This job expired on 17 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)
  • Other support roles

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - until 31st August 2025

Pay scale

Salary: Support Staff Pay Scale F: £20,072 to £21,856 pro-rata per annum (£26,421 - £28,770 per annum full time/full year equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

For Assistant Head of Year

Qualifications: • GCSE English (or equivalent) • GCSE Maths (or equivalent) • Relevant Level 3 qualification

Experience: • Successful working relationships with all stakeholders, including pupils, staff, parents/carers and the wider community • Ability to exercise considerable initiative as undertaking ‘specified work’ that contributes to pupils’ learning and progress • Ability to work with groups of pupils carrying out specific tasks or on field trips etc • Ability to resolve more complex problems and/or queries, referring most complex issues to the teacher, or other suitable member of staff

Skills, Knowledge: • Able to make decisions, identify and solve problems based on thorough analysis and sound judgement • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and presentation skills • Strong organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure • Ability to delegate, plan and manage time effectively • Personal resilience and the ability to maintain staff morale at times of pressure and change • Knowledge of the key factors that can affect the way pupils behave • Awareness of the statutory frameworks relevant to their role. • Knowledge of the legal definition of Special Education Needs and familiarity with the guidance about meeting SEN given in the SEN Code of Practice. • Knowledge of a range of strategies to establish a purposeful learning environment and to promote good behaviour. • Experience of working with/supervising pupils including knowledge of behavioural and learning difficulties • Practical knowledge of equipment, including IT equipment where appropriate, to support learning, under the direction of the teacher • Ability to recognise changes in pupils' behaviour and report to relevant staff • Ability to promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved. • Ability to recognise and respond effectively to equal opportunities issues as they arise, including by challenging stereotyped views, and by challenging bullying or harassment, following relevant policies and procedures. • Ability to monitor pupils’ participation and progress, providing feedback to teachers, and giving constructive support to pupils as they learn. • Ability to advance pupils’ learning in a range of classroom settings, including working with individuals, small groups and whole classes where the assigned teacher is not present. • Ability to contribute to review meetings, if required. • Ability to disseminate key information to other staff. • Ability to take direct responsibility for pupil safety and progress.

For Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Qualifications: ● Level 2 qualification in maths and English ● NVQ 2 or equivalent in teaching assistance or equivalent experience

Experience: ● Significant experience in working with vulnerable young people with SEND/MH ● Confidence to work effectively and assertively with young people, external agencies and parents/carers ● Accuracy and precision in written presentation ● Good ICT skills ● Creative approach to problem solving ● Effective time management and prioritisation skills ● Ability to work autonomously using own initiative and able to make judgements on when to adjust support ● To be flexible, adaptable, creative and willing to work outside term time

What the school offers its staff

The Inspiration Trust offers all staff a range of benefits via our ‘my lifestyle' portal. All eligible staff will have access to a range of benefits from salary sacrifice schemes and employee discounts.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

School type
Free School, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
941 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy is a secondary school with a new name and a long history in the borough. We can trace our roots back to 1551 but are forging a new path for secondary education in our great town.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools in East Anglia, and work particularly closely with our sister schools in the borough.

Arranging a visit to Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@inspirationtrust.org.

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