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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - To 31/8/2025

Pay scale

Grade F Points 14 to 19 (£27,334 to £29,777 Full Time Equivalent) subject to pro rata. The minimum actual pro rata salary per annum for this job starts at £20,423.47.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Responsibilities

1. You will plan and prepare lessons with teachers, participating in all stages of the planning cycle, including lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/plans
2. You will develop and prepare resources for learning activities in accordance with lesson plans and in response to student need
3. You will contribute to the planning of opportunities for pupils to learn in out-of-school contexts in line with academy policies and procedures
4. You will teach whole classes covering PPA, within an agreed system of supervision and within a pre-determined lesson framework
5. You will provide detailed verbal and written feedback on lesson content, student responses to learning activities and student behaviour to teachers and pupils
6. You will motivate and progress pupils’ learning by using clearly structured, interesting teaching and learning activities
7. You will be familiar with lesson plans, individual education plan (IEP) targets and learning objectives
8. You will be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
9. You will promote and support the inclusion of pupils, including those with specific needs, both in learning activities and within the classroom 10. You will use behaviour management strategies in line with the academy’s behaviour policy to contribute to a purposeful learning environment and encourages pupils to interact and work cooperatively with others
11. You will progress pupils’ learning in a range of classroom settings, in accordance with arrangements made by the Principal including working with individuals, small groups and whole classes where the assigned teacher is not present
12. You will organise and safely manage the appropriate learning environment and resources
13. You will promote and reinforce student self-esteem and independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement and self-reliance
14. You will assist the teacher in encouraging acceptance and integration of pupils with special needs, or from different cultures and/or with English as an additional language
15. You will support the role of parents in pupils’ learning and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on student progress, achievement and behaviour, maintaining sensitivity and confidentiality at all times
16. You will work with teachers, to evaluate pupils’ progress through a range of assessment activities
17. You will assess pupils’ responses to learning tasks and where appropriate, modify methods to meet individual and/or group needs
18. You will monitor student participation and progress and provide constructive feedback to pupils in relation to their progress and achievement
19. You will contribute to programmes of observation and assessment as planned by the teacher and provide reports, evaluations and other information to assist in the provision of appropriate support for specific children
20. You will provide support for pupils’ pastoral needs
21. You will provide physical support and maintain personal equipment used by pupils at the academy
22. You will foster and maintain constructive and supportive relationships with parents/carers, exchanging appropriate information, facilitating their support for their child’s attendance, access and learning, and supporting home to school and community links
23. You will supervise pupils at times other than during lessons according to the academy’s duty arrangements
24. You will support teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
25. You will assist teachers by receiving instructions directly from professional or specialist support staff involved in the student’s education. These may include social workers, health visitors, language support staff, speech therapists, educational therapists, educational psychologists and physiotherapists.


26. You will be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, inclusion, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person without delay.
27. You will participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
28. You will ensure you carry out your role in a way that demands high standards whilst supporting inclusion and welcoming diverse thinking. 29. You will ensure strict confidentiality in all areas of work.
30. You will work and process personal and sensitive information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR).
31. You will ensure work is conducted in a way that protects the safety and security of information (e.g., strong passwords, reporting breaches, securing paper records, securely disposing of records).
32. You will understand and comply with the statutory guidance regarding safeguarding of children, always ensuring the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare, reporting any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Officer at once.
33. You will always comply with the Trust’s policies and procedures.
34. You will undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.

What the school offers its staff

  • Holiday Entitlement: minimum 35 days(subject to pro rata if working part time and dependent upon salary and continuous service) including statutory Bank Holidays.
  • Financial:offeringunlimitedaccess to a huge range ofdiscountson holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.
  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing:discounted & flexiblegymmemberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme,free annual flu jaband 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Motoring:access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*,discounted vehicle repairsand discounts on car/van hire.
  • Pension: excellentemployer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Personal and professional: we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

Commitment to safeguarding

Morley Place is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all workers, volunteers and employees to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Record with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
It is an offence to apply for the role if an applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children (where the role involves this type of regulated activity).
A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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About Morley Place Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
296 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01709 302340

We are a KS2 academy in Conisbrough, Doncaster, who really value the support of our whole school community and work relentlessly to ensure that every child reaches their full potential. Morley Place Academy is a school where children are valued and parents are welcomed as partners in their child’s learning.

The school’s aim is to provide a quality education for all and we strive to maintain a friendly, yet challenging environment where every child is given the opportunity to achieve their full potential. We strongly believe in the importance of each pupil as an individual and that ‘every child matters’. In this way, the pupils remain at the heart of everything we do.

We strive to build upon the successes of the school and continue to raise standards in order to meet and exceed national expectations. We have a dedicated staff team that are committed to providing the very best possible education for all of our pupils. By working together with children, parents and carers, we aim to provide a school that is full of memorable & worthwhile experiences, that will enable them to be both ‘secondary ready’ and lifelong learners.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@morleyplace.org.uk.

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