Teaching Assistant

Closing on: Jun 21, 2021
Location: Hill Top Primary Academy
Hours: 29.58 hours per week term time only
Salary: £12295.35 to £13212.98 per annum (A1 to B1)
Category: Support staff
Closing Date: 21 June 2021 at 12 noon

Fixed term contract in the first instance to 31 August 2022

Interviews: Monday 28 June 2021

Hill Top Primary Academy is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our happy and successful team. We have recently been judged by Ofsted as ‘Good’.

We require a Teaching Assistant who will work Mon-Fri under the guidance of the Class Teacher. This role will include an element of lunchtime duties.

The successful candidate will be able to work across the school from Nursery to Year 6. This is a temporary contract in the first instance, but may become permanent.

Who are we looking for?

Do you want to be part of an aspirational school community? We work hard to secure the best outcomes for our children and community and want our children to shine, to be articulate, confident and socially aware. Look at our web site to see more information about our school www.hilltopprimary.org.uk

The successful candidate will be committed to inclusive practices, support the class teacher to ensure children make excellent progress and have the ability to work successfully as part of a team.  You will also be able to support children with appropriate interventions that have a positive impact on learning and have high expectations of behaviour and achievement.  You will be able to work under guidance of the teacher with small groups or whole classes.

You will need to hold a Level 3 in childcare or equivalent qualification to undertake this role.  In return we can offer you the support of a caring staff team committed to children’s success, professional development working as part of Leodis Multi Academy Trust and an exciting opportunity to work within a successful and dynamic primary school.

Benefits include generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension through West Yorkshire Pension Fund, free parking (subject to availability), access to an expanding range of lifestyle benefits including Simply Health cash plan, free flu jabs and a cycle to work scheme.

Further information about the role, including a job description and person specification, can be found in our applicant information pack. 

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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