9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 June 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Actual Salary: £18,322.19 rising to a maximum of £20,229.05 per annum

Job summary

 Post: HLTA (Literacy and Numeracy SEND) – (Secondary)

Hours/Contract: Part-time, Term-time, Permanent Contract. 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year      

The Role:  We are looking to appoint a flexible and dedicated person to work with our teaching staff under their guidance to undertake a range of work including the running of nurture groups in English, Maths and reading, to enable access to learning for pupils and to support the teacher in the delivery of the curriculum in English and Maths so pupils can achieve their full potential.

The Person: This role involves responsibility for the management and development of nurture provision at KS3 within the school, assessing the educational needs of pupils using knowledge and skills to support pupil’s learning, focusing on literacy and numeracy.  We are looking for some of the following qualities and experience:

• Higher Level Teaching Assistant standard or equivalent qualification and/or experience.

• Training in relevant learning strategies such as literacy

• Numeracy/literacy skills equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English and Mathematics

• Knowledge and experience of implementing national/foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies.

• Understanding of child development and learning processes and statutory frameworks relating to teaching.

• Experience of classroom management and the care and control of pupils 

Employee benefits

Opportunities and Benefits:  We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.  We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Reach South Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust can only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK, and who can provide the required documentation and where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa. 

Applying for the job

Next Steps: So if you have any queries about this role, please get in touch by calling Polly Lovell, Executive Head Teacher on 01752 221927 or email at plovell@millbayacademy.org. If you are experiencing any technical issues, please contact recruitment@reachsouth.org for support.

All applications to be made directly through TES.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 27 June 2021 at Midnight.

Interview Date: Interviews will be held on Monday 5 July 2021.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1020 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Contact phone number

About Millbay Academy

 School Background:Millbay Academy is an all-through school in Plymouth’s Coastal Quarter. This is a place where everyone is important and where every moment counts. Our values will underpin all that we do: we will provide a stimulating learning environment where children will feel safe, happy and consequently thrive. 

Our vision is clear: challenging academic and personal goals will be set for every member of the Millbay Academy community, and we will provide the support and encouragement required to reach them. We will do whatever it takes. 

At Millbay Academy we are passionate advocates of all-through education. Through this, we will be able to serve our community and families, ensuring an excellent educational experience with continuity and progression. All-through education offers many unique opportunities, including shared experiences, powerful role models and the in-depth knowledge of subject specialists. The Academy has a PAN of 1020. 

Trust Background:  Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.  We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire.  We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows. 

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.  We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.   Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence. 

School location

22 Millbay Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3EG

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