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Learning Support Assistant

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The Halifax Academy


Job type:
Part Time, Permanent
Start date:
As soon as possible
Apply by:
10 November 2017

Job overview

(28 hours per week Term Time only)

The Halifax Academy has the vacancy above. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of supporting students with educational and complex needs. Experience of supporting the class teacher in the development and implementation of various strategies to facilitate learning in line with the students’ needs and abilities.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of how students learn and make progress along with being excellent role models, good communicators and dedicated to raising the achievement of our students.

Being the founding member of the Impact Multi Academy Trust and the only 4-16 all-through school in Calderdale, we can offer excellent development opportunities for all of our staff. We currently have 1160 students learning within the academy, and this will grow to 1420 by 2020 when our primary phase is full.

We are a values driven organisation committed to living out our values of Heart, Mind and Communication and driven by our passion for all-through education and improving social mobility.

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • improving learning and teaching
  • working as part of a team but using their own initiative
  • motivating and inspiring our students to raise achievement
  • tracking students individual performance and implementing intervention strategies

In return we can offer:

  • working as part of a creative and supportive team, who are determined and driven on our mission to achieve the very best for our students.
  • enthusiastic students who are keen to make outstanding progress
  • effective supportive and dynamic leadership which welcomes and encourages innovation and creativity

Application forms and further details can be downloaded from the Academy’s website at http://www.thehalifaxacademy.org

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@thehalifaxacademy.org or posted to The Halifax Academy no later than Friday 10th November by 9am. CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Gibbet Street, Halifax, HX2 0BA
Tel: 01422 301080
E-mail: admin@thehalifaxacademy.org
Headteacher (Secondary Phase) Mick Kay
Headteacher (Primary Phase) Lesley Bowyer
4 - 16 Academy

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The Halifax Academy is a high performing 4-16 all-through Academy in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It was inspected by Ofsted in September 2017 being judged as good in all areas. Outcomes are outstanding at KS4 and place the academy in the top 15% of all schools nationally with regard to progress. Early Years Provision is good.

The Halifax Academy is a founding member of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust. Established in 2016, Impact is a values driven organisation with a belief that working collaboratively and sharing ideas can achieve real impact on the education and life chances of children and young people.

Our staff and trustees are unwaveringly ambitious for students, our families, our community and our staff. Our purpose is very clear; we are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and the life chances of children and young people.

The academy invests in its people, retaining prestigious Investors in People ‘Gold Standard' for the last five years. This recognises our commitment to creating a workplace where staff feel valued, share a strong sense of purpose and where their talents and hard work are celebrated. Staff are surrounded by highly supportive teams, systems and structures.

We expect a great deal from our staff but in turn we reward high levels of commitment. We offer a culture of coaching, research and evidence-based enquiry, including through Teamworks EEF Research School. Every member of our teaching staff is involved in our ‘Coaching for Excellence’ programme; a reflective scheme whereby staff work in trios to focus on improving teaching and learning in all subjects. High quality teaching and learning together with outstanding outcomes are central to our school improvement agenda.

The Halifax Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for all relevant posts.

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