4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£31,850 - £47,839

What skills and experience we're looking for

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Salary (actual): £22,325 - £26,800 inclusive of fringe allowance

Grade: L5

Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Work Pattern: term time + INSET days – 39 weeks per annum

Contract: permanent

Pension: 21.6% employer’s contribution

This is an exciting opportunity to work at Western House Academy, a warm and vibrant multi-cultural primary school based in Slough. Our well-behaved children are eager and keen to learn and grow. Our school is part of The Park Federation Academy Trust, and our partnership means that there are opportunities for professional development that will further your own skills, knowledge and expertise.

We are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, who has high expectations of themselves and is committed to improving the lives of our children.

We are looking for an individual who:

  • has experience of leading whole class teaching
  • has experience of supporting young people;
  • is proactive, positive, calm and flexible;
  • has high expectations of yourself and the children you work with;
  • has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • is committed to working as part of a team;
  • is resilient;
  • shares our vision and aims for all of our pupils;
  • is dedicated and committed to the success of the school.

What the school offers its staff

For the right candidate, we will offer

  • extensive support and CPD;
  • the opportunity to work with other professional colleagues across the Multi-Academy Trust;
  • a welcoming school, with friendly, enthusiastic and supportive staff team;
  • an ambitious and dynamic Senior leadership Team;
  • a dedicated Governing Body;
  • supportive parents and children who are keen to learn;
  • an employee assistance programme (EAP).

We warmly welcome candidates coming to visit the school prior to application; please contact the school to arrange.

Please complete an application form for this vacancy.

Closing date: As and when we receive successful applications.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a chick of the DBS Barred List.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@theparkfederation.org

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About Western House Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
674 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01753 526326

Western House Academy is a three form vibrant, multicultural and successful Primary Academy on the outskirts of Slough. The pupils come from a wide range of cultural, language and religious backgrounds, all contributing to the positive ethos in this excellent academy. In 2017 we were rated by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school. Western House Academy is part of The Park Federation Academy Trust. The federation educates and cares for 4,000 children across West London and Slough. The Trust is an approved Sponsor Academy for the Department for Education.

Arranging a visit to Western House Academy

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

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