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  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: Term Time only

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

SO1 £35,577 to £36,567 (pro-rata) Actual £32,340.86 to £33,240.81

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a dedicated, talented and energetic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work at Heartlands High School. The post will be based within both the English and SEND Department with allocated time working within both faculty areas. The successful candidate will also be required to cover some lessons, primarily within the learning support and English departments.

We also consider applications for potential teacher training opportunities from our Higher Level Teaching Assistants.

The role will be adapted to suit the talents and interests of the successful candidates, but will include:

  • supporting students with special educational needs, EMTAG and EAL, or who are gifted and talented, Looked After, vulnerable or underachieving; and to ensure their inclusion in the classroom and school community.

  • delivering small group English interventions, including Entry Level/Step up to English.

  • covering lessons - primarily within the learning support and English departments.

  • taking a leading role in managing and delivering English support to students

  • assisting in the delivery of English.

  • developing methods of supporting students, both within and outside the mainstream, in achieving success in English at Key Stage Three and Key Stage Four.

  • developing and leading English learning groups for students with a range of abilities.

  • building the confidence of students to engage and achieve in the subject.

  • identifying and developing suitable pathways for students experiencing difficulty in engaging with the curriculum.

  • advising staff on general and specific issues around learning, especially in English.

  • contribute to the learning and motivation of all students.

  • assessing needs and developing and maintaining education and pastoral support plans.

    • building excellent relationships with students

    • promoting inclusion in the school

    • ensuring that students are challenged and encouraged to engage in school and aim high

    • developing and maintaining excellent relationships with parents and carers to ensure that students are able to enjoy and achieve.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • A very positive working environment
  • The support of a highly committed and professional staff team
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative colleagues

Commitment to safeguarding

Heartlands High School, part of the SEARCH Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete checks in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education with regard to DBS and other pre-employment checks.

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About Heartlands High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1172 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02038261230

Heartlands High School, part of the SEARCH Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete checks in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education with regard to DBS and other pre-employment checks.

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