This job expired on 3 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
34 hours and 50 minutes per week for 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£22,183 to £24,491 per annum
Actual salary
£17,882 to £19,742 per annum

Job summary

LEARNING AND PROGRESS ASSISTANT

Salary: Grade 4 £17,882 to £19,742 per annum pro rota (FTE £22,183 - £24,491)

Hours: 34 hours 50 minutes per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract term: Permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

The School

Heritage High School is a happy, safe and stimulating place to work and learn and it is our determination to continually improve that sets us apart from other schools. We believe that learning should be fun, challenging and stimulating and the quality of our people lies at the heart of achieving our goals.

The Role

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen at Heritage High School for a Learning and Progress Assistant. If you are successful for this position, you will join a supportive faculty and work in partnership with teachers to support students learning with varying degrees of learning, behavioural, communication, social, sensory or physical difficulties. As part of this role, you will also be responsible for covering class planning work.

The person

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic hard-working and is passionate about supporting young people achieve their best. We are looking for a candidate who has experience of working with or coaching young people, that is confident in dealing with difficult behaviour with the courage to challenge students to be their best and reach their full potential while maintaining a clam working environment.

Why join us

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people.

We offer:

Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.25.
Free car parking.
An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
The ability to request flexible working.
Entry to a career average pension scheme.
A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.
Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

The closing date for applications is: 3 October 2021

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
934 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Heritage High School

Information about Heritage High School

Heritage High School is a thriving 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of our community. Staff at the school are committed to enabling students to push themselves towards their aspirations, and in return students are developing into increasingly mature learners and young adults. We are supported by a strong, effective and aspirational Governing Body.
The key to successful education is to ensure that teaching is consistently high quality across all curriculum areas and that learning is focused and purposeful. To make this happen we are working hard to develop effective, enquiring learners who have real aspiration and take ownership of their own learning.
We provide a core of traditional subjects from Y7 to Y11, and provide high quality guidance to all students on the next steps at post-16. Our facilities are of a high quality, boasting well equipped specialist areas housed in recently constructed buildings. Regular after school learning activities are offered together with wider enrichment opportunities, including residential visits abroad.
We are committed to providing the very best for the young people in our care.

Arranging a visit to Heritage High School

Please contact Heritage High School direct.

School location

Boughton Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4QG

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