HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2NJ

12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    10 June 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2022

Job details

Key stages

KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£17,186.00- £21,491.83

HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant) job summary

Ref: SCH-PAT-0143

Required for September 2022

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 - 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Pupils are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School. The candidate will be responsible for complementing the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities, which may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals or groups.

This is a permanent, 32.5 hours per week, term time plus five days contract equating to 195 working days per year.

Grade 6, SCP 12 – 17 unqualified (£22,571 - £24,920 per annum reduced to £17,186.00 - £18,974.58 per annum due to term time plus and part time hours)

Grade 7, SCP 18 – 23 qualified (£25,419 - £28,226 per annum, reduced to £19,354.53 - £21,491.83 per annum due to term time plus and part time hours)

The school can offer:

• hard-working and highly committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what pupils can achieve.
• a supportive Trust as your employer that are strongly committed to providing high quality CPD and career progression.
• significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues in this school and across the Trust.
• the opportunity to work with ambitious and inspirational leaders.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

• has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.
• will make a difference in changing children’s life chances.
• has the skills and abilities to support children of all abilities and personal needs.
• can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
• has the ability to form effective relationships with pupils and parents/carers.

To apply for this role and view a job specification please visit the Trust website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies

For further information regarding this role, or to arrange a visit to the school (depending on current Covid-19 restrictions) please contact 01977 723495.

Completed application forms should be submitted on the system by the closing date of 09:00am on Friday 8th July 2022.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Applying for the job

To apply for this role and view a job specification please visit the Trust website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies

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Supporting documents

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About Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
343 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Orchard Head is a proud member of the Pontefract Academies Trust, which comprises of six primaries and two secondary schools all located within the Pontefract district. Orchard Head has around 350 pupils, including a thriving nursery.

Here at Orchard Head, we aspire to be a happy, vibrant and successful school community. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our staff work hard to instil an early love for learning; they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling our children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals.

Our curriculum is designed to equip children with the knowledge, understanding and basic skills that they will need as they continue their learning journey through primary education and beyond. We value the development of our children’s personal, social and academic skills, firmly believing that these will help them to achieve success in all aspects of their future lives as citizens in modern Britain.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

For further information regarding this role, or to arrange a visit to the school (depending on current Covid-19 restrictions) please contact 01977 723495.

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