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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24948-£27852 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will:

  • Be an excellent Specialist/ Higher Level Teaching Assistant, who loves working with children
  • be able to provide creative, inspiring and enriching learning opportunities;
  • possess and use appropriate skills to undertake those activities necessary to meet the physical, emotional and educational needs of individuals and groups of children, including those with special needs
  • be an enthusiastic classroom practitioner with a positive attitude and high expectations of pupils’ attainment and behaviour
  • have high expectations of pupils’ achievements and a commitment to excellent standards;
  • work well as part of a team
  • be enthusiastic, energetic and committed to making learning exciting;
  • have excellent communication skills with children and adults

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network ground and other Transform Trust initiatives
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
  • Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust

Further details about the role

Lawn Primary School is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced, highly motivated, and dedicated Level 3 Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to support teaching and learning in the classroom to maximise the participation of our children. The role will include working with the class teachers to create a stimulating learning environment through excellent classroom practice, plan and deliver intervention sessions for key groups of children and when required provide teacher and PPA cover, delivering high quality lessons following the planning given.

Lawn Primary School is an outstanding nurturing primary school with 425 pupils. We are located in a leafy Suburb of Derby with extensive grounds and buildings.

We warmly welcome applications from those who are passionate about making a real difference to the lives of children and thrives on challenging themselves and others to keep on improving. Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking.

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About Lawn Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
425 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

We have a very talented and committed teaching and support staff team who offer the children many different ways to excel and achieve. The school curriculum is differentiated to provide challenge for our more able pupils and support for those with any special educational needs. We have an extensive range of extra-curricular activities that provide an extra dimension to the opportunities for learning. We are continually developing our technological facilities to ensure that all of our pupils can access and benefit from the digital learning environment. Our mission statement “DREAM, BELIEVE, ACHIEVE” reflects our understanding and beliefs. It promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school. This leads to a consistently high level of pupil achievement, preparing pupils for the challenges, opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life. Mental health and wellbeing plays a vital role in education and impact on our students’ learning. This academic year the school is committed to working towards the School Mental Health Award. This is supported by the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University who say: “The Department for Education recognises the direct link between positive mental health in schools and successful educational outcomes; the Mental Health Award for Schools builds on this link and provides a framework for educational institutions to evidence policies and initiatives that work towards improving emotional health and wellbeing for both staff and pupils.” for more information about our school please check out our website http://www.lawn.derby.sch.uk/

Arranging a visit to Lawn Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email m.hennessy@lawn.derby.sch.uk.

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