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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
09/10/2019
Advert End Date:
04/11/2019 12:00
Salary:
£ 22,911 - £26,317 pro rata
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
192266
Employment Location:
Sedgefield Community College

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Nov


Further information

Required from April 2020 or sooner
Permanent/Term Time Only
There is the potential for this post to be part time for the right candidate.


We are recruiting for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work in partnership with teachers to organise and support teaching and learning activities for individuals, groups and whole classes under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher. This role will be based in the English subject area although the person appointed will be expected to be capable of operating across a range of subject areas should the need arise.


As one of the few North East secondary schools to be recently judged by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’, Sedgefield offers applicants a fantastic opportunity to further develop their career working alongside aspirational students and a committed and talented staff team. We expect that this post will be attractive both to those with experience delivering English in schools, who may welcome the opportunity of part time employment. As well as those who would like to gain experience in a highly supportive school setting before making a career in teaching.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Barring Service check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role is customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Application materials are available from the school website www.sedgefieldcommunitycollege.co.uk/vacancies Applicants should complete an application form and indicate through a letter (no more than one side of A4) how their experience to date has prepared them for this role and how they would ensure future success. Completed applications are to be returned to personnel@sedgefield.cc

The Director of English, Steph Moore, welcomes informal discussion; please contact Penny Walmsley (Headteacher’s P.A.) in the first instance should you wish to talk to her (Tel; 01740 617777).

This job is open to job share.

Closing date for applications: 4th November 2019 at 12 Noon

Interviews: To be confirmed

Sedgefield Community College
Hawthorn Road,
Sedgefield,
County Durham,
TS21 3DD

Tel: 01740 617777
Email: school@sedgefield.cc
Website: www.sedgefieldcommunitycollege.co.uk

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