8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,187.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 8 A/B

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

  • Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week (8.30am-3.30pm)
  • Working pattern: Monday to Friday
  • Term weeks: 38 + 2 weeks school closure, minimum pat week of 453797 per academic year
  • FTC term: September 2024 (12 months)

As part of the Cumbria Education Trust Hensingham school is led with shared vision, honesty and purpose. CET is a growing multi academy trust based in Cumbria. It is committed to creating outstanding, innovative and inspiring learning environments for out schools and their communities. The successful candidate will be joining CET at an exciting time, as we continue to build on our successes and move forward on our journey to establish ourselves as one of the highest performing MATs in the North of England.

Want to know more about our happy and thriving school - why not visit our "Careers page"?

The successful candidate will:

  • Be self-motivated and reliable
  • Be enthusiastic about inter-school collaborative working and committed to Continuous Professional Development
  • Be an experienced classroom practitioner, who has a passion for working with children and who holds a HLTA qualification or teaching qualification
  • Have experience of working with pupils with SEND
  • Have experience of delivering PPA cover across a range of year groups and subjects
  • Be able to contribute to creating a stimulating and imaginative classroom/school environment
  • Have high expectations of both themselves and our children and be willing to become involved in the wider life of school
  • Work well as part of a team, be flexible and highly motivated
  • Have excellent maths and English skills

We can offer:

  • A people first approach so that you feel part of our community
  • Enhanced opportunities for collaborative working as part of a dynamic and highly successful Multi Academy Trust
  • Excellent career and CPD opportunities.
  • A commitment to constantly review and improve our family friendly polices and look for new and innovative ways to aid and support our staff in achieving a healthy work/life balance
  • Employee benefits package

The successful candidate will be joining our team at an exciting time, as we continue to build on our recent successes and move forward on our journey to establish ourselves as one of the highest performing schools in our local area.

If you have the qualities we require, along with the passion and aspirations to contribute to the success of the School and the MAT, we urge you to hit the "Apply" button.

The Cumbria Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure and Barred List checks are required for this post. You should not apply if you are on the Children’s Barred List.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, online searches are carried out on successful candidates.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Hensingham Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
148 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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