Vacancy: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), in Upper Key Stage 2
Contract: Fixed-term to 31 August 2021
Hours: 4 hours 30 minutes per day, 22 hours 30 minutes per week
Days: 5 days per week, term time only – 37 weeks per year
Annual Salary: PS6.1 £12,462 (Actual), PS6.1 £24,430 (Full Time Equivalent)
Start Date: ASAP
West Ewell Primary and Nursery School is a two form entry Primary School with a separate Nursery and dedicated Speech and Language Unit. We are part of the Bourne Education Trust. We are delighted to have received an ‘Outstanding’ OFSTED report in 2007 and 2010 which reflects the excellent teamwork within the school and the ‘high quality education based on excellent teaching and an exciting curriculum’ we offer to our children. We have a nurturing environment and put emotional wellbeing at the forefront of what we do. We are very well supported by parents and have a committed and hard-working Governing body.
We are looking for an excellent HLTA to join our team, who is able to demonstrate:
• A commitment to excellence for all children and will embrace inclusivity
• Experience of working with children in Upper Key Stage 2
• Please see the attached Person Specification and Job Description for full details
The role is part-time from 8.30am to 1.30pm, including a 30 minute break.
We can offer:
• A friendly, supportive and highly motivated staff team
• A supportive community of staff, governors and parents
• Excellent facilities in an attractive environment
• A 37-week term and strong staff well-being culture
• A high performing Multi Academy Trust and the opportunities that brings for career development
The recruitment process is as follows:
• Please apply via eteach by 1pm on Friday 11th December 2020
• We reserve the right to close the advert early if we make an appointment
• Short-listing will take place immediately
• You will be contacted by telephone if we would like to see you for an interview. If you have not heard from us you should assume that your application has not been successful this time
• References will be requested for candidates shortlisted for interview unless otherwise stated on your application
West Ewell Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service approval (DBS) as part of our rigorous approach to safeguarding our children.
Bourne Education Trust
West Ewell Primary School and Nursery is part of Bourne Education Trust (‘BET’) – a regional multi academy trust made up of sixteen schools, across both primary and secondary phases.
Specialising in supporting schools to improve their performance, BET continues to grow a community of high performing academies with the highest aspiration and dedication to achieving the best outcomes for their learners.
Led by Alex Russell, CEO, and supported by an executive team and board of directions, BET’s 1,050 staff currently education over 7,700 pupils.
BET is a fast moving and exciting place to work with every school within our Trust free to shape their individual character. Our brilliant teachers, support staff and leaders share a commitment to providing a first-class education to the children within their schools and as a Trust we strive to ensure that our provision enables every child to fulfil their potential.
Our people are the key to our success and for this reason we believe in creating great places to work where people feel supported and encouraged to be the best they can possibly be.
Staff within our schools can expect to be challenged and motivated to achieve their ambitions, and such is the scale and scope of the Trust’s school-to-school support work, successful candidates can expect to:
• Work in a high performing and supportive environment with dedicated high quality induction, coaching and mentoring programmes
• Develop their teaching pedagogy within a culture of collaboration and sharing of best practice
• Receive focussed career planning and professional development advice, which can result in rapid promotion either through direct placement or via secondments
• Work within an organisation that prioritises staff well-being, supports effective planning, preparation and administrative time as well as access to high quality shared resources and the opportunity to work a shorter academic year than most
West Ewell Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.