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This job expired on 27 March 2023

  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 May 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

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  • Part-Time, Permanent 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (44.6 paid weeks) Monday to Friday Reduced hours/days will be considered for the right applicant

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £23,194 and £25,878

Actual salary

Between £16,085 and £17,946

What skills and experience we're looking for

Whaplode Church of England Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team. The position is Monday to Friday, term time plus 5 days. Dedicated PPA time is given with high staff wellbeing within our recently rated 'good' by Ofsted school. Reduced days/hours will be considered for the right applicant.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with pupils over the whole age and ability range to deliver a wide range of activities, which support and enhance learning, personal and social development.
  • Have the ability to support and complement the professional work of teachers by managing and providing an extensive range of learning related activities.
  • Demonstrate the highest expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to raising pupil attainment and achievement.
  • Have enthusiasm and commitment.
  • Share the Trust and School vision and values

Applications from experienced TA’s who meet the criteria set out in Person Specification and have relevant experience are welcome.

What the school offers its staff

At Whaplode C of E Primary School our aim is to inspire everyone to believe in their ability to succeed through learning in a joyful and encouraging Christian atmosphere. This vision encourages our children to learn as much as possible and achieve their individual potential whilst developing respect and consideration for others. We have recently been graded as good by Ofsted who found, ‘behaviour is positive.’

Within our school we work very hard to create a team of teachers, non-teaching and support staff that will support each child in reaching their potential. Many who visit us comment on the strength of our ‘staff team’ and their shared commitment to help every child in the school achieve their best.

We can offer you:

An excellent working environment

Calm classrooms with well motivated pupils

Commitment to staff professional development

A supportive working environment and friendly team

BENEFITS

  • Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, Teachers Pension Scheme for Teachers
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Growth and Development processes in place for all employees to support continuous professional development
  • Access to over 70 online E-Learning courses
  • 24-hour confidential helpline covering legal, financial, wellbeing, health and nutrition etc.
  • Confidential counselling – up to 6 sessions free of charge
  • Physiotherapy – up to 4 free sessions free of charge
  • Coaching - Personalised stress coaching plans over 6 weeks, one to one with an OH Practitioner
  • Virtual GP – Accessible by smart phone or computer, same day appointments available at time to suit

Further details about the role

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Application packs are available via the school website https://www.whaplodeprimary.co.uk/news/vacancy.html or at the Trust website https://thelaat.co.uk/opportunities/

Please contact Mrs E Adie, Head of School or Miss A Muir, Executive Head for an informal discussion on 01406 370447 or by email enquiries@whaplode.laat.co.uk

Completed application forms should be sent to Kim Davis, Finance and Admin Officer at kim.davis@whaplode.laat.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, please be advised that if shortlisted, we will carry out internet searches to support our commitment to safer recruitment. The purpose of this is to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the school might want to explore with applicants at interview.

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About Whaplode Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01406 370447

Whaplode C of E School are part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT). LAAT is a multi-academy trust formed by the Diocese of Lincoln. We are a growing and thriving family of schools who are dedicated to providing an excellent education for pupils across Lincolnshire. We place a strong emphasis on continued development. The relationship with the Trust brings great strength to all schools and enhances CPD opportunities for all staff.
At Whaplode C of E Primary School our aim is to inspire everyone to believe in their ability to succeed through learning in a joyful and encouraging Christian atmosphere. This vision encourages our children to learn as much as possible and achieve their individual potential whilst developing respect and consideration for others. We have recently been graded as good by Ofsted who found, ‘behaviour is positive.’
Within our school we work very hard to create a team of teachers, non-teaching and support staff that will support each child in reaching their potential. Many who visit us comment on the strength of our ‘staff team’ and their shared commitment to help every child in the school achieve their best.
We value the broad and balanced curriculum which our staff offers and all children are able to access not only academic, but creative and physical areas of the National Curriculum fully, so that they receive the highest standard of education.
We are a school that prides itself on our Christian values and aims to ensure all of our pupils feel happy, secure and valued, enabling them to make a worthwhile contribution as young people within their community. Ofsted stated in May 2022, ‘Pupils describe the school as welcoming and inclusive. As one pupil said: ‘It doesn’t matter where you are from, the colour of your skin, your religion; everyone is perfect in their own way.’
Our school provides a gateway for children to discover, explore and learn in a caring environment. Childhood is a magical, wonderful time and our pupils follow a varied and active programme designed to give them the opportunity to build confidence and learn everything they will need for their future.

Arranging a visit to Whaplode Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@whaplode.laat.co.uk.

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