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    Asap

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,777.00 to £24,496.00

Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Tutor job summary

We are looking for a passionate and innovative experienced or aspiring Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join tjehard working, diverse and dedicated team at Orchard Academy. This is a crucial role to ensure students can access learning, fulfil their potential, and take part in all aspects of school life.


Are you an enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant or an aspiring HLTA who is passionate about supporting the progress, outcomes and well-being of students? Do you want to be supported in your career development?

In your role as HLTA you will assist in every aspect of Orchard Academy. Not only will you work alongside students to ensure they are supported in their learning, personal development and beyond, but you will also be encouraged to bring your flair and enthusiasm to their learning as you plan and deliver your own suite of activities, lessons and interventions.


The successful candidate will:


  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils
  • Plan and prepare lessons with teachers, participating in all stages of the planning cycle, including in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lesson plans
  • Develop and prepare resources for learning activities in accordance with lesson plans and in response to pupil need
  • Teach whole classes within a pre-determined lesson framework, across the whole school
  • Teach individuals and groups and provide quality learning opportunities to address identified gaps in learning, across the whole school


Why work for Orchard Academy:

  • Friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other.
  • All staff are proud to be part of the school and feel supported by the open-door policy of Senior Leadership who genuinely want to see you succeed and thrive.
  • Excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development with cross trust support and training catered to support your individual career.
  • Staff wellbeing is at the forefront of the school’s priorities. Happy staff make a happy school.


Orchard Academy is a family and a community.  Visitors comment on how friendly and caring our children and staff are, as well as the positive, warm atmosphere that can be felt around the school.  We develop welcoming, confident children who are enthusiastic, engaging and a delight to work with.  Orchard Academy has a dedicated staff team that are committed to delivering high-quality teaching and excellent pastoral care, ensuring that all pupils are given every opportunity to succeed. We are a proud founding member of the EMAT Academy Trust; whose vision is that every child deserves to be the best they can.  


By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits. 


About East Midlands Academy Trust 

EMAT is an exciting, innovative and growing organisation where we try to do things differently, aligned to our core values and purpose that every child deserves to be the best they can be. Our Trust is a collaborative partnership that currently includes an all-through school in Northampton, a secondary school in Oundle and five primary schools in Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. 

By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits. 

These include: 

  • Continuous professional development and training opportunities 
  • Dedicated support from our school improvement team 
  • Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools 
  • A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation 
  • A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme 
  • A corporate eye care plan 
  • Flu jabs for all staff 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Headspace 

 For more information or an informal conversation please contact recruitment@emat.uk


A Note for Recruitment Agencies 

We have a team of internal recruiters and we advertise our vacancies to attract candidates and not agency suppliers. If we need agency assistance then we will reach out to our trusted partners. Any speculative CVs we receive will not be accepted as an introduction. 

EMAT reserves the right to withdraw this advert early if a suitable candidate is found. 

EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). References will be taken up before interviews are offered 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age. 

 

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 Orchard Academy

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

Orchard Academy, situated in Springfield Milton Keynes, is at the heart of the community. A large KS2 primary with a 3 form entry,

Orchard is a founding member of the East Midlands Academy Trust and shares leadership, teaching and administration with our neighbour, Shepherdswell Academy, who are also part of EMAT, allowing us to offer the pupils a continuing broad and balanced curriculum at both key stages 1 and 2.

Through the Orchard creed we encourage the boys and girls to celebrate diversity and respect others regardless of ability, gender, ethnicity or religion. We aim to sustain a happy, caring, supportive and positive learning community where each child can develop and extend their potential and achieve success.

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