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  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • £100 - £115 USD / Year
  • Daily Salary: £100 - £115

Best In Class Ltd

Best In Class is looking for an experienced HLTA to join a well-established Primary School based in BD8. The school are looking to appoint an individual who is outgoing, positive and hard working to join as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, who will be happy to take lead on pastoral work required within the role. The successful candidate will be resilient, passionate and have a drive to make a real difference in every student’s life; it is important that you can build strong working relationships with students and their parents to identify individual needs for progressive learning to be made. The role is to commence from February half term on a long term basis, therefore, applying candidates must be available to start at this point. We can speak with the school if necessary to adjust the start date in line with availability for the successful candidate.

As a HLTA, your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver learning activities with individual pupils, groups and whole classes
  • Record and report on pupils progress
  • Speaking with students to identify what they need from the class teacher and support staff
  • Identify reasons for regular absence and speak with students about the problems they may be facing outside of school
  • Report back to the appropriate senior leaders
  • Liaise with parents and provide feedback on students progress, sensitive issues and pass on any information required
  • Utilise a range of ICT and technology to support your teaching and students learning
  • Have the ability to use a range of behavioural techniques with students who show challenging behaviour to maintain an orderly environment
  • Be able to use a range of communication aids if needed so that you can communicate effectively with students
  • Ensuring all students are safe within the learning environment and outside of school

The school hold a great place within the community providing students with high quality teaching and offering a hub for a range of classes provided to the community. Taking great pride in giving back to those within the community, the school would like staff members who will actively take part in giving back to families in and around the area. As part of the Priestley Academy Trust, the schools within the Trust all work closely together to improve teaching, pass on positive strategies, and celebrate one another’s achievements. As a fully inclusive and welcoming team, you will work collaboratively with your colleagues to provide outstanding teaching across all areas of the school.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an outgoing, positive and enthusiastic individual with vast experience of being a Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Be open to taking on pastoral duties incorporated into the role
  • Have great interpersonal skills in order to build strong working relationships with students, colleagues and external professionals
  • Understand the importance of your role within the school and carry out your role effectively

The successful candidate must have:

  • Good English and Maths skills (ideally with grades C/4 or above in both)
  • A degree or qualification relating to the role
  • Previous relevant experience
  • An enhanced DBS that is registered to the update service
  • Two suitable teaching references covering the past two years
  • Right to work in the U.K

To apply for this job email your details to info@best-inclass.co.uk