16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£20,169 Per Year

What skills and experience we're looking for

32.5 Hours a week - Term time only plus 5 x staff training days

We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified professional as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support the learning and teaching of students across the academy.

The successful candidate will support the work of teaching staff to plan and organise learning activities for targeted students, mainly through 1 to 1 and small group intervention.

Experience of working with young people in a similar role would be an advantage. You will possess strong numeracy and literacy skills along with good organisational, ICT, and communication skills.

What the school offers its staff

Why Highdown School?
• We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
• We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, the rest of Berkshire and Oxfordshire
• Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities
• Staff have free access to Westfield Health advice and support service

Closing date : Applications considered on receipt

For details and an application form visit our website www.highdown.reading.sch.uk.

Please contact Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by email hnb@highdown.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 901 5800 for more information.

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1571 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Highdown was awarded academy status in 2010 and was judged to be a good school by Ofsted in April 2015. Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a thriving school where all students are challenged to reach excellence every day. Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support. Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Arranging a visit to Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hnb@highdown.reading.sch.uk.

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