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Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Menston Primary School

Contract: Permanent, TTO + 1 week School: Menston Primary School Location: - LS29 6LF Salary: Band 8 SCP 25-28 Hours: 27.5 to 32.5 hours per week negotiable Closing date for applications: 19 February 2018
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Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work in Key Stage 2 in the first instance
27.5 – 32.5 hours per week, negotiable for the right candidate
Term Time Only + 1 week, Band 8 SCP 25-28

The Governors seek to appoint a skilled, high quality professional to join the strong staff team in this high performing, popular and friendly school.

Ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner, experienced in teaching whole classes
  • Be a well organised, warm, friendly, and flexible team player, with good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and excellent self-management skills
  • Demonstrate excellent numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Be committed to providing a high quality education for children from their different starting points
  • Be determined to inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential
  • Have a positive attitude towards professional development

The prime objectives of the post include:

  • Taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision
  • Delivering some whole class provision as part of our CPD programme, under the direction of teachers
  • Working 1:1 and with small groups on catch-up and booster programmes
  • Working independently and with class teachers to facilitate pupil attainment and progress
  • Contribute towards pupil attainment tracking and reporting

We can offer:

  • A well-resourced and supportive school environment in a beautiful, semi-rural location
  • An opportunity to bring your own strengths and interests to our school
  • Fantastic children with a desire to learn
  • A welcoming and friendly team
  • A rewarding career with opportunities for professional development

Interested candidates are invited to visit the school on Wednesday 31 January at 4 pm. Please email the Business Manager, Val Mooney to arrange a visit:

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 19th February 2018

Please send completed applications by email to

or alternatively Interested candidates are requested to apply online for this post - job details can be downloaded below. Please ensure you read the application details and check you meet the criteria before completing an application form via the 'Apply Now' button.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check
Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required 
Please note: CVs are not accepted for this post 

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Contact details

Name: Val Mooney Tel: 01943 873180 Email:

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