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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Moat House Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Our Values

Moat House Primary School is situated in the North-East of Coventry.  Our vision and value are at the core of everything we do. "Working Together" we are committed to learning in a happy, secure atmosphere where everyone respects and cares for each other.  .

About the team we are recruiting to

Moat House School is a 2 form entry, primary school and offers a good education within a caring school community, where children enjoy learning. All of the staff are committed to our children to ensure they are being given opportunities to participate in a broad and balanced curriculum and encouraging them to achieve their full potential, in our vibrant school.

We have a strong commitment to professional development and strive to support people to be the best they can be in their roles in school. Induction and training (as required), will be provided to support the successful candidate.

What is the job role?

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

35 hours per week – Monday-Friday.  Term Time Only (39 weeks)  8:30am-4:00pm (30 minutes unpaid lunch break)

To start asap - Permanent contract

The Headteacher and Governing Body at Moat House Primary School are looking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated teaching Assistant working at HLTA level. You will be a team player happy to work with experienced and supportive colleagues in order to enable a learning experience that gives children every opportunity to achieve their individual potential. Experience of working with KS2 children would be beneficial.

Under the direction and supervision of teaching/senior staff, you will:

  • Undertake appropriate planning and preparation of lessons for individuals, groups and whole classes
  • Deliver agreed lessons and learning experiences to individuals, groups and whole classes as required
  • Assess the development, progress and attainment of pupils
  • Report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils to the responsible teacher as appropriate

Who are we looking for?

  • an outstanding HLTA
  • a good role model and  someone who can inspire and motivate children and adults
  • someone who is cheerful, enthusiastic and caring
  • someone with good subject knowledge and understanding of KS2 and supporting children with SEND needs or are disadvantaged.
  • someone who has effective communication skills
  • an individual who is flexible and forward thinking and willing to "go the extra mile"

You should have a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 in Child Care or equivalent.  A relevant First Aid qualification or be willing to undertake First Aid at Work training would be an advantage.

If you are passionate about meeting children’s individual needs and are someone with high expectations who is committed to help our children reach their full potential, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: Sunday 7th July 2024

Interview date: Friday 12th July 2024

For further information regarding the role or to arrange a visit please contact Claire Mottram, School Business Manager, 02476 612073

All applications are to be made on line.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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