Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Salary: Grade 8, Point 18 – 23, £24,982 - £27,741 ( £17,318 - £19,230 pro rata)
Contract: Term time only + 3 Inset Days
Hours: 30 per week
Starting date: November 2020
Reporting to: Head of Science
Required from November 2020, an enthusiastic, hardworking and positive Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work within the Science Department. An interest in Science is essential and knowledge of the Science curriculum would also be useful. The position is based working with Key Stages Three and Four to complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals / groups / whole classes and monitoring students’ progress. Assessing, recording and reporting on students’ achievement, progress and development to both the Head of Department and SENCO will be a vital part of the role. It is important that the person has a good rapport with children and can work well within a team.
Burford is a popular, successful and oversubscribed school situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This is an excellent school, with a superb environment for learning demonstrated by exam results that are in the top 10% of all schools nationally for both GCSE and A Level. Our aim is to recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by the prospect of working hard to share in our success.
Burford School is committed to staff wellbeing - we offer bespoke professional development programmes, free flu vaccinations during school hours and we support our staff in maintaining a good work / home balance by having a sensible assessment policy, no written reports and a sensitive approach to requests for time to share family events.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, to arrange this.
The successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Burford School and Community College 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 under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.