High Level Teaching Assistant

Oulder Hill Leadership Academy, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 5EF

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£20,444 - £22,129 per annum (£17,057 tob£18,463 pro rata)

High Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

​​​​​​​Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a talented individual to help foster a caring and supportive learning environment for our young people. Your experience of pastoral care will place our learners’ welfare at the heart of the school.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to problem solve and provide excellent customer service to our community.

You will have:

- Level 3 qualification (NVQ level 3 or A level).
- Experience of working with children in a secondary school or other setting.
- Experience of supporting children with special educational needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).
- The ability to work effectively within a team.
- The ability to maintain positive relationships with students, parents and staff.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 30 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Find out more

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 01706 645522.​​​​​​​

Key Dates

Closing Date: Sunday, 03 July 2022 at midnight.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

Proposed Start Date: Thursday, 01 September 2022.​​​​​​​

Application Process

To apply for this vacancy please use the 'Apply for job' link below. You should ensure your application form and supporting statement address all elements of the person specification. We will only consider candidates who meet the vast majority of the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Applying for the job

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About Oulder Hill Leadership Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1500 pupils
Age range
11 to 16

About Oulder Hill Leadership Academy

Oulder Hill Leadership Academy ​​​​​​​is a secondary school for 11 to 16 year olds in Rochdale. We joined Star Academies in 2021 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism

We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

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