13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

Grade 6 £18,651 - £20,440.31 or Grade 7 £20,820.26 - £22,957.56

Pay scale

Grade 6, SCP 12 - 17 Unqualified, Grade 7 SCP 18 - 23 Qualified

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a passion for helping pupils thrive and meet their full potential.
  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area.

What the school offers its staff

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools: six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. We aim to provide professional work environments where our people have the support and tools to do a great job and push our children and young people to scale new heights in a safe and secure environment.

Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School is a larger than average two form entry primary school. The school ethos is based on a mantra of ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’. We have a positive culture in place throughout school and high expectations for children’s learning, their behaviour and personal presentation. The staff at Halfpenny Lane are naturally ambitious and strive to ensure that all children are provided with every opportunity to maximise their undoubted potential.

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for complementing the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. They will also line manage other Learning Support Assistants, including allocation and monitoring of work.

The role is 32.5 hours per week, term time plus five, permanent contract, equating to 195 working days per annum.

Applying for the job

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About Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
443 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01977 703270

Halfpenny Lane J, I & N School is a larger than average two form entry primary school. The school ethos is based on a mantra of ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’. We have a positive culture in place throughout school and high expectations for children’s learning, their behaviour and personal presentation. The staff at Halfpenny Lane are naturally ambitious and strive to ensure that all children are provided with every opportunity to maximise their undoubted potential.

Arranging a visit to Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

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