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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

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Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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What skills and experience we're looking for

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

In return we offer:

What the school offers its staff

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 groups and other Transform Trust initiatives• Calm and purposeful learning environments• Friendly, polite, well behaved children who deserve the very best• 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

Zaytouna Primary School is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced, highly motivated, and dedicated Level 4 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.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.

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)
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 Zaytouna Primary School

School type
Free School, Muslim, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01332 383379

We are an exciting and happy school community who are committed to #DoingThingsDifferently. From our curriculum to our enrichment offer, our approach to professional development to our partnerships with the local community, we’re striving for innovation and excellence. We believe that school should develop a child’s mind, body and soul. This drives every decision that we make and we’re proud that we are able to offer this entitlement to all of our children. It’s what we care passionately about. We also know that to fulfil this, we need to ensure that mental and physical health and wellbeing is at our core. For our children and our adults. You’ll see this reflected in everything that we do.
We’re proud to be a school of Islamic distinctiveness – you’ll see that our QIS offer enriches our children to be the best versions of themselves. It’s what makes our school a genuine family community. This together with our comprehensive development of our core British Values means that our children are being well supported to become informed, critical thinkers of the future.
We are ambitious and unapologetic about what we do at Zaytouna. It’s based on what we believe to be important and on the future that we want for ourselves and our children. We make sure however that we have as much fun as we can along the way!

Arranging a visit to Zaytouna Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email JoanneRobottom@zaytounaprimary.co.uk.

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