HLTA (Maternity Cover)

Ashwood Spencer Academy, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8FT

4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    9 January 2023

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Until July 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £20943 and £22535 depending on experience

Pay scale

NJC 12 - NJC16

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualities we are looking for:

  • Have a sense of humour
  • Have a ‘whatever it takes attitude’ to remove barriers to learning
  • Experience in working with pupils with a wide range of needs, including those with learning difficulties, autism and ADHD
  • Good communicator and can use your own initiative
  • Have well developed, positive behaviour management skills
  • Able to prepare materials for supporting learners
  • Patient, inspiring, caring and sensitive towards the needs of vulnerable children

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • A collaborative ethos, working with other schools and colleagues to develop day to day practice
  • High quality CPD
  • A chance to be part of an exciting journey
  • Children who are kind, warm and enthusiastic about their learning
  • High quality CPD through our Trust’s two Teaching Schools, Research School and National Maths Hub status
  • The support of a high performing and diverse academy Trust, comprising primary, secondary and special education provision
  • Rich and varied career development opportunities


Commitment to safeguarding

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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About Ashwood Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
576 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01332 348356

Ashwood Spencer Academy part of Spencer Academies Trust Amber Street, Derby, DE24 8FT. Ashwood is a friendly primary academy in the Southern Derbyshire community of Osmaston. The Principal is Mrs Baines-Chambers. Children are welcomed from early years through to 11 We are dedicated to providing exemplary teaching and learning for all our children. Our DREAM curriculum ensures creativity is at its heart- encouraging oracy, tolerance and collaboration. Our aim is to develop respectful individuals, who aspire to follow their DREAMs. Ashwood is a magical place that offers enriching experiences within a loving and stimulating environment. At Ashwood we value our close relationships with our parents, governors and the community; working in partnership to enable our pupils to have the best possible start in their educational journey. Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor,which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. We have a successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning which ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. The Trust mission statement reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 17 schools (8 Secondary and 9 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire: Vision Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders. We Believe:  All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.  Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.  We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Arranging a visit to Ashwood Spencer Academy

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