HIGHER LEVEL TEACHING ASSISTANT (HLTA)
EAST GARFORTH PRIMARY ACADEMY, LEEDS
East Garforth Primary Academy are looking to appoint a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our academy in December 2023 on a temporary basis.
Do you want to work for a Trust that is transforming educational outcomes for students in some of the most deprived areas in the North of England? If so, this could be the role for you.
Your new role
As a HLTA, you will compliment teachers’ delivery of the curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and academy policies and strategies. You will work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist them in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. You will supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers. You will provide support to pupils, teachers, and the academy in order to raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising your advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes and to encourage pupils to become independent learners. You will provide support for student’s welfare and support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of academy life.
Salary: Grade F Points 14-19 (£27,334- £29,777 Full Time Equivalent) subject to pro rata. The minimum actual pro rata salary per annum for this job starts at £20,832.62.
Hours: 33.5 per week / Term Time only (38 weeks)
If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience required for this position, then we would very much like to hear from you.
Your new school
You will be joining an ambitious, committed, and hardworking team of staff who offer amazing support, both in an academic and pastoral sense and are relentless in their drive to make a genuine difference to and lasting impact on our young people, families and the wider community.
Why join us?
We value kindness and seek to create an academy where staff feel supported, and students feel safe. We ensure that the curriculum is well rounded and that pupils have opportunities and experiences to last a lifetime! We are passionate that all pupils get the best experience in primary education. We know the value of effective relationships with parents and enjoy brilliant parental support.
At East Garforth we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged, and supported to achieve their very best.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high-performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.
We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:
Holiday Entitlement – minimum 35 days (Grade F- (subject to pro rata if working part-time and dependent upon salary and continuous service) including statutory Bank Holidays.
Financial – offering unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco, and B&Q to name but a few.
Lifestyle and Wellbeing – discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Motoring – access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*, discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.
Pension - excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
Personal and professional – we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.
*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.
For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at Careers with Delta • Delta Academies Trust (deltatrust.org.uk)
Closing date: 07 December 2023 at midnight
In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.
Delta Academies Trust undertake to treat all applicants for posts fairly and not to discriminate unfairly against volunteers or paid staff who voluntarily reveal that they have a criminal conviction. Equally, we will not discriminate unfairly against volunteers or paid staff where a Disclosure and Barring Service check reveals a criminal conviction or other information about offences.
Therefore, we will consider job applicants who have a criminal record based on their skills, abilities, experience, knowledge and, where needed, qualifications and training. However, our approach depends on the job, and whether it is covered by, or exempt from, the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. However, it is important to note that if we receive a high volume of applications, we may limit the numbers of interviews offered to people with and without a disability.
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The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions.
This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.