This job expired on 18 July 2024

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 8am - 4pm, 35 hours per week.

Contract type


Actual salary

From £21,281 dependent upon experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Use effective strategies to promote positive attitudes to learning and personal wellbeing
  • Work well with other staff and outside agencies
  • Help children to succeed and have high expectations
  • Be resilient in the face of challenges, taking direction from senior leaders and class teachers, as well as working on your own initiative
  • Behave in a professional manner within a team environment
  • Have a sound knowledge of the Key Stage 2 curriculum including mathematics, grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Use a good standard of spoken and written English
  • Work within school policies and procedures to keep children safe

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

  • A learning environment with confident children who thrive on enrichment opportunities
  • A supportive, dedicated and friendly staff team who put fun into learning
  • Year group teams who work collaboratively to share the planning workload and provide professional and emotional support for each other
  • A Governing Board and Senior Leaders who actively promote wellbeing for all
  • Comprehensive, high quality professional development opportunities which embrace change and innovation, and help you to fulfil your potential
  • Plenty of opportunities for fancy dress!

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kirkstead Education Trust, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the school on its behalf. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and online checks.

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About Hursthead Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
361 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
0161 439 6961

We believe that children fulfil their potential most successfully when they feel valued and they are aware of their responsibilities and our expectations. High standards of work, behaviour and dress are therefore required at all times and are an important part of our caring and inclusive approach.

Our curriculum and teaching styles are constantly reviewed so that we provide a balanced and relevant education that will prepare our children for their secondary education and life in the twenty-first century. Children need the space and opportunity to develop their enquiring minds, challenge themselves and reach their potential. We believe we offer this at Hursthead Junior School. We give the children a sense of enjoyment in learning. We want the acquisition of knowledge, skills and understanding to be a source of pleasure and satisfaction, which will stay with them as they become lifelong learners.

Arranging a visit to Hursthead Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headteacher@hursthead-jun.stockport.sch.uk.

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