Higher Level Teaching Assistant (KS2 - Y5/6)

Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC2127-262 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 6 point 13 - 17
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School is seeking to recruit an experienced and skilled Higher Level Teaching Assistant who will cover teacher absence and release time in KS2 - Y5/6 when needed, as well as supporting pupils' learning. This HLTA will also supervise and support children for half of the lunch period when needed and not covering classes.

Scale 6 point 13 - 17

Salary £26,873 - £28,770 (actual salary £19,458 - £20,831)

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm term time only plus inset days. 31 hours 15 minutes per week.

We are looking for a colleague with:

• a passion for supporting children's social and emotional wellbeing as well as learning
• experience as a learning support assistant/teaching assistant within Key Stage 2 (Y5/6)
• experience covering classes
• secure subject knowledge in English and maths
• the ability to work effectively in a team and inspire others

The school can offer:

• wonderful children who love learning and value their relationships with staff
• a passionate, motivated and supportive team of colleagues
• a unique CPD and wellbeing offer for all staff
• a staffing structure that provides good communication and line management
• a rich and broad curriculum with a strong catch up programme to overcome the pandemic
• a new building (2015) with a recent, Good Ofsted grading (2020)

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and a highly recommended part of the recruitment process. Please call the school on 01245 354134 or email admin@lawfordmead.essex.sch.uk to arrange a visit ASAP.

If you feel you have the qualities for this post please apply on line at www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk. Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Lawford Mead Primary School is part of the Brickfields Multi Academy Trust a company registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 10538130.The Brickfields Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, social media check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.


Information about the School

At Lawford Mead Primary & Nursery School we seek to nurture each child’s talents and abilities, but still encourage a strong team spirit where we work, play and share experiences together. The staff, governors and Leadership aim to provide a stable and secure environment within which your child can develop and flourish.

We are very proud of our school and place a special emphasis on our relationship with the parents and wider community.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Matthew Poyton
Trent Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 2JH
Telephone: 01245 354134
Email: admin@lawfordmead.essex.sch.uk

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