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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 26 hours per week, 4 days per week, term-time only. There is scope within this role for a 32.5 full-time, term-time only contract.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

FTE salary is on a 4-point scale starting at £30,295.00 to £32,077.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

Postholders will be required to be able to meet the Higher-Level Teaching Assistant standards or have an equivalent qualification or experience.

NVQ level 2 or equivalent in English and Maths.

Previous experience working in education.

Understanding of safeguarding requirements within an education setting.

What the school offers its staff

Employee Assistance Programme

Support Staff Holiday Entitlement

Accredited Living Wage

Specsavers Eye Care Voucher Scheme

Flu Jabs

Cycle to Work Scheme

Free Parking

Employee Referral Scheme

Evening Language Classes

Onboarding for New Starters

Pension Contributions

Gym and Exercise Classes

Urban Yoga

Sports Facility Hire

Westfield Health Scheme

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 Sitwell Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
307 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

We are very proud of our school and our stimulating learning environment. Our aim is to promote a love of learning by providing rich, rewarding experiences through a creative curriculum. Through celebrating efforts and achievements, we aim to develop pride in the success of our pupils so that they are ready to face future challenges. We are very lucky to have a growing multicultural community, allowing us to celebrate diversity and develop respect and tolerance.

As a school, we are constantly looking for ways to enrich our curriculum and through challenge and excitement we strive for all of our children to achieve their full potential – every child matters at Sitwell Junior School. Our pupils benefit from excellent teaching and an outstanding curriculum, where children are able to apply their skills and knowledge to new situations.

We have a very strong Learning Community and we work closely and effectively with Sitwell Infant School and in the Inspire Learning Trust, with Oakwood High School, Winterhill School and Thomas Rotherham College. This allows us to share skills and expertise. Our school governors also play a vital role in school and hold our school leadership to account. This, in turn, leads to better educational outcomes for our children. Our Chair of Governors is Mrs. Tracey Leeson.

Sitwell Junior School continues to be an exciting and creative school and I hope by visiting our website you get a flavour of all that we offer. We look forward to working with you over the coming years as we really do believe that the partnership between home and school is vital. These partnerships help us to capture our aim of working together to be the best. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

Arranging a visit to Sitwell Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.holland@inspiretrust.uk.

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