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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,294 to £25,979 per annum (Pro-rata £20,896 to £22,345 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a dedicated individual to provide tailored support to our pupils. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives and in supporting and developing their learning. Your intervention will help enable an outstanding learning environment for our young people, providing the support they need to succeed.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills. You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.

You will have:

  • A 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 maintain positive relationships with students, parents and staff.
  • The ability to work effectively within a team.


What the school offers its staff

About Highfield Leadership Academy

Highfield Leadership Academy is a state-of-the-art secondary school for 11 to 16 year olds in Blackpool. We joined Star Academies in 2016 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.


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)
medical
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 Highfield Leadership Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
631 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01253 965750

Highfield Leadership Academy in Blackpool, Lancashire is a 1200 place, 11-16 secondary school and is part of Star Academies. We joined Star on 1 April 2016 and like all Star schools, “Leadership” is our specialism.

As a designated Leadership Academy, we are keen to ensure our pupils are offered encouragement and a wealth of opportunities to develop their natural skills, abilities and potential. We actively provide learning opportunities to teach performance leadership skills through project-based learning and community work. We ensure our pupils develop essential academic skills in line with our Trust mission to promote educational excellence, character development and service to communities.

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