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  • Start date details

    July 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,741.00 - £20,064.00 Annually (FTE) G12-14 - £18,741 to £20,064 (DOE)

Reading & Vocabulary Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

READING & VOCABULARY HIGHER LEVEL TECHING ASSISTANT

LAWN MANOR ACADEMY

Actual Salary: G12-14 - £18,741 to £20,064

Type of role: Permanent, 30 hours per week (08.30 to 15.30 - 39 weeks)

As a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely alongside class teachers to deliver engaging lessons and support our pupils. You will also support Teaching Assistants delivering literacy interventions in Connect and EAL faculties.

The successful applicant, you will have:

  • Evidence of HLTA status (or willingness to undertake training)
  • Experience of working as a TA or equivalent
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Resourceful, patient and resilient
  • Presence in the classroom
  • Ability to work in a team and alone
  • Excellent communications skills

Behavior Management

  • Detailed knowledge of special needs
  • Understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities
  • Empathetic approach to learning
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Full details can be found in the recruitment pack.

Ascend Learning Trust creates a sense of belonging for everyone. All our young people receive a holistic, world class education regardless of where they come from or their life challenges. They will leave their Ascend community with outcomes that opens doors to a fulfilling and successful future.

If you want to be a part of this, and work alongside ambitious, compassionate, and dedicated people we welcome your application. Our mission is to develop and retain high quality professional who relentlessly pursue the Ascend vision.

Together we will foster a culture of compassion and inclusivity with high expectations and standards for all. Where horizons are limitless, and education is unmissable.

Together we Belong, Believe, Become.

We also offer an excellent staff benefit package which include discounts on high street stores, restaurants, cinemas and gyms as well as having a wellbeing hub and a cycle to work scheme. Examples of great discounts currently on offer include:

  • 10% off Eyewear
  • 20% off Gym Membership
  • 25% off monthly subscription to online gym memberships
  • Hundreds of offers and discounts and cashback on local and national stores
  • On site flu vaccinations
  • Teachers and Wiltshire Pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave for support staff up to 31 days + 8 bank holidays per year (with 5 years’ service)

Please note if we receive sufficient applications, we may close this job role earlier.

At Ascend Learning Trust, we believe in the power of diversity to drive innovation, foster creativity, and create a workplace that truly reflects the richness of the world around us. We are excited to welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to join our dynamic team.

Reasonable adjustments are modifications or accommodations made to ensure that individuals with disabilities or specific needs can perform their job duties effectively. We embrace the idea that everyone should have equal opportunities to succeed, and our aim is to make this a reality. If you need any assistance completing your application, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 781485 or alternatively you can email recruitment@ascendlearning.org.uk

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

We believe that within each child there is a real potential to achieve and that as teachers, it is our job to ensure that this potential is met through their academic studies and high expectations.

Lawn Manor Academy is an all-ability school, and we place great emphasis on inclusive education. We have an excellent pastoral care system to support pupils and the community. We offer a rounded curriculum to suit children of all abilities with excellent facilities to support this. We take pride in the focus we give to each child as an individual and how we help them to develop and grow to achieve well and be a good citizen.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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About Lawn Manor Academy

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

Lawn Manor Academy is a rewarding and friendly environment to work in with staff who always put the children first and are dedicated to ‘Inspiring and Creating Futures for All’. The school itself has undergone a period of rapid change over the last few years and this post is an opportunity to shape the school as we enter our next chapter.

Our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) are an established team consisting of Headteacher, two Deputy Headteachers and three Assistant Headteachers.

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