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  • Job start date

    1 February 2023

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 36 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days (Hours negotiable minimum 20 hours)

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 Months

Actual salary

£22,459 - £24,638, based on 36 hours per week

Pay scale

Band 8, SCP 17-22

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Recent and successful experience in a relevant setting
  • Experience of working with children with a range of abilities and needs
  • Experience as a Teaching Assistant / Cover Supervisor
  • Knowledge and understanding of child development and teaching strategies
  • Curriculum knowledge in relation to age and ability range
  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • Ability to relate well and work effectively with children and adults.
  • Initiative to develop own practice and advance pupil learning
  • Understand varying needs of pupils and how to overcome barriers to learning
  • Understanding of SEND
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Work constructively as a part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to use IT and relevant software effectively to support learning
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and guidance and awareness of relevant legislation

What the school offers its staff

Beckfoot Trust schools work in partnership with a shared ambition to provide outstanding education for our students. We highly value the need for psychological safety and belonging and we regularly train all our staff on what that means. We value authenticity and honesty and celebrate what makes individuals and organisations unique. We authentically value staff through specific praise, recognising what they do to make a difference to the lives of young people on a daily basis. We demonstrate we are morally committed to achieving true diversity throughout our whole organisation as well as believing that commonality binds us together. We find ways of reducing unnecessary workload for all and we promote wellbeing and a healthy and safe work environment in all our schools, providing access to wellness advice, lifestyle benefits and free expert and confidential counselling through our employee assistance programme. Beckfoot Trust provides clarity of expectations, always precisely modelling what we want so that there is no ambiguity and gives dedicated time to collective efficacy.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful staff will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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About Beckfoot Thornton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1290 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01274 881082

Arranging a visit to Beckfoot Thornton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email clustervacancies@beckfootthornton.org.

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