Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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Amblecote Primary
11708.56 - 13002.12 per annum
29 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Amblecote Primary School is a warm and friendly school. Our pupils are happy children who are keen to learn and we ensure high expectations to inspire them to make excellent progress. The governors are looking to appoint a passionate and outstanding HLTA to join our amazing team!

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated, passionate and knowledgeable individual with a desire to make a difference to the lives of our pupils. The successful candidate will have high expectations, a commitment to raising standards of attainment and up-to-date knowledge of teaching and behaviour management strategies

At Amblecote, we can offer you:

  • Kind, caring, passionate and well-behaved pupils, who display a love learning

  • A friendly, nurturing and caring whole school community

  • A highly dedicated, supportive and experienced team to support you

Hours : 20 Hours Per Week

Salary : Grade 7

The Acting Headteacher and Governors would like to appoint an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant who has proven skills in supporting children with SEND, a sound understanding of delivering a wide range of interventions to support both children’s learning and social development, and experience of using effective strategies to support children with more complex needs.

Responsibilities will include: in-class support, group work, co-ordinating, implementing and delivering interventions.  In addition, the role will require the successful candidate to support the pastoral and behaviour needs of our pupils. The role requires a good knowledge of current practices, a positive approach, a willingness to learn and a desire to be part of an effective team.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Able to effectively co-ordinate, implement and deliver a wide range of interventions

  • has high expectations for all pupils

  • cares for the well-being of our pupils and supports their development of good personal and social skills.

  • is willing to contribute to the life of the school and its community

  • is keen to work as part of a team

  • is willing to share good practice

  • committed to helping every child learn and able provide for their individual needs

The successful applicant will join an exceptionally hardworking team. They will have very high expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour. The successful applicant will understand the importance that a nurture approach has on the whole child and also has a genuine passion for whole school life.  Please state on your application form your curricular interests, strengths and experiences.

In the current circumstances, we are unable to arrange school visits. If you require more information, please contact the school office:  info@amblecote.dudley.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 10th May 2021 at 4pm.

Shortlisting: 11th & 12th May 2021

Interview: Tuesday 18th May 2021

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

Amblecote Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

In compliance with Dudley's Safeguarding Policy, an enhanced disclosure and barring check will be carried out and a health check will also be required for this post.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough. Please apply online via WM Jobs.

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Supporting documents
HLTA PS April 2021.pdf
HLTA JD April 2021.pdf
HLTA job advert April 2021.pdf

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