Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
School
Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery
Location
Roundhouse Way Harlow, England CM17 9SF
Start Date
September 2024
Salary
SCP 9 (£25,119) FTE plus Outer Fringe Allowance

About the Role

At Newhall Primary Academy we inspire children to believe in themselves and each other. We create a safe, happy and inclusive environment that encourages independence, resilience and learning. Together we are curious and creative we love to learn new things and discover new skills and ask lots of questions. We are committed to working in partnership with our community and teach our children to be respectful citizens, preparing them for the challenge and opportunities of our future world. We celebrate our diversity and nurture our differences. We are all unique.

Our children are kind, funny and enthusiastic- they love to learn but need help to achieve their full potential. If you are passionate about improving the life chances of children then come and join the team at Newhall Primary Academy.

As part of our continued growth and development Newhall Primary Academy and REAch2 Academy Trust, we are seeking to appoint two Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA) to join our team in September 2024. If you’re interested in working alongside likeminded professionals who go the extra mile to provide exceptional learning opportunities for children and want to learn on the job? We want to hear from you!

If you can answer yes to these questions then we think you should read on!

  • Do you hold the necessary HLTA certified qualification?
  • Do you firmly believe that all children should be nurtured, happy, cared for and know that you are fighting for them?
  • Do you want to work in a school where you can make a difference?

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have high expectations and believe every child can achieve
  • Make learning irresistible, effective and inclusive
  • Be excited about ongoing professional development, being a lifelong learner
  • Actively contribute to the wider life of the school
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of a team

In turn, we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to continue to be part of and to build on our exceptional learning and teaching and personal development offer for our children;
  • The opportunity to help continue to build and develop our team and to accentuate the ethos and culture of our school;
  • The opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives;
  • The chance for your skills to flourish and develop with practical support and encouragement;
  • High quality training and development through one of the country’s leading Multi-Academy Trusts;
  • The opportunity to work with children from diverse ethnicities and cultures;
  • A future career flightpath within REAch2 Academy Trust;
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors

If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated, committed to making a positive difference to children’s lives and want to be part of creating a legacy for the future – apply now! We look forward to receiving your application

Closing Date
Friday 21st June 2024 at 12pm (midday)
Application Contact
Trust Social Media
Location

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities, 
  • Term time only working,
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,  

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.