18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

APT & C Scale, Point 22 GBP18,133 per annum

35 hrs pw / 38 weeks pa

Required as soon as possible

Closing date: Monday 31 st October 2016 (12 noon)

Queensmead is an 'outstanding', oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school where students achieve highly and display 'exemplary behaviour' (Ofsted) and are interviewing now for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible

The successful Higher Level Teaching Assistant candidate will:

  • be educated to Degree level
  • be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils
  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children.
  • have effective behaviour management
  • be supportive and understanding with high expectations
  • seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience
  • communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils
  • have excellent communication skills
  • work well as part of a team

As Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will be expected to:

  • Support students aged 11-18 years of age.
  • Plan and prepare lessons with teachers, participating in all stages of the planning cycle, including in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/plans
  • Develop and prepare resources for learning activities in accordance with lesson plans and in response to student need
  • Provide verbal and written feedback on lesson content, student responses to learning activities and student behaviour, to teachers and students
  • Motivate and progress students' learning by using clearly structured, interesting teaching and learning activities
  • Be familiar with lesson plans, subject targets and learning objectives
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Promote and support the inclusion of students, including those with specific needs, both in learning activities and within the classroom
  • Use behaviour management strategies, in line with the school's policy and procedures, to contribute to a purposeful learning environment and encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with each other

The hours of work will be from 8am - 3.30pm with breaks.

This is a fixed term position until 31st August 2017 and will be reviewed at the end of this period.

You will be joining a friendly, professional and collegiate organisation that is wholly committed to securing the best academic and personal development outcomes for young people.

Your Higher Level Teaching Assistant Benefits:

  • A comprehensive induction programme will be provided
  • Ongoing extensive CPD programme
  • Free membership of the Fitness Zone at Queensmead Sports Centre
  • Free access to Goals Soccer Centre
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme

Make sure that you don't miss out on this great Higher Level Teaching Assistant role by clicking apply now!