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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 31.25 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks)

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary for one year

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,334 to £29,777

What skills and experience we're looking for


A recognised and relevant vocational qualification (NVQ3) as well as having or working towards the Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification and/or equivalent practical work experience

GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent, in Maths and English

Awareness of specialist curriculum area, and proven practical application in a similar environment

Understanding of local and national teaching strategies e.g. literacy


Previous experience of working effectively with young people preferably in a school setting

Supervisory experience

Basic knowledge of first aid

Basic knowledge of ICT

Experience of implementing national curriculum and relevant strategies

Working knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection


Good communication skills both oral and written

Can use ICT effectively to support learning

Ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders

Ability to work constructively as part of a team


Commitment to self and team development

Work in ways that promote equality of opportunity, participation, diversity and responsibility

A commitment to abide by and promote the Academy’s Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies

A professional responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people

The post holder will require an enhanced DBS

What the school offers its staff

Through our broad ASPIRE curriculum pupils experience a wide variety of engaging learning opportunities and our extensive grounds provide opportunities for outdoor learning, including forest schools in our very own nature area. ASPIRE represents the strands of Achievement, Safety, Pride, Independence, Responsibility and Engagement as these are the core values that drive everything we do. Our aim is that our pupils leave us as well-developed, rounded citizens with strong personal and social and communication skills, with a sense of independence, confidence and identity. They will also possess secure skills and knowledge from across the curriculum with a focus on the importance of strong communication, language and oracy.

Pupils, staff and parents are proud of Willow Green, the exciting learning that takes place here and the community atmosphere that is central to everything we do.

Commitment to safeguarding

In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

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About Willow Green Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
229 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01977 722487

Located in Ferrybridge, in the heart of Yorkshire, we are a primary academy entrusted with being the centre of learning for over two-hundred children who range in age from Nursery to Year 6. The building itself is modern in design and flooded with natural light, making our learning environments bright and vibrant places to be. It is a beautiful place for children to learn and never fails to impress visitors to our school. We have high expectations of all our children and we model this by having high expectations of ourselves. Each and every person who steps through the door at Willow Green is treated respectfully and given the absolute best opportunities possible to realise their potential and become the greatest version of themselves they can be.

Arranging a visit to Willow Green Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@willowgreen.org.uk.

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