12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

ESCC Single Status 8 Point 20

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic, and adaptable Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support with Mathematics. They are required to hold GCSE and A-level Mathematics qualifications: a degree in Mathematics or related fields would be desirable.

Our aim is to challenge every learner to exceed their own expectations of themselves; create a can-do culture and the resilience to excel; include all members of our community through shared endeavour; and nurture diverse skills, talents and abilities whilst celebrating excellence.

Our ideal candidate will:

Have experience or interest in working in an educational setting.

Have a good standard of education in particular Mathematics and English.

Have the ability to multi-task under pressure and able to juggle tasks at once.

Have excellent organisational ability and the ability to effectively prioritise workload.

Have excellent face to face customer service skills/experience.

Have experience of resource ordering and dealing with suppliers.

Have excellent attention to detail, who picks up on mistakes and rectifies problems before they arise.

Demonstrate a willingness to become involved in the life of the college.

Be enthusiastic, energetic, and open to innovation.

Have integrity, optimism, and a good sense of humour.

Possess effective communication skills and be emotionally intelligent.

Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we offer:

A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues.

A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do.

•Askilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals.

A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances.

A college in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging, and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit to our college prior to application.

Rye College is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Rye College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our 'Child Protection Policy' which can be viewed in the 'Policies' section of our website.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hrassistant@ryecollege.co.uk

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About Rye College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
569 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Our mission is to 'create bright futures for all'.

With this in mind, we work hard to ensure that every child is happy and well supported on their educational journey with us. We want every child to grow and flourish in our care.

Our college is set in the attractive heart of 1066 country and is a place where students feel safe and have space to learn. We pride ourselves on being a close knit community where students are known as individuals and where their talents are nurtured.

We are part of a family of schools that serve the young people of Rye from two to sixteen years of age, truly making us a 'local community college'. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of start points and a desire for all students to experience an exceptional education.

Our aim is to challenge every learner to exceed their own expectations of themselves; create a can-do culture and the resilience to excel; include all members of our community through shared endeavour; and nurture diverse skills, talents and abilities whilst celebrating excellence.

Since November 2018, Rye College has been part of Aquinas - an educational trust of eleven schools in the south-east; we believe our students will benefit enormously from our shared ambition to excel. We are proud to be working together with Aquinas to build on our reputation for supporting students in realising their potential and going on to lead fruitful and productive lives.

We look forward to leading Rye College on the next exciting stage of our development.

Arranging a visit to Rye College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hrassistant@ryecollege.co.uk.

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