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This job expired on 3 March 2024

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade F point 14 - 19 actual salary £23614 - £25725 (27334 - 29777 full time equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a HLTA to support the EAL students by providing high quality language support to the students on arrival at the academy and to more advanced bilingual learners in the academy.

The successful candidate will:

  • assess the level of competence in English of individual students and provide tailored support.
  • work and plan collaboratively with the student's teachers providing language support specific to the curriculum.
  • Work intensively with individual students, small groups and support students to overcome barriers to language within the classroom.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with bilingual and minority ethnic learners.
  • Ideally hold a TEFL (English as a Foreign Language qualification)

Hanson serves the population of North Bradford incorporating the communities of Eccleshill, Idle, Wrose, Bolton Woods and Undercliffe, and provides access to all day learning opportunities for our families and our community.

Hanson is a larger than average 11 to 19 mixed comprehensive school with a good reputation in the City of Bradford. We have 1570 students on roll including 290 in the sixth form. We are committed to ensuring that talent is nurtured in a safe, orderly and stimulating learning environment. We believe that every child does matter and that by becoming fully involved in their learning, they will get the most out of their time with us and that their learning experiences will be both enjoyable and successful. We are immensely proud of the achievements of all our students and enjoy celebrating them as a school community.

There is a huge emphasis on high academic and personal achievement. We are committed to raising standards of achievement for all students and provide extra support for students throughout the educational spectrum. Hanson is a happy and supportive school which offers a range of educational, social and cultural opportunities to all its young people.

What the school offers its staff

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

Financial – offering unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals.

Lifestyle and Wellbeing – discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Motoring – access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*, discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.

Pension - excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme.

Personal and professional – we offer a range of training and development opportunities.

In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed prior to interview.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

Delta Academies Trust undertake to treat all applicants for posts fairly and not to discriminate unfairly against volunteers or paid staff who voluntarily reveal that they have a criminal conviction.

Therefore, we will consider job applicants who have a criminal record, However, our approach depends on the job, and whether it is covered by, or exempt from, the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. However, it is important to note that if we receive a high volume of applications, we may limit the numbers of interviews offered to people with and without a disability.

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 Hanson Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1638 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01274 776200

Arranging a visit to Hanson Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gammons@hanson.org.uk.

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