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Lead Higher Level Teaching Assistant

The City Academy, HackneyHackney

35 hours per week

1 year Fixed term, Term time

Salary: Scale 6 Point 18-20 £29,543-£30,616 pro rata - (Actual salary £25,718-£26,652 per annum)

The City Academy, Hackney is part of the City of London Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools in North, East and South London. Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure for Key Stage Four, we are driven by a clear ambition to ensure that all schools are recognised as Outstanding within three years of joining us. We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising and entrepreneurial ethos. We’re also committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

We have a relentless ambition to deliver continuing success to the young people we serve. Our approach is based on very simple principles: clear systems and extremely high expectations. We focus on the development of our students, their values and ultimately their academic success. We maximise the impact of teaching by providing clear leadership, minimising bureaucracy and effective support that have tangible results on the quality of teaching and outcomes for our students.

We are seeking a Lead Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join us in September, and are looking for a highly motivated and exceptional individual. You will be working with excellent staff in this exciting and challenging post. You will need to have extremely high expectations to ensure children regardless of gender, ethnicity and religion achieve to the best of their ability.

Successful candidates for this post will require HLTA status or substantial Teaching Assistant experience, with an interest in working with students with a wide range of special educational needs including emotional, social and mental health needs is essential, together with an interest in supporting second language learners. A caring, flexible and common sense approach is important.

If this role is of interest to you and you contribute to our future success please apply via the TES website. For an informal discussion or to request an application pack, please contact the HR department on 02085255440 or email hr@thecityacademy.org.

Interviews will take place upon suitable applications and therefore this post may close before the deadline if a suitable applicant is appointed, so please apply early.

Please note applications must be received by 16th April 2021 at 9am.

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

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