Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA/HLLSA)
Reports to: Head of Learning Enrichment (SENCo), Deputy Head Learning & Teaching and ultimately the Headmaster
Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week during term-time
January 2023/Easter 2023 – Permanent role
Salary: depending on experience c. £25 000
Purpose of Job:
- To assist the Head of Learning Enrichment (SENCO) in the day-to-day operation of provision for pupils.
- To provide professional guidance in teaching and learning and to secure high quality inclusive teaching and effective use of resources to improve standards of achievement for all pupils.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your expertise within a forward thinking, innovative school? Would you like to work with highly motivated children and supportive staff, where learning is personalised and individual success is celebrated?
Royal Russell is an HMC/IAPS co-educational school with over 1000 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18. We are situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon, with facilities that rank amongst the best in the South of England. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. Our vision is to provide an outstanding co-educational experience for children as the family school of choice.
This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding, enthusiastic and experienced HLTA with excellent classroom skills and the dedication and enthusiasm to be part of a high achieving school to join our fabulous staff team and wonderful children in an inspiring school environment that values continued professional development of all staff. You will have experience in working primary age children in an educational setting. The role has arisen due to expanding pupil numbers.
We are a friendly, warm and nurturing school and we are committed to doing the very best for our pupils. You will become a central part of our diverse, enthusiastic and energetic family. The strength of community at Royal Russell is paramount to the success of every individual and we strongly believe that we learn and achieve together.
As part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School, you will join a friendly and dedicated team working in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links (Coombe Lane tram stop served by the New Addington tram is opposite the School entrance). In addition you will have access to free car parking, free meals, a discount of up to 50% on School fees, (85% discount for wrap around care before and after school during term-time and 25% discount with the Royal Russell Holiday Club which operates during School holiday periods), free life insurance cover and access to a pension scheme with employer contributions and the use of our sporting and gym facilities (on-site tennis courts, swimming pool and gym), free of charge. Full details of our staff benefits and recruitment procedures can be found on our School recruitment page.
Applications will be considered on receipt, with a final closing date of 9am on Monday 5th December 2022. Interviews will take place on Thursday 8th December however we reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged. If you have not heard from us by Friday 9th December 2022 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.