Higher Level Teaching Assistant The Arbours Primary Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job description

The Arbours Primary Academy is now recruiting for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.

Working under the direction and within an agreed system of supervision from a qualified teacher. To complement the teachers’ delivery of the national curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and school policies and strategies.

To undertake specified timetabled teaching duties as agreed with the Headteacher. To work collaboratively with the teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also to supervise whole classes occasionally during the short-term absence of teachers, including PPA.

To provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils (e.g. SEN, EAL, GT, all underachieving groups), by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes, and to encourage pupils to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.

Essential educational requirements

Minimum ‘C’ grade or better in Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent.

Essential qualifications

Have HLTA status (or intention to gain HLTA status upon appointment) or equivalent qualification or experience.

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for a confident and caring HLTA who is committed to raising the achievement of all our pupils. We are looking for a candidate with good teaching skills, excellent behaviour management skills and is a great team player. You will need to be flexible and be able to teach in all classes across the school as needed.

The ability to provide support for all pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
Promote good behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with the agreed school policies.
The ability to undertake pupil record keeping as requested.
The ability to plan and deliver structured teaching and learning activities.

Employee benefits

NJC 19 - 22 PRO RATA
Actual Salary £ 14,936.25 - £16,186.70
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
An excellent provision for your professional development.

About The Arbours Primary Academy

St Gregory's Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 3QF
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