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This job expired on 13 November 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    13 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 July 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 27 hours per week, Mon to Fri

Contract type

Fixed term - One year

Pay scale

Grade F, SCP 12-17 (£12.70 - £13.91)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs) are members of a multi-disciplinary team working under the supervision and general direction of a qualified teacher. The postholder will contribute to a wide range of teaching and learning activities. Assist and support the work of qualified teachers with individual pupils.

It is essential to have a HLTA qualification.

The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a team to support the learning and welfare of pupils in school.

Please see job description and person spec for full details.

What the school offers its staff

The school will offer all successful applicants:

  • A school committed to your continuing professional development
  • The support and expertise of our experienced and established team
  • Training will be provided as appropriate

  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Further details about the role

One-year fixed term contract

27 hours per week, to be worked across Monday to Friday

38 weeks per year, term time only

The Application Process

Applications must be made on the school’s application form. Applications must be made on the school’s application form which can be found on the schools website -Vacancies | (fernmid.dorset.sch.uk)

Please ensure a full work history is completed including any gaps of employment and two referees are given. Please note Ferndown Middle School does not accept CVs in place of an application form. Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted.

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Please return your completed application form by the closing date to Mrs Shield, Heads PA, mshield@fernmid.dorset.sch.uk

The Castleman Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share anddemonstrate this commitment.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the Person Specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check, an online search on shortlisted applicants, satisfactory references and a health check.

Queries

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Michele Shield on 01202 876556 or email mshield@fernmid.dorset.sch.uk

Visits to the School

If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment. To gain a greater understanding of our school values, curriculum offer and premises, please visit our school website and refer to the application pack.


Commitment to safeguarding

The Castleman Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the Person Specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check, online search, satisfactory references and a health check.

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About Ferndown Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
595 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01202 876556

Ferndown Middle School is part of the Castleman Academy Trust – a Trust which prides itself on putting children first always and puts its values of Respect, Independence, Creativity and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

It is the staff in our academies who make our schools vibrant places of learning – who do all they can to make sure our children become confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens. Our staff want to make a real difference to the lives of the children they work with and are learners themselves who relish professional development opportunities.

Working in a Castleman Academy Trust school, you will be working with other forward thinkers, who see possibilities and are optimistic. You will have the support of like-minded colleagues and together we will ensure everyone has a great work life balance. Being part of the Castleman Academy Trust means there are a whole host of opportunities for you to develop and flourish.

Ferndown Middle School is situated in Ferndown adjacent to Ferndown First and Ferndown Upper Schools. The school has up to 600 pupils, covering the age range 9 to 13 years old (year groups 5 to 8). The school is part of the Castleman Academy Trust.

Arranging a visit to Ferndown Middle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mshield@fernmid.dorset.sch.uk.

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