6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 (or earlier if possible)

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,805.00 Annually (Actual) Fixed Term contract (until April 2025)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Post Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Maternity Leave cover)

School: Manor Community Primary School

Contract Type: Fixed Term (until April 2025)

Contract Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 week per year (Term time only)

Working Pattern: 8 am – 4 pm Monday to Thursday, 8 am – 3.30 pm Friday

Grade: Kent Range 6

Salary: £21,805 pro rata salary (£25,127 FTE)

Position start Date: September 2024 (or earlier if possible)

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date): 2nd June 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Are you passionate about enabling children to maximise their potential in their academic, social and personal achievements? If so, join us at Manor Community Primary School where the development of the whole child is at its heart - we are looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to work within our inclusive and supportive team.

The HLTA role will be to work alongside our dedicated staff team to support children within school. Experience of working as an HLTA is an advantage, although training will be provided.

Manor Community Primary School is looking to appoint someone who has the ability to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils through quality teaching and creative learning experiences.

We encourage visits to our school, and would love for you to come and meet our wonderful children and staff and see us in action.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01322 383314.

Manor Community Primary School

At Manor Community Primary School, we firmly believe that every child should have the opportunity to reach their full academic potential and understand that hard work and determination are the key to success in life.

Our ethos is that a happy child is a successful child, and we provide a safe, stimulating environment where all children thrive. Our unique curriculum creates leaners who are motivated and resilient, whilst instilling a lifelong love of learning.

We work in close partnership with our parents to ensure we do all we can to promote and establish strong, respectful relationships that enhance the outcomes for all children and their families. All children have dreams and aspirations, and we work hard to guide them to be the best they can be.

For further information about the school, please visit www.manor.kent.sch.uk


Cygnus Academies Trust

Manor Community Primary School is part of Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

We offer:

Local Government Pension Scheme

27 days Annual Leave (rising to 29 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement (pro-rata for part-time)

Employee support services.

Effective CPD opportunities

Collaborative working with other schools

Excellent ICT facilities

Opportunities for flexible working

Safer Recruitment

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview. Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Additional Information

- References will be requested for shortlisted applicants prior to interview.

- Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form prior to interview.

- Online Searches will be carried out on shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any concerns will be discussed with candidates at interview.

- Further vetting checks including an enhanced DBS, incorporating a check of the Children’s Barred List, will be undertaken on provisional offer.

- The Child Protection Policy can be found on the school website.

- The Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found on the Trust website

This post is a customer-facing position and falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The school has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Manor Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
670 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

At Manor Community Primary School, we firmly believe that every child should have the opportunity to reach their full academic potential and understand that hard work and determination are the key to success in life.

Our ethos is that a happy child is a successful child, and we provide a safe, stimulating environment where all children thrive. Our unique curriculum creates leaners who are motivated and resilient, whilst instilling a lifelong love of learning.

We work in close partnership with our parents to ensure we do all we can to promote and establish strong, respectful relationships that enhance the outcomes for all children and their families. All children have dreams and aspirations, and we work hard to guide them to be the best they can be.

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