This job expired on 18 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    18 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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What skills and experience we're looking for

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Can you support pupils with their learning and personal development?

Pound Hill Infant Academy is looking to recruit a highly-motivated and innovative Higher Level Teaching Assistant who can demonstrate a love of supporting children with learning, to join their friendly and hard-working team.

The role will be to provide support for pupils’ learning throughout the academy, by facilitating group activities and working with children in classes, including covering classes, as required.​​​​​​​

The key skills and knowledge required for this role include:

  • Confidence and clear communication; the ability to build strong relationships with pupils and colleagues
  • Well-organised, resourceful and flexible, and able to think on their feet
  • A clear understanding of how children learn and how to adapt tasks to suit their needs
  • ​​​​​​​Experience in establishing positive relationships with students and the ability to empathise with their needs​​​​​​
  • To have or be working towards HLTA Qualification

For full details of this opportunity, please download the job description and person specification, and our candidate pack.

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience,dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving
  • Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
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About Pound Hill Infant Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
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School size
261 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Phone number
01293 873975

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

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