Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Horbury Bridge Church of England Junior and Infant Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5PS

This job expired on 5 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    January 2022

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£18854-£20411 actual salary

Pay scale

SCP 19-23 NJC

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils and adults

  • Skills and expertise in understanding the needs of all pupils

  • Knowledge of how to help adapt and deliver support to meet individual needs

  • Subject and curriculum knowledge relevant to the role, and ability to apply this effectively in supporting teachers and pupils

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Active listening skills

  • The ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children

  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

  • Understanding of roles and responsibilities within the classroom and whole school context

  • Understanding of effective teaching methods

  • Knowledge of how to successfully lead learning activities for a group or class of children

  • Knowledge of how statutory and non-statutory frameworks for the school curriculum relate to the age and ability ranges of the learners they support

  • Knowledge of how to support learners in accessing the curriculum in accordance with the SEND code of practice

What the school offers its staff

  • the opportunity to work with a highly supportive Governing body in an academy with an equally strong and supportive community.

  • opportunities for CPD and career development.

  • committed, happy, friendly and supportive staff.

  • enthusiastic, motivated and engaged pupils with a genuine love of learning.

Further details about the role

We are looking for a confident, organised, highly motivated and flexible individual to join our team. The role includes:

  • Working with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils

  • Promoting pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion

  • Giving support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning, and experience a sense of achievement.

Your communication skills will enable you to build a friendly and professional relationship with staff, pupils and parents. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, be able to work well as a team, as well as having a good sense of humour.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Horbury Bridge Academy we are committed to the safeguarding of our whole community. As such, anyone appointed to the role will be subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

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About Horbury Bridge Church of England Junior and Infant Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
128 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01924 302800

Arranging a visit to Horbury Bridge Church of England Junior and Infant Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rdenton@horburybridgeacademy.co.uk.

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