Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Middlesbrough

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Archibald Primary SchoolMiddlesbrough
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Point 22-25 £17,291 - £18,379 (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a HLTA to work within our 2 year old provision.
As a HLTA, you will lead a team of teaching assistants in Archibald 2 Year Old Provision as part of the Early Years Foundation Stage Team. You will play an important part in helping children to get the most out of their learning. The main feature of your role will be to support individuals and groups of children with day to day learning and play both in, and outside the classroom.  In addition, you will lead the team of teaching assistants in organising the environment.  Daily tasks may include:

  • setting up equipment and getting things ready for sessions.
  • helping children who need extra support to complete tasks.
  • listening to children, reading to them or telling stories .
  • comforting and caring for children if they have an accident or are upset.
  • maintaining records.
  • undertaking observations of children and recording the outcomes.
  • completing admission forms with new families

We are looking for people who have a genuine interest in working with children; are interested in their development and learning and have good organisational and communication skills. 

We offer a lively, inclusive learning environment. Our school ethos is one of commitment to the education of the whole child, fostering community involvement and nurturing a sense of belonging. We believe that everyone can achieve. 

We have a strong team of very skilled staff who work in partnership with Governors, parents and carers.
If you would like to join our friendly, caring team at Archibald, please contact the school or call at the school office for an application pack.

If you would like to receive further information regarding the post, please contact the school. Details can be e-mailed to potential applicants (archibald@mcschools.org.uk )   and are available on the school website (www.archibaldpri.org.uk).  

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join our school as we become an academy as part of Endeavour Academies

Completed application forms should be returned to the Headteacher Mrs A Jefferies at the above address.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: 27.04.18 at noon
Shortlisting: 30.04.18
Interviews: 09.05.18

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