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  • Job start date

    8 April 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hrs per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Fixed term in the first instance with a possibility to extend

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Ensure a consistency of approach in all aspects of school life, promoting an inclusive school ethos

  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Promote positive behaviour throughout the school using the school’s behaviour policy
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that the well-being, social and personal development of pupils enhances learning opportunities and life skills
  • Contribute to discussions on pupil needs and progress
  • Alert Senior Leaders of any concerns or issues regarding pupil welfare or progress
  • Be familiar with and adhere to all policy decisions, including Safeguarding Children, Equalities, Behaviour and Health and Safety policies
  • Keep up to date with agreed changes to policies as they are reviewed
  • Attend staff meetings, departmental meetings and whole school INSET when appropriate
  • Assisting with instruction in the use of equipment and, where appropriate, the correct and safe use of tools and equipment
  • Having knowledge of, and coping with, pupils with specific needs, e.g. speech difficulties, behaviour difficulties, learning delay

Create and maintain effective working relationships with parents, colleagues and governors

  • Establish constructive supportive relationships with pupils
  • Maintain confidentiality inside and outside the workplace
  • Foster links between home and school
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with class teachers and other support staff with clear lines of communication
  • Work with outside agencies and seek advice from others such as class teacher, Inclusion Manager, etc.
  • Be flexible in working patterns and responsibility
  • Actively supporting and promoting the work of the school in the local community

What the school offers its staff

The Lionheart Educational Trust is a renowned family of fourteen schools based in and around Leicestershire.

We strive to provide the highest quality education in each of our unique schools, raising the attainment of our talented students and reflecting the local communities of which they are a part.

The foundation of our Trust is built on a perfect balance of Academic Excellence and Holistic Development. We realise the importance of delivering quality first teaching; developing well-rounded young people and preparing them for life beyond education. We’re always looking forward, and believe our students should be too.

By being forward-thinking, we ultimately aim to break barriers between all of our students and their successes. We believe that every young person, no matter their background, has an equal right to an equal education. We hope that this pupil-centred approach is clear as you navigate through our website.

Our schools have excellent dedicated staff, children that are keen to learn and parents who want the best for their children. The school is central to the community and have a very positive ‘child centred’ ethos.

Hallam Fields provides a supportive environment, where every member of our community is supported and challenged to be the best that they can be. You would have the advantage of outstanding CPD provision including supportive line management, where staff wellbeing is a priority.

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 Hallam Fields, Birstall

School type
Free School, Multi-faith, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
168 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0116 2670550

Arranging a visit to Hallam Fields, Birstall

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email primaryhr@lionhearttrust.org.uk.

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