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HLTA (Alternative Provision) - George Pindar School, Scarborough

George Pindar School, Scarborough

Job details

Job role
Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Grade G (13- 18 £22,021 - £24,313 FTE)

Job summary

Our Opportunity

Following an internal move we are looking to appoint into the post of HLTA (higher level teaching assistant) to be based in our ARC provision.
Our ARC programme adopts a ‘school within a school’ approach and supports our students who are at risk of exclusion in mainstream lessons. We offer them a tailored curriculum and education offer in partnership with our partners ASPIRE from the Sentamu Academy Learning Trust.

As our new HLTA you will join a team of highly trained individuals who look after, understand and discipline children in their tutor group, forming important relationships with parents and carers and contacting home every day.
Full training will be provided by our partners at ASPIRE to support you further with behaviour management and diagnostic skills.

You will:
• Have previous experience in this type of role or with children and young people
• Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all students
• Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children
• Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.
• Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience
• Work well as part of a team
• Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written

Employee benefits

Overview and career development recruitment incentives:

• An opportunity to join a school that is rapidly improving
• Tailored coaching programmes within our supportive and nurturing network
• Bespoke training packages for support staff
• Friendly and caring schools where all stakeholders work together for the benefit of the children
• A high level of support from staff and colleagues within the Hope Learning Trust
• Motivated, dedicated staff and a committed, active and supportive Trust Board
• Improving schools which support students to aspire to the very best, with a broad and balanced curriculum offer, collaborative learning and a wide range of extra-curricular activities
• A commitment to professional development and advancement opportunities within a growing MAT.

We are proud to be a coastal partner along with our fellow 8 secondary schools and we believe we have a unique opportunity for colleagues to grow, develop and thrive in their career as part of our coastal community. For more information on our Coastal Offer, Coastal Charter and how you can make a difference by teaching on the Yorkshire Coast please visit www.teachyc.co.uk

Applying for the job

Application process

The date of commencement for this post will be September 2020 and the closing date for all applications is Monday 6th July 2020

Application process

For an application pack and an application form for all our roles please visit our website http://georgepindarschool.org/ and click on vacancies.

For an informal chat you are welcome to contact James at james.annetts@northyorks.gov.uk or call 01609 534930 / 07966 261249

Please send your application back to James.

Virtual Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance satisfactory references and right to work check

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
643 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About George Pindar School

‘Come and be #proudtobepindar’

George Pindar School is an 11-16 secondary situated in Scarborough and we are a community school where our colleagues are #proudtobepindar. We are a school with low staff turnover, high staff satisfaction and we are looking positively to the future. We are within commutable distance from Filey, Driffield, Malton and York
We are a proud member of the Hope Learning Trust family of schools along with our coastal partner Graham School. You will join a committed staff body, who with the tailored support from our Trust are making George Pindar a school our community can be proud of.

We are an inclusive school with a healthy intake in Year 7 and we have the highest aspirations for our students to achieve their very best and grow both as individuals and as members of their community. The development of the whole child forms an integral part of our vision; we want the best for every student at George Pindar School irrespective of their background. We value honesty, high aspirations, mutual respect and resilience. We work together as #TeamGPS to ensure that every member of our community can strive for success.

Arranging a visit to George Pindar School

For an informal chat you are welcome to contact James at james.annetts@northyorks.gov.uk or call 01609 534930 / 07966 261249

School location

Moor Lane, Scarborough, YO11 3LW

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