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  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 5

Pay scale

HLTA - Salary Range: Grade 7, Spine Point 23- 25 - £35,577.00 FTE - £36,567.00 of pro-rata -£28,582.29 - £29,377.65 & Cover Supervisor - Salary Range: Unqualified Teachers, Outer London - M1 - M6 - £24,415.00 FTE - £35,954.00 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Skills & Abilities

  • Numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Have the ability to relate well to children and adults, understanding their needs and being able to respond accordingly.
  • Good influencing skills to encourage pupils to interact with others and be socially responsible.


  • Previous experience of working with children.

Cover Supervisor

  • Current experience of teaching in different key stages (this may be as a student).
  • Good written communication skills
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Have excellent subject knowledge of curriculum in specified Key Stage Have excellent subject knowledge of curriculum across all Key Stages in a Primary School
  • Ability to set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • The ability to create a safe, attractive and stimulating environment that contributes positively to teaching and learning
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons and to promote a love of learning
  • Teach using a wide range of teaching strategies to meet differing learning styles and to maximise achievement for all children including those with special educational needs and high achievers
  • Ability to make accurate and productive use of assessment, feedback and data to secure pupils' progress
  • Know a range of strategies that promote excellent learning behaviours Evidence of leading the work of other adults in classrooms
  • To lead on whole school initiatives/projects To lead on achieving whole school awards e.g. wellbeing award, healthy schools award
  • P.E. Subject leadership experience
  • Committed to ensuring all pupils in our school are kept safe.
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Committed to ensuring that all members of our school community can achieve excellence
  • Commitment to own improvement through professional development / further study
  • Be committed to engaging parents in the work of the school
  • Show commitment to upholding excellent levels of professional conduct as a teacher.

What the school offers its staff

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Commitment to staff wellbeing (members of the staff wellbeing charter)
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Annual Incremental Pay Increases
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Pay (maternity, paternity/enhanced sickness pay)
  • Teacher’s Pension Scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Extensive Training and Induction program

Further details about the role

Term-Time Only (plus inset days)

Contract: Fixed-Term

HLTA - Salary Range: Grade 7, Spine Point 23- 25-£35,577.00 FTE - £36,567.00 of pro-rata -£28,582.29 - £29,377.65

Cover Supervisor - Salary Range: Unqualified Teachers, Outer London - M1 - M6 - £24,415.00 FTE - £35,954.00 FTE

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday - 08:30am - 15:30pm - 32.5 Hours Per Week (half an hour break)

Inspire Partnership Academy Trust, is a family of schools across Croydon, Medway and Greenwich who aim to offer a life changing education to children. Our schools work in collaboration to transform the lives of the children and communities we serve.

Our core values of Collaboration, Excellence, Friendship, Resilience, Respect and Responsibility, define the way we care for, enrich and teach every child.

What sets us apart from others is the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of educational thinking and practice, supported by excellent training and development and opportunities to take part in ground breaking research projects and collaborative work with talented and innovative colleagues, both at a local and national level.

Woodside Primary School is rapidly improving and working to provide an exceptional learning experience for our wonderful children. Our vision is to ensure children receive the very best education. We aim to make a life-changing difference within our diverse community of Croydon.

We are seeking to appoint a resilient, passionate and ambitious Higher Level Teaching Assistant / Cover Supervisor to join our school and partnership to inspire a generation of children.

All aspects of the application form must be fully completed to be considered for shortlisting, furthermore, please ensure that the Personal Statement in your application form addresses how you meet the duties outlined in the Person Specification.

If you share in our belief that success is gained by developing a growth mindset; one which values effort and believes anything is possible, then we want to hear from you!

Further details about this vacancy and the job description can be found below.

For enquiries or an application pack please contact Janine Fernandes on 07706 829 391 or by emailcroydonhubrecruitment@inspirepartnership.co.uk

We reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the recruitment process. Early applications are advised, as interviews will be ongoing.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged – we would very much like to meet you and answer any questions you may have.

Further information about our Trust is available at:https://www.inspirepartnership.co.uk

To arrange a visit please contact:

Janine Fernandes – Email:croydonhubrecruitment@inspirepartnership.co.uk

Please note we will only accept applications from candidates who have documentary evidence that they have the right to work in the UK.

Woodside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Medical Clearance and satisfactory Employment References.

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)
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 Woodside Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
541 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Woodside Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email croydonhubrecruitment@inspirepartnership.co.uk.

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