and will be able to work and plan collaboratively with mainstream class and subject teachers, providing language support specific to the curriculum, including the identification of language aims and setting of clear targets for learning.
You will have a minimum of two years’ classroom experience, or experience of relevant work with young people in one of a range of fields such as education, youth work, health or social work, and an understanding of the needs and characteristics of EAL students and their families. As a highly organised and adaptable professional, you will be able to work calmly under pressure and to communicate effectively with students; identifying and meeting their needs to remove barriers to learning.
TTO plus 1 week (39 weeks)
What makes us a good employer?
The Trust recognises that people's needs will change throughout their working lives and is committed to developing and delivering working practices and policies that are responsive to this. In addition to opportunities for professional development the Trust offers attractive reward and benefits packages including competitive rates of pay, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, online discount at retail, travel, theme park and other leisure providers, policies to support family and carer commitments, Occupational Health services and career pathways across the Trust.
Closing date: 3pm on Monday 10th December 2018. We reserve the right to close the advert earlier.
Interview date: To be confirmed.
For further information please visit our website: www.stokepark.coventry.sch.uk
Application forms and further details are available to download below.
Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV’s. Applications should be returned to email@example.com or to Stoke Park School, Dane Road, CV2 4JW, marked for the attention of Chantelle Bayliss, HR Director.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Futures Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.Supporting documents
Job Description HLTA EAL Stoke Park School.pdf
Person Specification HLTA EAL Stoke Park School.pdf
Stoke Park School Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2018.pdf
TFT Safer Recruitment Policy September 2018.pdf
TFT SP Application Form HLTA EAL 2018.doc
TFT Suitability Policy May 2018.pdf