We are looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and flexible HLTA with a focus on PPA cover
Following the retirement of a highly valued colleague, St John’s C of E Primary School has a vacancy for an experienced, enthusiastic and flexible HLTA with a focus on Inclusion. The role includes working across the whole school with individual pupils, groups of children, staff, senior leaders, parents and other outside agencies in supporting children with pastoral, behavioural and emotional needs and sustaining the inclusion of vulnerable children. The role will be extremely varied and therefore flexibility is key.
This job is for 30.42 hours a week, term time only plus 5 inset days
Hours worked will be:• 8.30-3.45pm
The successful applicant will:
• Work as a class based Senior Teaching Assistant.
• Cover classes during PPA and short term absences.
• Work with pupils and staff across the school to reinforce positive behaviour management strategies both in class and at break/lunchtimes.
• Work to develop positive relationships with parents and all members of the school community.
• Deliver a range of interventions.
St John’s vision is unique for its supportive, nurturing atmosphere where all staff work collaboratively to ensure that our children get the best possible experience whilst at our school. We are a Church of England School in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames and were rated 'Good' in our last Ofsted in April 2018. We are a successful, caring, and happy school that prides itself on a strong and stable staff team.
It is desirable that the successful applicant holds an HLTA qualification and will have experience of successfully working with a wide range of teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning. They will have good communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults. They will be flexible, resourceful and able to show initiative. They will need to have a commitment to the happiness, well-being and progress of everyone at the school and a sense of pride in all that they do.
Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 30th August 2021. However, this advert may close early if enough suitable applications are received before this date.
If you would like a socially distanced tour of the school or would like to find out more, please contact Mrs N Rees School Business Manager
St John’s Primary School is an equal opportunities employer, and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.