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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Pay Grade 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are looking to appoint someone who:

  • Is ideally a practising Catholic, however, all applications will be considered on merit and we welcome non-Catholic applicants who will uphold and promote our Catholic faith and values.
  • Holds a Foundation Degree or previous experience as a successful HLTA.
  • Has specialist knowledge and skills, at advanced level about the National curriculum
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning
  • Can confidently plan schemes of work, deliver fabulous lessons and assess all subjects taught
  • Can inspire and challenge our highly motivated and enthusiastic children.
  • Has a positive outlook, a sense of humour and an ability to work with other professionals is essential.
  • Will work with children who have additional needs such as SEND and EAL
  • Has proven behaviour management experience
  • Is competent and confident with using ICT to plan and deliver teaching and learning
  • Is able to work within an agreed level of autonomy
  • Can be responsible for the management and deployment of other staff within the class.
  • Participate and lead in training, staff meetings & other learning activities, including performance development, as required

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A superb Catholic school which OFSTED rated as ‘Good’ in November 2021, offering an excellent T & L Curriculum
  • A happy, hardworking and supportive team staff team
  • Confident, happy and well behaved children
  • Fantastic CPD opportunities
  • Full coverage of entitled PPA time to plan, mark and assess lessons delivered.

Further details about the role

Our children want someone who:

  • Is kind and understanding
  • Is firm but fair
  • Delivers fun lessons and exciting learning
  • Will follow our Gospel virtues
  • Who is committed to our school and will live and breathe our mission statement.
  • Is smiley and happy
  • Can help them to bring out the best in themselves

Commitment to safeguarding

Our Lady and St Kenelm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and therefore the post is subject to an enhanced DBS statement.
We also conduct online searches for all posts in line with guidance from KCSIE 2023. Online searches are not part of the shortlisting process itself and candidates will have a chance to address any issues of concern that come up during the search at interview.
All references are followed up using a pre-interview safeguarding enquiry form if called to interview and if appointed a more thorough reference will be sought.

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About Our Lady and St Kenelm RC School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01384 816880

We are a much sought after, small one-form entry Catholic primary school in Halesowen.
We have strong links to the parish of Our Lady and St Kenelm as well as our sister church, Our Lady of Lourdes, Old Hill.
We are a dynamic, innovative staff who put the children at the heart of every decision we make. We work strongly as a team and excel in developing leaders at all levels.

Arranging a visit to Our Lady and St Kenelm RC School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@our-lady.dudley.sch.uk.

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