Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Avanti Fields School
SALARY G5.13-G6.20 (pro-rata £8,831 - £10,500) Depending on experience
CONTRACT TYPE Term Time part-time working 18 hrs 45 min per week
CONTRACT TERM Permanent
CLOSING DATE 9th August 2019
We are looking for innovative, inspirational HLTA who puts the welfare and progress of children at the centre of everything they do and are able to support our students in reaching their full potential.
You will be working as part of a newly established team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our students.
This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:
• Educational excellence
• Character formation
• Spiritual insight
Avanti Fields School is a new all-through school (4-16) with two-forms of entry in primary and six-forms of entry at secondary. We welcomed our first intake of Year 7 students in September 2018 and the school will be growing incrementally year by year to a full cohort of 1,320.
As such, we want to create and build a staff team at Avanti Fields School, which is relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for our students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students.
Avanti Fields is part of the growing family of Avanti schools. Avanti schools are Hindu-designated faith schools. However, staff and students at Avanti House School do not originate from any specific faith background; applications are welcome from practitioners of any faith and from those of none. They will, however, be expected to be in full sympathy with the unique ethos and vision of the School.
We are looking for a highly motivated, exceptional individual to take on the role of a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to support students in KS3/4. This would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge. The successful candidate will have a passion for helping children achieve their full potential in a team, which values creativity and innovation, focusing on enabling children to learn well in exciting and engaging ways.
Successful candidate for this post will require HLTA status or substantial Teaching Assistant experience and would consider undertaking additional training to qualify as an HLTA. The ideal candidate will be committed in working with students with a wide range of special educational needs including ASD, ADHD, hearing impairment, emotional, social and mental health need, together with an interest and considerable expertise in supporting second language learners. A caring, flexible and common-sense approach is vital as well as being pro-active and demonstrating a can-do attitude.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
Avanti Fields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children andyoung people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.
We welcome applications from both men and women of all ages from any background and from candidates with disabilities.