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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    29 November 2023

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Pay scale

NJC Band F

What skills and experience we're looking for

Under the guidance of others, the Level 4 Teaching Assistant will:

• Undertake activities with individuals, groups or a class of children in order to facilitate their physical, emotional and educational development within a safe environment usually under the supervision of a teacher

• Carry out pre-determined educational activities and work programmes ensuring that specific guidelines are followed, whilst promoting independent learning to support the children’s understanding.

• Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations and providing relevant pastoral support

• Prepare and deliver lessons, under the direction of the teacher, including covering for teacher absence and delivering specific interventions to pupils.

What the school offers its staff

At Langwith Bassett Junior Academy, we are committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people and will provide outstanding learning and enrichment opportunities for them throughout their time with us. To be able to achieve this, we need to have a team of dedicated and outstanding staff, who will contribute to our exceptional learning community.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant, who will work with colleagues to support the learning and teaching of children in Langwith Bassett Junior Academy. The HLTA will complement the work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities, under agreed systems of supervision, that supports the teachers with learning outcomes. The HLTA will provide high quality support in relation to raising of educational achievement and encouraging pupils to become independent learners. They will take responsibility for the planning, preparation and delivery of different initiatives, and undertake whole class cover across all key stages.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Langwith Bassett Junior Academy we all work incredibly hard to make sure our school is a welcoming place for the whole school community, where children’s wellbeing and safety is prioritised, always.

Langwith Bassett Junior Academy has policies and procedures in place to deal effectively with child protection and safeguarding issues. To provide a safe environment for young people, our selection and recruitment processes include all statutory checks on staff, governors and regular volunteers including enhanced DBS, (disclosure and barring service), checks.

All staff are trained at a level appropriate to their safeguarding responsibilities:

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About Langwith Bassett Junior Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
124 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01623 742722

We are a caring, dedicated and enthusiastic team that is committed to children's well-being, achieving high standards and providing the very best opportunities for all in our care. We believe that every child matters and work hard to create an environment here that nurtures independence, resilience and a desire to learn.

Together, through a creative and varied curriculum, we strive to ensure that each child reaches their potential. All children have talents and abilities to celebrate, and our role is to prepare children for future education; and to help them acquire the skills and enthusiasm needed to embrace the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.

Langwith Bassett Junior Academy is proud to be part of Aston Community Education Trust (ACET), established in 2011 when Aston Comprehensive School converted to an Academy. Our trust and academies have a firmly established ethos based on integrity and respect together with an embedded belief in the right of each pupil to receive a high quality academic and social education that gives them the best possible start for their future career choices.

At ACET we are committed to providing the highest quality teaching and learning enabling everyone to reach their full potential.

We are proud of the diversity that can be seen across our family of schools and the recognition that we are all striving for the same goal - to be our best. We believe that every person is unique and we work together in an inclusive environment of mutual respect and consideration, valuing everyone’s contribution.

Through our partnership with the local and wider community, we aim to support our young people in successfully making a positive contribution and giving something back to the community.

Arranging a visit to Langwith Bassett Junior Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jstott1@shirebrookacademy.org.

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