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  • Start date details

    4th September 2023 or sooner if available

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£12.70-£13.91 per hour

Pay scale

Scale 5 NJC 12-17

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have real passion for working with children

  • Be fully committed to the school ethos that every child can “Shine like a Star” through high expectations, personal development and excellent enrichment opportunities

  • Understand the needs of a diverse community and the challenges this may bring

  • Have excellent reading, writing and numeracy skills

  • Be passionate about developing exciting learning experiences for children

  • Have a thirst for developing your own learning and understanding
  • Provide interventions for groups of children as directed by the class teacher

  • Be committed to team building and working alongside parents

  • Be organised

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and value working as a key member of a team

  • Be totally inclusive in approach

  • Have the ability to use mobile technologies such as iPads

What the school offers its staff

    • A welcoming, friendly school where everyone is valued;
    • Charismatic children who enjoy school and learning new skills;
    • A supportive and knowledgeable Leadership Team and Governing Body;
    • A commitment to continued professional development and support.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, we carry out pre-employment checks and screening. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks. Stockport Council – Valuing diversity

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    About Whitehill Primary School

    School type
    Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    203 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    3 to 11
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    Whitehill is a forward-thinking school that places the academic, personal and social skills at the heart of everything we do. The school was judged by Ofsted as Good in December 2018. We are looking for a HLTA to join our well-established team in order to support our pupils in their learning following the recent school closures. This role will involve supporting in the classroom, differentiated teaching, covering classes (including PPA) and leading interventions/catch-up in Key Stage 2. This role would suit a highly experienced teaching assistant or a recently qualified teacher looking to gain school experience before embarking on their teaching career.

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    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@whitehill.stockport.sch.uk.

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