Higher Level Teaching Assistant Humberston Academy, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire

Job description

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Hospitality and Food Nutrition department. You will be joining a hard working supportive team that delivers engaging and challenging lessons in a nurturing environment. All staff offer support and guidance to each other, which creates a positive and hardworking ethos. They go above and beyond to ensure all students achieve the best results they can. Students in the academy show a real enthusiasm for learning and flourish under the help and support from this department.

Essential educational requirements

At least to GCSE or equivalent English & Maths grade C or above

Essential qualifications

At least to GCSE or equivalent English & Maths grade C or above

Essential skills and experience

Ability to provide basic learning support for students identified as having learning difficulties
Ability to support students to help them maximise their social and academic potential
Ability to develop an understanding of the student's specific needs
Assist in basic learning of students identified as SEN including statemented students
Ability to carry out individual personal care
Maintain appropriate records and provide reports to support assessment process
Undertake routine activities with individual students or small groups
Ability to work as part of a team
Promote student's good behaviour and discipline

Employee benefits

Local Government Pension Scheme

About Humberston Academy

At Humberston Academy we are proud to be a leading education provider in our local community. We seek to broaden the horizons of each and every one of our students, helping them to achieve at the highest level both academically and within their talents outside the classroom, upholding our vision of Excellence for All. We understand that every student needs a strong academic foundation in order to achieve their full potential. At our Academy we combine an innovative curriculum with a strong house structure, which ensures that students receive all the support and guidance they need to succeed. At Humberston the values of respect and good behaviour are instilled from the outset and high attendance is a priority. Ensuring that students leave the Academy as young people that the whole community can be proud of, is a crucial part of our educational offer. Over the last few years Humberston Academy has continued to strengthen and develop but we do not rest on our previous successes. We are proud of the significant investment that has been made in our buildings and environment and the impact that this is having on our students. The Academy, a member of the David Ross Education Trust, became the first in North East Lincolnshire to be designated “outstanding” under Ofsted’s stricter guidelines. Our focus is on first class teaching and recruiting outstanding practitioners. Quality teachers are the people who inspire our students to great things. Another year of excellent results 2018. A total of 84% of students at Humberston Academy achieved 4 to 9 in GCSE Maths this summer. In English, the figure was 88%. 82% of students achieved above grade 4 in the combine Maths and English measure. These results once again confirms our place among the top-performing schools in the area. We are an outstanding Academy and proud of our exceptionally high standards. But it is not all about academic achievement. We are a growing oversubscribed, hard-working Academy, with a positive, business-like and purposeful atmosphere where students can develop and broaden their horizons.

Humberston Avenue, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN36 4TF
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