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  • Expected start date

    8 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
Contract/Hours: Term-Time, Part-time, Temporary contract until 8th April 2022 . 14 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.
Contract type
Fixed term (8th April 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£23,541 rising to a maximum of £25,991, per annum, pro rate
Actual salary
Actual Salary: £7,892 rising to a maximum of £8,714

Job summary

Pilgrim Primary Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join the School

Contract/Hours: Term-Time, Part-time, Temporary contract until 8th April 2022 . 14 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Start Date: 28th February, 2022 (or earlier if possible)

The Role: We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced HLTA (or teacher) to join our team of exceptional practitioners in our PPA cover team. The HLTA role will primarily be to plan, deliver and assess a specialist subject during teaching PPA cover sessions across the school. Predominantly, we are looking for cover to take place during the beginning of the week in the first instance. You will need to have an excellent grasp of behaviour management and be experienced in working with pupils from all Primary age ranges and with a range of specific needs.

Please state the subject specialism you can offer in your letter of application which we would prefer to be either Music and/or Art.

Main purpose of job

● Provide and deliver activities to whole classes of pupils when the class teacher is not present. The HLTA will plan, prepare and deliver lessons and assess, mark, record and report on development, progress and attainment.

● Support the subject co-ordinator to develop the specialist subject within school

● When not required to cover whole classes, to lead learning of small groups, pairs or individuals and to provide pastoral support where required through school.

Specific duties

● Plan and deliver the planned learning intentions and evaluate and adjust lessons and work plans as appropriate.

● Select and prepare resources necessary to deliver the planned curriculum and manage the learning environment in the lessons they teach.

● Monitor and evaluate pupil’s responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies against learning intentions, providing feedback to pupils.

● Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations working within our established positive behaviour policy

● Promote inclusion of all pupils within the classroom, recognising and responding to all special and individual needs

Please note: the role is temporary in the first instance to cover a staff absence but could be made permanent in the future.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About Pilgrim Primary Academy

Opportunities and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary plus TPS/LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust can only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK, and who can provide the required documentation and where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

School location

Oxford Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 5BQ

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