33 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    23 August 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time, part time: 2 positions available 21 hours and 27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade G Points 8 - 12 £24,702 - £26,421 per annum pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant who can:

  • Put the child at the heart of their learning and development
  • Build great relationships with their parents and families
  • Work to ensure excellent progress for the classes that you cover
  • Bring new ideas to enhance our provision further
  • Be a team player that can work alongside our existing staff

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Dedicated planning and preparation time for your role.
  • Coaching and Mentoring from our Assistant Headteacher
  • Well motivated children and supportive families
  • An enthusiastic, friendly and dedicated staff
  • A driven and determined SLT
  • Loyal Governors
  • A chance to work as part of our self-created Multi Academy Trust: Pathfinder Schools

Further details about the role

Both Rothwell Junior School and Rothwell Victoria Infant School are good schools (OFSTED January 2019 and July 2021) and Rothwell Victoria Infant School and part of the Pathfinder Schools Academy Trust. We are based in the north of the county in the market town of Rothwell, which has seen significant growth over the last few years.

The Governing Body of Rothwell Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, medical and enhanced DBS checks. All shortlisted candidates will now be required to complete a staff disqualification declaration as part of our safeguarding checks.

For any queries or to discuss the post in more detail, please emailbursar@rothwell.pfschools.org.ukFAO Bridget Leder for a discussion about the post.

Being part of Pathfinder Schools offers a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself, as a Trust we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of good practice; we believe that by developing a love of learning and having the highest expectations, all members of the Pathfinder Schools community can achieve and inspire greatness.

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Interviews may begin soon after receipt of applications for shortlisted candidates, therefore we recommend that you apply early.

Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.

The workplace will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition (as defined in the Equality Act 2010).

Rothwell Safeguarding Policies and Procedures are available on their website, which can be accessed at the following web address :

https://rothwellschools.org.uk/about/school-policies

Pathfinder Schools and our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, medical, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed. Before applying, please review our Recruitment and Selection Policy which includes further information on pre-employment checks and our statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offendershttps://pathfinderschools.org.uk/join-us/vacancies

Online searches

As part of our rigorous Safer Recruitment process Pathfinder Schools has adopted the practice of online searches for external shortlisted candidates. The purpose of the search is to enable us to fulfil our duty under Keeping Children Safe in Education and is part of our due diligence to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we may need to discuss with you during interview.

Therefore, if you are shortlisted for a role an appropriate online search will be undertaken on your name(s). Consent to an online search is included in the Pathfinder Schools application form. Searches are based on publicly available information, therefore where your profiles are private or are locked, no further search will be required on these pages. Any information given will be treated as confidential and will only be used in relation to the post for which you have applied.

Pathfinder Schools is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

Commitment to safeguarding

Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.

All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, medical, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed. Before applying, please review our Recruitment and Selection Policy which includes further information on pre-employment checks and our statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

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About the schools

Type
Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01536903399

Pathfinder Schools purpose is built on a culture of collaboration between staff, schools and pupils. We are focused on creating locally centred schools that know each other well and support each other’s growth. Schools wanting to join our Trust will have the opportunity to work closely with a small group of like-minded professionals who are passionate about inspiring their schools and developing the best possible outcomes for their children.

School Details

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