4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stages
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
35 hours per week Monday - Friday
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£21,047 - £23,687 per annum

Job summary

Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Salary: TSAT E Scale £26,281 - £29,578 per annum (£21,047 - £23,687 for hours and weeks stated)
Hours per week: 35
Week per year: 39
Start date: ASAP
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date:05/12/2021
Interview Date : TBC

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hard-working Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our expanding team and to facilitate the learning of our pupils.

You will need to hold a relevant L2 or higher childcare qualification, have good communication skills and excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, Grade C or above). Good ICT skills would also be desirable.

You will need to have experience of working with KS1 and KS2 aged children as well as a desire to support pupils to reach their full potential through one-to-one work, group work and whole class support.

What you will need to succeed:

Excellent interpersonal skills
Committed to supporting pupils
Effective communicator both orally and in writing
Effective ICT skills
Excellent organisational and administrative skills
Understanding of the educational system and current developments
Ability to motivate and to support learning

Additional skills and experience:

First Aid experience

We can offer you:

A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
Discounted membership of a full-equipped gymnasium and fitness suite on site

We can offer you:

A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
Discounted membership of a full-equipped gymnasium and fitness suite on site

We want to employ teachers and assistants who are great team members and are keen to seek CPD, be an aspiring leader of learning and be happy to grasp exciting opportunities and contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our school.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

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

Applying for the job

To apply for this role, please click on the following link to register on our careers site to complete an application form:

https://www.tsatrust.org.uk/career-opportunity/?advert_id=0000000448

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
624 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
03333602050

About New Horizons Children's Academy

We are the best performing primary school in Medway, ranking well above average progress in all areas. – 2019 Department of Education Primary league table results
We are a modern three-form entry school that opened in September 2014 and teaches over 600 children from the local community. We have modern classrooms and facilities that will help the successful applicant teach an inspiring and creative curriculum to our students.

As part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer.

Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

School location

Park Crescent, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6NR

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