4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or ASAP

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 33 hours / 39 weeks

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 5 SCP 15-20 (27,803 to 30,296)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to deliver and coordinate literacy provision, including provision for learners with English as an additional language (EAL).

The successful candidate will require detailed understanding of the ways in which children learn to read, including expertise in phonics, spelling and comprehension strategies. Alongside this, a love of reading, an understanding of the secondary English curriculum, excellent interpersonal skills and an appreciation of different cultures are essential characteristics of the successful candidate.

Recent experience of planning and delivering literacy interventions is also essential.

Applicants should be keen to:

- Work with colleagues to establish a broad and effective literacy offer as part of the school’s reading strategy

- Play a key role in the delivery of literacy interventions and the integration of students with English as an additional language

- Develop teachers’ understanding of literacy, and in particular of phonics

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include:

  • CPD support from one of the largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teacher Training Alliance, throughout your career.
  • Opportunities to develop skills and experience as part of a growing, local Trust.

Chorus Education Trust is proud to support flexible working arrangements.

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)
medical
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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Silverdale School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1450 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0114 2369991

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school achieved the best GCSE results in 2018 of any state school in Sheffield. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 10% of schools nationally. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities. Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Arranging a visit to Silverdale School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@silverdale.chorustrust.org.

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