Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Nether Edge Primary School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 1RB

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Job details

Contract type

Fixed term (1 year in the first instance)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade 5 (£23,953 to £26,446 FTE)

Actual salary

£20,487 to £22,620 (with under 5 years’ service)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) job summary

Post: Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Contract type: 37 hours/39 weeks
Contract term: Fixed Term, Ending 31 August 2023
Salary: Grade 5 (£23,953 to £26,446 FTE)
Pro Rata Salary: £20,487 to £22,620 (with under 5 years’ service)
Commencement Date: September 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic HLTA to join our hardworking and supportive team. We are an outstanding school who always work hard to make our practice as good as it possibly can be for all the children.
The successful candidate should be an enthusiastic and knowledgeable HLTA, keen to work in partnership with current staff and able to work under instruction as well as having the ability to use their initiative. They will challenge and excite our children and have the ability to consistently deliver high quality learning experiences. Imaginative and committed, they should have passion for the role, high standards of professionalism and high expectations of the children. They will have the vision, enthusiasm, and drive to build on the strong foundations that already exist within the school. The successful candidate’s role will be varied and primarily to cover classes throughout the school.
You will be:
• able to provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes.
• someone with a clear vision in how to develop students with an impact on achievement.
• flexible and willing to work across school.
• able and willing to assess learning and social and emotional needs and give help that is needed to remove the barriers to learning.

We are passionate about enabling all our students the very best start in life at Nether Edge Primary School. Great support staff make a difference.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit a Mercia Learning Trust Application to recruitment@merciatrust.co.uk. Please note we do NOT accept CV’s or Council Application Forms.

Closing Date: Wednesday 6 July 2022

Applying for the job

The Application Process
All candidates must complete the following application process.
• All applicants must submit a Trust application form. We do not accept CVs or Council Forms. The application form can be found under ‘Careers’ at www.merciatrust.co.uk
• Email your completed application to recruitment@merciatrust.co.uk or post it to:
MLT Recruitment Team
Mercia Learning Trust
79 Glen Road
Sheffield, S7 1RB
After your application has been submitted:
• In all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage.
• All applications that have been submitted via email will receive an email confirming receipt.
• An email and/or letter will be sent to shortlisted candidates with details of the interview process.
• If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
Further information:
• Take a look at www.merciatrust.co.uk/careers for more on what it’s like working for the trust, what we offer you, and what we’re looking for.
• Should you require any additional information about the role or the school, or would like an informal discussion or out of hours visit, please contact us on 0114 255 0926 or enquiries@netheredge.sheffield.sch.uk.
• For more information about the application process, please email recruitment@merciatrust.co.uk.
Key dates:
• Closing Date Wednesday 6 July 2022
• Interviews week commencing 11 July 2022
The small print:
• Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. If you are shortlisted, your suitability to work with children will be explored, and this will include disclosing convictions. The information you disclose may be discussed with you during the interview.
• The successful candidate will therefore be required to complete a DBS check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.
• We are an Equal Opportunities employer. Our staff are recruited and promoted on the basis of their merits and abilities and no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of racial group, origin or nationality, sex, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, political or religious beliefs or trade union activity. Please indicate whether there are any reasonable adjustments or access requirements you would need to help you to attend an interview. If you wish to discuss your requirements prior to submitting your form, please contact the Human Resources Team on 0114 349 4230. Alternatively, please give details on a separate sheet and return with your application form.

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About Nether Edge Primary School

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

Thank you for your interest in joining Nether Edge Primary School. This is an excellent opportunity to join a great school and to play a key role in shaping the provision of education for our children.

Nether Edge is a happy, thriving school providing high quality education both in the classroom and throughout a wide range of extra-curricular activities. We are very proud of our children and believe they should perform well academically and also develop as people.

Nether Edge Primary is part of Mercia Learning Trust along with King Ecgbert School, Mercia School, Newfield School, Totley Primary and Woodlands Primary.

Our expectations for every Nether Edge child are high; excellence and enjoyment are at the heart of all we will seek to do. We believe in the potential of every child, providing opportunities and enabling them to thrive in our caring environment.

Our staff team are central to our success. They drive and accelerate the outstanding provision we offer to our community and we want the very best people to join us.

If you feel you have the skills, drive and ambition to help support our aims then please do read on.

Michele Nott
Headteacher

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