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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12:21pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 5, £26,425 - £28,288 per annum. (Approximately £21,133 - £22,623 pro rata per annum (0.79972 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a highly motivated, skilled individual to take on the role of HLTA. The successful candidate will have a passion for helping children achieve their full potential in a team which values creativity, innovation and commitment, focusing on enabling children to learn well in engaging ways.

What will you do?

  • To support working relationship with the pupils, acting as role model and setting high expectations.
  • To support pupils with special educational needs through the delivery of specific learning programmes to contribute to setting individual education plan (IEHCP) targets and to reviews.
  • To monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities and note their progress towards targets.
  • To advance learning when working with individuals, small groups and whole classes without the presence of the assigned Teacher.
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals in liaison with the teacher to support the achievement and progress of pupils.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

What are we looking for?

  • HLTA status or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Experience of working with children with additional learning needs
  • Able to work collaboratively and cooperatively with colleagues
  • An understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role


What the school offers its staff

If you are an excellent practitioner with the ability to inspire and motivate students and the dedication to providing the best for each young person we would like to hear from you.

Avanti Park School is a Middle deemed Primary school with pupils from Reception to Year 8. The Avanti Schools Trust took over the school in November 2019 and the school has improved rapidly since this takeover.

The staff at Avanti Park School are passionate about the school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all the students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students.

You will be working as part of a team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our students.

This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

  • Educational excellence
  • Character formation
  • Spiritual insight

Why should you apply

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

You will be working in a fantastic environment, with:

  • a strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight
  • great opportunities for professional development
  • LGPS pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts
  • NUS Card
  • Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes
  • Cycle to work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes
  • plus many more

Further details about the role

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

Commitment to safeguarding

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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About Avanti Park School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 13
Education phase
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School size
488 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 13

Avanti Park is built on three areas: Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight. We are very proud of our inclusive, warm and caring approach. Strong relationships between staff and pupils are incredibly important to us and are key to ensuring that your children will flourish and reach their academic and social potential.

All staff at Avanti Park School work in partnership with parents to ensure that every child is prepared to meet their life challenges, with high standards in literacy and mathematics as well as memorable experiences in other curriculum areas such as arts, craft and whole school festival celebrations. Through our curriculum pupils will gain a reflective, compassionate understanding of themselves and the communities around them.

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