Team Leader (Higher Level Teaching and Learning Assistant) Key Stage 1
- Westfield Infant School, Chesterfield
- Salary details
- Grade 9 £8,300.29 - £8,863.68 per annum
- Job term
- Part Time
- Appointment type
- Fixed Term - Due to pupil numbers
- 123 hours and 45 minutes per week, 39 weeks per year (5 afternoons) starting in September 2023
- Closing Date
- 11 June 2023
Westfield Infant School are looking to appoint a HLTA to deliver teaching and learning in specific curriculum areas in order to cover teacher’s planning, preparation and assessment time.
HLTA working hours : 5 afternoons (12 hours 45 minutes per week) commencing 1st September 2023 – initially until 31st August 2024 due to pupil numbers/funding.
We are seeking to appoint motivated people who have extensive experience of working with children in a school environment. The successful candidate will have the confidence to deliver high quality teaching and learning to whole class groups and monitor and assess progress. They will also be able to effectively manage behaviour and be a positive role model for our children.
We can offer the successful candidate, high quality continuing professional development and training, as well as opportunities to innovate, excel and develop.
Working at Westfield Infant School, you will be part of the LEARNERs’ Trust, a large MAT operating across, Derby, Derbyshire and Rotherham. The trust is a close community of schools that collaborate at every level to support the achievement of pupils and staff.
The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we are always striving to achieve them.
We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account for the work we do.
Why do we exist?
Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER has choices about their future
Our first job is to support and extend learning for pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.
Our second job is to make sure no child is ignored, no family is unsupported and no life is wasted, by providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.
Our responsibility to education is to provide an environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take risks and reflect.
How will we act?
We will use our purpose as a driver for our culture, ensuring we are;
Connected (sharing information openly, broadly and deliberately)
Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use initiative to solve the problem)
Organised (employing efficient strategies and trust colleagues to deliver)
Informed (asking coaching questions to understand what is happening)
Candid (disagreeing openly and compassionately)
Effective (only retaining our best elements and looking for continuous improvement)
Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing clarity)
What is our strategy?
We will use our culture to ensure the work of the Trust;
- Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for schools
- Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the earliest opportunity
- Supports schools to employ and invest in the best educators for children
Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person.
Please note that we are required to have references prior to interviews taking place due to safeguarding regulations, so references will be requested for all shortlisted candidates prior to interviews.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, if you would like to come and visit us please contact the school office on 01246 566124.
Applicants are welcome to apply for the HLTA post and Teaching Assistant post that is also currently being advertised. If this is the case, please only apply once and indicate you wish to be considered for both posts.
ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA MY NEW TERM
Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.