25 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year temporary moving to permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Starting at £27,852 with incremental increases to £30,151

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are a large Church of England Junior school, in an area of high deprivation, often working in challenging situations and with Christian values at the heart of all we do. The Governors of St Thomas’ are looking for a highly motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) with status, to join our supportive team temporary for one year with the possibility of a permanent contract.

We are committed to giving children the best start in life and are looking for someone committed to helping children achieve academic and emotional progress through an enriched and lively curriculum.

The position will involve teaching, planning and delivering to a whole class, group and individual interventions. Experience as a qualified HLTA working in this manner is essential. Experience of working with children with behavioural needs is also desirable. The role includes the delivery of small group interventions, whole class teaching and planning.

In order to promote and support effective learning, you will work collaboratively with teaching staff and contribute to the planning and delivery of quality teaching and the management of resources. Any key stage specialism will be considered.

Applicants should be confident in working across Key Stage 2 and enjoy working as a team.

What the school offers its staff

Well-being package, laptop and resources, continued CPD, a safe and professional environment.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Thomas CE (VC) Junior School is committed to the safeguarding of children and take all safeguarding extremely seriously. The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information. Successful candidates will also need to complete safeguarding courses provided by the school.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to businessmanager@stthomasfeatherstone.co.uk

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Featherstone Purston St Thomas Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
356 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

On behalf of the children, staff and governors may I offer you a warm welcome to St Thomas CE (VC) Junior school. We are incredibly proud of everyone at our school, and the rich and varied curriculum that we strive to offer to our children. The needs of our children are always at the forefront of all that we do and we aim to work closely with parents building positive relationships that help contribute to our work. In our school, children receive the gift of education within a culture that values their individuality and prepares them effectively as lifelong learners. This is summarised in our school motto – “The heart of education is education of the heart.” Our Vision of ‘We Teach, We Learn We Care as Jesus did” alongside Christian Values provides the framework for all aspects of school life and underpins the daily experience for everyone in our school. With my very best wishes Cathy Hampshire - Headteacher

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