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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 36.5 hours per week, term time only

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary: Grade 4, Point 23-31 (FTE £30,151p.a. - £37,261p.a.). Actual salary is £26,657p.a - £32,943p.a. The point of the scale will be assessed dependent on experience and qualifications.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Summit Learning Trust Mission Statement

Success through Endeavour

Ambition through Challenge

Strength through Diversity

We are delighted to offer an opportunity to work within our supportive SEND Team, in which we aim to help students reach their full potential in a supportive environment. We are seeking to appoint a qualified HLTA, who is energetic and has the ability to lead on interventions; planning and delivering individual and group work intervention sessions. The successful candidate must have:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English grade C or above
  • a Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
  • experience of working across KS3 and KS4
  • experience of planning, delivering and evaluating a range of evidence based interventions
  • the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate students to achieve, through your own best practice
  • good interpersonal skills and a commitment to working as part of a team to improve teaching and learning
  • the capacity to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of our students

We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. Cockshut Hill School is a developing and improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of that journey of school improvement.

What the school offers its staff

About our school

Cockshut Hill School (rated Good with Outstanding features in our recent ofsted inspection) is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future. We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.

This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

Why work for us?

We offer a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits to recognise and reward the essential contributions our colleagues make to our success and growth. These include access to:

  • Employee assistance programme
  • High quality training and support in and across academies enabling career progression
  • Wellbeing Advocates
  • Lifestyle benefits and discount schemes, including gym discounts and cycle to work scheme
  • Health Protection Scheme alongside Flu Jab and Eyecare Vouchers
  • Generous employer pension schemes
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement

Interviews to be held on 6th October 2023

Further details about the role

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Summit Learning Trust is proud to be anequal opportunities employerandweare determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, including a Children’s barred list check. Online searches of shortlisted candidates will also be conducted. Our policy is available to view here https://summitlearningtrust.org.uk/our-trust/statutory-information/policies-statements/

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 Cockshut Hill School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
962 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0121 289 5900

About our school

Cockshut Hill School is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future. We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.

This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

Arranging a visit to Cockshut Hill School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk.

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