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  • Start date details

    A.S.A.P

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,452 - £22,012pro rata (£22,437 - £24,148 fte.)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Always oversubscribed, we are expanding our school so that more local families can experience the excellent education offered here at Admiral Lord Nelson School for over two decades! Therefore, we wish to extend our Student Support team. You will be working closely with the Assistant Headteacher: Inclusivity to deliver lessons to classes in the absence of their usual teacher. This role is for those that enjoy a challenge, working with students and doing something different every day. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable.

If you are ambitious and looking to take the next step, we will invest in your development and offer rapid career progression.

Admiral Lord Nelson School is a learning community where every member of staff understands the difference that they can make to our students’ outcomes. We expect all staff to be actively involved in the personal development of our young people and to show full commitment to their own and the school’s professional development.

Admiral Lord Nelson School and its Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; and they expect all staff to share this commitment.

Key Purposes:

  • To provide cover.
  • To deliver lessons to classes in the absence of their usual subject teacher.
  • To assist teachers in their preparation and delivery of the curriculum.
  • To provide administrative support across the curriculum.
  • To deliver Learning Development and Accelerated Reader lessons.
  • To provide support to students so they are empowered to successfully manage their own learning beyond lessons.
  • To be a tutor and play an active role in the establishment of their House ethos.
  • To promote restorative practice at every opportunity, in meetings and communications, with parents, students and colleagues, to maintain the strong, inclusive ethos of the school.




What the school offers its staff

A great way to start in education is by starting as a teaching assistant. Full training is provided with lots of opportunities for development and progress. These roles are often a springboard to teaching should you consider this to be your professional development avenue. In addition, this is a great opportunity to shape young people’s futures, receive immense job satisfaction in a highly rewarding career, invest in your future and gain experience at Admiral Lord Nelson School.

Salterns Academy Trust is a learning community where every member of staff is motivated by the positive difference they will make to the personal development and the futures of our young people of Portsmouth. It was formed when Admiral Lord Nelson School became a converter academy in April 2014 and sponsored Trafalgar School, which is now our thriving partner Secondary School in Portsmouth.

You willbe joining a well-established, innovative team, who enjoy working together, supporting each other to provide and assist teachers in the preparation and delivery of the curriculum.

Sharing good practice is commonplace amongst all teams in our school and our professional learning programme will give you the chance to support colleagues across the school as they really think about how best to build relationships with students and with each other, focusing on restorative practice and further developing our core values of high expectations, inclusivity and wellbeing. We pride ourselves on helping great support staff become the best they can be no matter where they are in their career and as a Lead Teaching Assistant you will play a role in the development of staff within the team and across the school at all stages of their careers.

If you are ambitious and looking to take the next step, we will invest in your development and offer rapid career progression.



Further details about the role

Salterns Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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)
medical
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.

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About Admiral Lord Nelson School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1173 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
023 9236 4536

Always oversubscribed, we are expanding our school so that more local families can experience the excellent education offered here at Admiral Lord Nelson School for over two decades! Therefore, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Science teacher who works well in a team. We are looking for a specialist with strong subject knowledge, who quickly builds relationships with students and breaks down barriers to learning. We want a teacher who inspires children to achieve their potential and loves to see their students experiencing the joy of success every day in their learning!

Salterns Academy Trust is a learning community where every member of staff understands the difference they can make to our students’ outcomes, both academically and to their personal development. Our commitment to being a UNICEF Rights Respecting School is at the heart of our inclusive ethos and curriculum, with mutually respectful relationships forming the foundation of our happy, successful school. At Admiral Lord Nelson School, we work collegiately with our partner school, Trafalgar School in the pursuit of excellence in Science education so that we are significantly improving the life chances of all of our young people in Portsmouth.

We have a national reputation for being a truly inclusive school with excellent standards and principled curriculum design, having a very high Ebacc entry. Our deep-rooted and longstanding commitment to being a UNICEF Rights Respecting School led to us being the only school invited to a garden party with all the Soccer Aid celebrities hosted by the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street and we have recently been reaccredited with UNICEF RRS Gold Award status in recognition of our ambassadorial work. We are equally passionate about promoting creativity across all aspects of our curriculum, for which we were the first school in England to hold a Triple Artsmark Platinum Award and were designated the TES Creative School of the Year for 2019. This is a genuinely exciting school to be part of, morally driven by our core values of Inclusivity, Wellbeing and High Expectations; we really do value our staff and place the voice of our incredible students at the heart of all we do!

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