Role: Higher Level Teaching Assistant fixed term contract until July 2018
Based: High Halstow Primary School
Start date: ASAP
We are seeking talented HLTA with a genuine passion for children’s development. The role at High Halstow Primary School will enable you to work with like-minded colleagues who share your goals and ambitions. All of our academies are developing and there will be plenty of opportunities for promotion and development. You will contribute to leading and shaping the vision and future of our school.
We are looking for an experienced practitioner to undertake the responsibilities of the teaching support function with the school. Current HLTA status, experience and knowledge of SEN and Safeguarding is essential. Due to ring-fenced funding the role will be fixed term until July 2018.
The Williamson Trust is a multi-academy trust based in Medway. Our family of schools include one secondary grammar, one 4 – 19 academy and four primary schools. The vision for the Trust is summed up in our strapline aspire, achieve, excel – all our members of our family of schools set sights high, achieve to the best of their ability and excel in all they do. Through a relentless focus on the quality of teaching, pupil progress and leadership, all children in Trust schools are enabled to enjoy their learning, to develop 21st century skills for life and work to achieve beyond their expectations.
In April 2012, High Halstow Primary School converted to Academy status and became a member of the Williamson Trust. High Halstow Primary School is a one form entry village primary school with just over 200 pupils. It is ideally situated on the Hoo Peninsula with fantastic views and quiet surroundings as well as close links to the M2 and Medway Tunnel. In April 2012, High Halstow Primary School converted to an academy and became a member of The Williamson Trust. This provides excellent opportunities for staff to work collaboratively with colleagues in other schools as well as high quality professional development.
Our values and ethos are firmly rooted in traditional values with an uncompromising culture of no excuses, and we insist on high standards for staff and pupils. We mean this, we follow it and we refer to it every day because we believe in it. Every pupil matters, every pupil can achieve, every lesson counts. We make no excuses and we expect none from pupils or staff.
We offer staff a unique opportunity to experience other contexts and phases and to network with colleagues in other Trust schools. We will support you to be the best you can be. Great schools are built on a solid foundation of committed staff who believe there is no ceiling to pupil’s achievement. We know our staff within our schools work hard and aim to recognise this wherever possible.
We welcome informal visits to the school to help you make your decision as to whether or not our vision and values match your beliefs and you could fulfil your career ambitions with us. If you wish to discuss any aspect of this vacancy or arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs Hoad, HR Assistant 01634 251443 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Trust is committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. The offer of appointment will be subject to enhanced level DBS clearance, receipt of two acceptable references and satisfactory completion of other vetting procedures. Applicants who have been resident outside of the UK within the last five years, if offered a position, in addition to a DBS, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident. Additional employment and referencing will also be undertaken.
Please note that The Williamson Trust reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should a sufficient response have been received. Therefore, please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Closing Date: 13th October 2017
Interviews: As soon as possible
How to apply
Please download the application pack from the links below and return completed forms to Mrs H Hoad