7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: Full Time Term Time Only 33.5 per week 39 weeks per year Mon - Fri 8.30- 3.30 (4.30 Wednesdays)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,982 - £33,592

Pay scale

£19,999 - £26,892 Pro Rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Learning Support Staff member required to join our Team!

Be part of our creative and passionate team as we plan the next step on our journey, and Grow, Learn and Flourish within GLF Schools.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a new HLTA/Cover Supervisor member to enable us to support growth and learning. At Lime tree, we pride ourselves on the commitment and dedication of the entire staff body and we proudly promote our passion and desire to assist in the educational development and enhancement of each and every child within our school. We are looking for individuals that are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to a career within education and childcare.

The successful candidates will work alongside and support the class teachers across the whole school to ensure that the children you are supporting are accessing the curriculum and making positive progress in all aspects of their learning. You will liaise closely to ensure that effective support is delivered, during class or play.

About Lime Tree Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Limetree, our cluster includes the following other schools; Southgate Primary School, Forge Wood Primary School, Kilnwood Vale Primary School, Greenway Junior School, Salfords Primary School, Merstham Primary School .

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development. We have an exciting opportunity for a learning support assistant to join our Ofsted rated ' Outstanding' Primary School Lime Tree Primary school opened in September 2013 and, since opening, we have had a lot of achievements to celebrate. The children, staff, parents and governors have all embraced the mission statement that is summarised in the strap line ‘Learning Together to Achieve Success’.

What we are looking for

  • To ensure effective teaching following the teacher’s planning so children learn as effectively as possible.
  • Clarifying and explaining instructions.
  • Ensuring the resources support the learning and the children are able to use equipment and materials provided.
  • Motivating and encouraging the children as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to children’s needs.
  • Be interested in a career within the school setting and working with children.
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
  • Be a confident and clear communicator.
  • Be committed to their development and learning.

What the school offers its staff

Why work at Lime Tree Primary School

  • A supportive and approachable senior management team.
  • An expanding network of Nurseries and Schools.
  • An exciting opportunity to grow and develop
  • Job satisfaction.
  • The opportunity to work in an expanding and developing Educational Trust, GLF.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

The Details

Hours: Full Time Term Time Only 33.5 per week 39 weeks per year Mon - Fri 8.30- 3.30 (4.30 Wednesdays)

Salary: GLF Specialist£24,982 - £33,592 FTE (pro rata £19,999 - £26,892 )

Start Date: Sep 2024

Closing date for applications: 31/07/2024

Interview date: We will interview as soon as we can once applications have been received, so we may close the application early.

We positively encourage informal visits and to showing you around our school. You are welcome to contact the school office to discuss anything in further detail.

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)
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.

Applying for the job

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About Lime Tree Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
436 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8716 4987

Arranging a visit to Lime Tree Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.sullivan@glfschools.org.

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