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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 33 Hours Per Week, Term Time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Level 7, Actual Salary £22,444 - £24,468

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Sneyd Academy, part of the Alpha Academies Trust, are offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, skilled HLTA to join our friendly and professional team. Sneyd Academy is a caring, inclusive and supportive academy. The needs of our children are at the heart of everything we do. They are bright, lively and enjoy coming to the Academy. We are on a positive journey and are proud of the rapid improvements we have made. If you wish to join our good academy, then please come, and see for yourself.

Sneyd Academy are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner who is able to engage and inspire our children, delivering high quality learning experiences which impact positively on the children’s knowledge and outcomes. We are looking for a practitioner who can deliver pre-prepared whole class lessons across the Academy and who will have the highest expectations for every child in terms of their success and behaviour and attitude. We require someone who will absorb our ethos and values and immerse themselves into the life and success of SneydAcademy, together with an outward looking approach to working as part of The Alpha Academies Trust.

The successful candidate will have the strongest commitment and passion to continue to drive the success of the Academy forward, be a very motivated team player in a highly effective staffing team, be able to demonstrate exemplary primary classroom practice and expect excellence from our children, be a team player and be a strong advocate for change and champion Academy improvement.


What the school offers its staff

The Trust offers a benefits package which includes a good pension scheme with a current employer contribution of 25.2%, discounted gym membership for on-site gyms and a 30% discount at Nuffield Health Stoke Fitness & Wellbeing Gym, free on-site parking, subsidised meals and a Cyclescheme. We also offer an Employee Assistance Programme through Care first including counselling services.

Further details about the role

The Academy is part of The Alpha Academies Trust, and the Trust was established to create a network of primary and secondary academies in North Staffordshire. Our purpose is to deliver a first-class education for every child and overcome inequality. This means that we recruit outstanding staff and make their professional development a number one priority.

Alpha Academies Trust is a Disability Confident Employer which means that it has made commitments to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities. Should you require any reasonable adjustments during any point of the application process, please contact our HR/Recruitment Team at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk to discuss.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as an online social media check along with other stringent vetting and induction processes. Please note, references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates prior to the interview.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. To apply, visit our website's vacancies page at https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/. Click on 'Explore Available Opportunities,' find the vacancy you wish to apply for, and simply click on the 'Apply Now' button at the top of the page, which will direct you to the Alpha Academies Trust vacancy portal. If you're already registered, please log in to submit your application. New users can register using the sign-up option and proceed to submit their application. Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment

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 Sneyd Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
573 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01782 234460

Arranging a visit to Sneyd Academy

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

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