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Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Grade 4

Charter Academy
Coventry, West Midlands
Contract Type
Full Time
£20,733 - £23,719 (pro rata to TTO)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
13th June 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
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As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1425572

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Grade 4

Charter Academy

£23,893 to £27,334 per annum (£20,733 - £23,719 pro rata to hours and weeks worked)

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.10am to 4.00pm, Tuesday 08.00 to 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am to 3.30pm (37 hours per week, term time only plus teacher training days, 39 weeks).

We are seeking to appoint a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant that specialises in either Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 1. Full time, part time or a job share will be considered.

This role will involve working collaboratively with responsible classroom teacher(s) as a Teaching Assistant by utilising detailed knowledge and specialist skills to undertake ‘specified work’ and provide care and supervision to pupils.

The role also entails taking responsibility for teaching groups and whole classes during PPA Times across school from Early Years to Year 6.

Duties and responsibilities of the role will include:

Under the direction of teaching staff:

• Undertaking appropriate planning and preparation of lessons for individuals, groups and whole classes

• Delivering agreed lessons and learning experiences to individuals, groups and whole classes as required

• Assessing and marking, and reporting on, the development, progress and attainment of pupils

• Using specialist skills to undertake those activities necessary to meet the physical and emotional needs of individuals and groups of students, including those with special educational, physical or emotional needs.

• Participating in personal and professional development activities to meet the changing demands of the job, and encourage and support other staff in their development and training.

• Assisting in the supervision, training and development of volunteer helpers, students and other staff.

We are looking for someone who: -

Has experience of working with children across the primary age range

Has a working knowledge of the EYFS Framework and the national curriculum and the willingness to develop this knowledge further

Has the ability to relate well to children and adults

Has the ability to lead a class

Is able to support the Class Teacher in the planning and preparation of lessons

Has the ability to inspire, and enthuse

Sets high expectations for all

Has a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents, colleagues and the community

Is a team player with a good sense of humour and a positive attitude

Visits to our school are welcomed, to arrange a visit please email the school.

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 13 June 2024

Interviews: W/C 17th June 2024

Early applications are encouraged as the Trust reserves the right to call suitable candidates to interview prior to the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.


Safeguarding Statement:


Staff are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect students, who they are responsible for or in contact with, from discrimination and avoidable harm. All staff, where paid or voluntary, have a duty to keep young people safe and to protect them from harm. When an individual accepts a role that involves working with children and young people they need to understand acknowledge that the responsibilities and trust are inherent to that role. There will be a requirement that staff observe their obligations in accordance with the Trust’s safeguarding procedure and report any concerns in accordance with the procedure to the appropriate person.

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