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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Actual salary £20,808 -£22,674

What skills and experience we're looking for

Haxby Road Primary Academy have an exciting opportunity to recruit for a hardworking and experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant, this is to work across the ERP including the Lakeside Primary Academy site, supporting classes during PPA time or working with smaller groups of pupils under the guidance of the Class Teacher.

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will be responsible for whole class teaching and learning, delivering lessons and contributing to the progress reports, observations and assessment of the children’s learning, identifying any areas of development and adjusting lessons as appropriate for individual needs.

You may work with smaller groups of children to deliver intervention groups as and when appropriate.

As part of this role you will work across both Haxby Road Primary Academy and Lakeside Primary Academy sites, therefore access to your own transportation will be essential to this role.

You will a good understanding of child development, be passionate about improving the outcomes for children within an educational setting with good ideas and strategies on how this can be achieved.

You will be working with a vast range of professionals within this role, so the ability to communicate effectively with the children, parents/carers, staff and the wider school community are essential.

You will have a calm and caring disposition, be able to remain calm in the face of challenging behaviour and have the ability to de-escalate situations quickly.

You will be an advocate for the children and a positive and proactive member of the team, ensuring you are working towards the schools goals and behaviour expectations.

What the school offers its staff

All new starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training which is targeted to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively encourage career development through a range of continuous professional development and longer programmes of learning, including apprenticeships.

We offer generous terms and conditions of employment. All our staff have access to a comprehensive Wellbeing Programme to help you and your family stay healthy. This includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments, exercise advice and classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as counselling services. We also offer significant discounts on many high street shops, online retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car parking at all our schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family friendly policies.

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check.

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About Haxby Road Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
250 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Arranging a visit to Haxby Road Primary Academy

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