Higher Level Teaching Assistant - English (Maternity Cover)

Droylsden AcademyTameside

Pay Scale: Grade F (Point 17 - 22) (Actual Salary Pt 17 £20,610, Pt 22 £22,756)

Contract:   Maternity Cover Contract, Term Time Only

Hours: 36 hours per week

Closing Date: Wednesday 26th May 2021

Start Date: September 2021


We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Higher Level Teaching Assistant to cover a period of Maternity Leave within our Learning Support Team.

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will independently tutor and supervise individuals and groups of children in order to accelerate their progress and learning in English and Literacy, working in close liaison with teaching staff and leaders to plan and deliver accelerated tutoring to ensure students catch-up with their learning, enabling them to do well and access the full curriculum.

You will also work with the Curriculum Leader Learning Support to lead the Teaching Assistant/Curriculum Tutor Team in planning and delivery of the Key Skills and Catch-Up group work-shops and support teachers to ensure such students develop good and great attitudes to learning.


The School


Droylsden Academy is enjoying a period of rapid improvement; this is a very exciting time to join us as we are building a team of committed professionals who are driven in making our vision of becoming outstanding a reality.


The Academy was recently inspected and Ofsted noted the rapid progress our school is making. The result of this inspection was the school being judged good in all areas. 


“Pupils behave well, they are proud of their school and take on leadership roles readily” 

“The school’s core values of politeness, hardworking and honesty are in abundance”

“Pupils are interested in their learning because teachers have excellent subject knowledge and plan carefully”


If you are someone who; 


• Has an excellent track record

• Has sound subject knowledge

• Is interested in working with a strong and committed faculty within the school


this is the ideal opportunity for you.


It is our intention that Droylsden Academy will form a Multi Academy Trust with other local Secondary Schools in the near future.  This will not alter your employment except that the name of the Trust (not the Academy) will change.  You can find more information about this at: https://www.droylsdenacademy.com/tret/417608.html

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. To ensure this, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Interested applicants should complete a Droylsden Academy application form and equal opportunities application form available on the school website at http://www.droylsdenacademy.com/work-at-droylsden-academy/3527.html


Completed applications should be returned to: hr@droylsdenacademy.com, alternatively these can be sent by post to: Human Resources Department, Droylsden Academy, Manor Road, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 6QD


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