Pay: Academy Range 06 (£14,138 pro rata)
Start Date: Immediate
Are you up for a challenge? We are looking for an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to provide classroom support, some class cover and to run intervention groups.
- A team player?
In return, we can offer...
- Fabulous children who want to learn
- Ongoing professional development
- A school which puts the wellbeing of the staff and pupils first
- A good laugh everyday
We are looking for an organised and dedicated HLTA to join our team. Knowledge of the best practice and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults will be a key requirement. You should have recent experience and a good understanding of the school curriculum across the primary range, including strong subject knowledge in English and Maths as the post will involve running interventions with some of the most able Year 6 pupils. This post would be suitable for someone with an interest in completing teacher training.
The successful candidate will be expected to take a full part in lunchtime activities and supervision. So an ability to play, have fun, actively supervise and a good deal of common sense is essential. In addition to this, all employees of the school are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.
We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.
30 hours a week
Term Time + INSET Days
Closing Date: 13/11/2021 at 12:00
Interviews: To Be Confirmed
Information about the school
At Folkestone Primary, our priority is for children to develop a love of learning, inspired by quality first teaching. We work tirelessly to ensure that our children enjoy a stimulating and diverse education; learning is irresistible, children are happy, feel safe and valued. We are a caring community with a committed team who role model high expectations of learning and behaviour.
Prospective employees are encouraged to visit us to find out, first hand, how we prepare children to be successful in life.
Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes five schools in Folkestone:-
- Folkestone Primary
- Folkestone Academy
- Morehall Primary
- Martello Primary
- Turner Free School
We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each school is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.
Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children's futures...Empowering children's futures...Strengthening communities.
To help us achieve this Turner Staff 'Walk the Turner Talk'
- Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children.
- Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve.
- Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective.
- Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking.
- Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team.
- Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions.
- Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children.
- Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry.
- Don't give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.
Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.
For further information on Turner Schools, please visit our website.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.