We have a unique and exciting opportunity for a highly effective Achievement Support Assistant and Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support the teaching and learning of pupils across key stage 2.
The role is two separate posts, in a morning you will provide general classroom support for the teacher, and in an after you will provide PPA cover for classroom teachers. We are happy to consider the roles separately as part time posts, or combined with one person fulfilling both posts.
Post: Achievement Support Assistant (Generic, SEN, EAL, EYFS, 1:1)
Grade: 4, scale point 5 - 7
Hours: 16.67 per week, term time only (8.55am until 12.15pm, Mon to Fri)
Salary: £7,219 - £7,511 actual salary per annum
Post: Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Grade: 8, scale point 25-28
Hours: 11.67 per week, term time only (1.10pm until 3.30pm, Mon to Fri)
Salary: £7,878 - £8,585 actual salary per annum
In the morning session you will work as an Achievement Support Assistant, this role will involve:
- Setting challenging and demanding expectations promoting self-esteem and independence.
- Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities were appropriate.
- Supporting the academic, social, emotional and development of individuals and groups of pupils understanding clearly how pupils’ learn.
- Providing effective support to maximise attainment and accelerate the progress of individuals and groups of pupils
- Delivering 1:1 programmes if/when required.
- Providing specialist support and liaising with external agencies when required.
In the afternoon session you will work as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant this role, will involve:
- Planning, preparing and delivering learning activities to whole classes.
- Monitoring pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupils’ achievement, progress and development.
- Supporting pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs.
- Within an agreed system of supervision, planning challenging teaching and learning objectives, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate.
- Being aware of and supporting difference and ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
- Selecting and preparing resources necessary to lead learning activities, taking account of pupils’ interests, language and cultural backgrounds.
More information about each post and the essential criteria can be found in the attached job descriptions. As an employee of the trust you may be required to work at other schools within the trust as part of collaborative working.
Why choose Biggin Hill?
Biggin Hill Primary School is part of Horizon Academy Trust - a caring community of children, parents, staff and governors. Together we continually strive to provide a happy, supportive and safe environment for children to learn and realise their potential. These posts present the right candidate(s) with the chance to make a significant contribution to the future development of the school and to the outcomes of our pupils. If you would like to find out more, please contact the school office to arrange a visit.
We can offer:
- A supportive, friendly and dedicated staff team.
- Positive, well behaved and happy children who are eager to learn.
- A vision that is underpinned by high expectations and wanting the very best for our pupils.
- Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
- Employee Pension Scheme (East Riding Pension Fund)
Closing Date: 8am, Monday 5th October 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 13th October 2020
Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Horizon Academy Trust is fully committed to achieving fairness and equality in employment and seeks to achieve a workforce which reflects the diversity of the community it serves. No job applicant or employee will be treated less favourably or disadvantaged, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of gender, gender identity, nationality or ethnic origin, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or any other unjustifiable reason.