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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: £23,500.00 to £24,702.00 per year, pro rata
Additional salary information: 23500 - 24702
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 June 2024
Location: Daventry , NN11 0QF
Company: Vacancy Filler
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: MAY20243033


Falconer's Hill Academy* is now recruiting for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. This role could be your next career opportunity.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.
We are driven to provide our young people with access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences we offer equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
About the role
To work with the class teacher and Principal to ensure continuous improvement in the quality of education. You will be based in a year group (to be determined), as a third member of the teaching team. You will cover for staff course attendance/absence as required.
32.5 hrs per week, Term time 39 weeks + training days, Fixed term to 31/08/2025 with possibility of contract extension
About our Academy
Falconer’s Hill Academy is a co-educational school catering for children between ages 7 & 11.
We aim to develop the whole child by considering their intellectual, moral, spiritual, social, emotional, creative and physical well-being. This is all within a purposeful, happy and secure school environment for everyone.
At Falconer's Hill we have high expectations and deliver a curriculum which enables all pupil to succeed.
Our core purpose is to ensure that the children in our care experience the highest standard of education and are taught key values such as respect, perseverance and responsibility.
We also believe in the importance of providing wider opportunities in areas such as music and sport and we offer an exciting and enriching curriculum which enables each child to achieve their potential and celebrate their successes.
At Falconer's Hill we believe in developing a culture of learning for every member of our community. Therefore we continue to adapt and improve our practice to provide the very best education for each individual child.
This is an exciting chapter for our academy and we welcome visitors to experience first hand what we have to offer and the changes that are taking place in our school. To arrange a visit, please contact the office on (01327) 703132. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Salary & Benefits

NJC 5 - NJC 8 - £23,500 to £24,702 FTE, £18,131-£19,058 pro rata
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
Awards and Recognition Scheme
Flexible working patterns
Benefits Platform

discounts on car leasing
holiday discounts
cinema tickets
restaurant booking discounts
Cycle to Work Scheme

Who we are looking for

Confident in teaching whole class, small group or individuals
Willing to adapt teaching strategies to changing circumstances and in response to new ideas and individual needs of pupils.
Someone who flexible and able to cover classes in all years.
Someone who understands that all pupils are entitled to a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum, including the National Curriculum, irrespective of age, gender, disability, race and religion.
Ready to demonstrate best working practices, and to work alongside other teachers
Willingness to work as part of a team within the class group
Create friendly happy atmosphere where courtesy, self-control and regard for others prevail.
Willing to develop an atmosphere in which children are motivated to learn and where each child feels a valued member of the group.
A highly skilled, flexible and independent team player

About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.
Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities.
Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.
Our aim is to be the country’s top-performing Multi-Academy Trust (MAT). Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 35 schools between London and Yorkshire, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas. We have an all through school in London based on the Olympic Park as well as a special school in Lincolnshire which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
Apply now
To complete our on-line application form, please use the ‘apply now’ button.
Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.
The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.
It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.
The David Ross Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo vetting appropriate to the post, including a social media presence check and Enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to all safeguarding, welfare and health and safety policies and procedures of the Trust.
All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education" statutory guidance.