Job details

Job Salary
Grade 5 £27,803 - £30,296
Halfway Junior School
Job Reference
Hours per week
30 Hours Per Week over 39 Weeks Per Year
Contract Type
Closing date

The Governing Body of Halfway Junior School is looking to appoint a confident, flexible and energetic Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our enthusiastic and talented team as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated professional, dedicated to providing a high level of teaching support across school, working in partnership with classroom teachers, running specific interventions and providing regular cover across school.

Halfway Junior School is a two-form entry Junior School located at the heart of our community in the south of Sheffield. We have high expectations for all our children and are committed to ensuring they are not only ready for the next step in their education, but also able to positively contribute to their communities. We want our pupils to be confident in their own abilities and resilient when faced with challenges. We want them to understand they are unique and special. But most importantly, we want them to be happy – empowered to be the best that they can be.

This post is suitable for experienced or recently qualified candidates. 
We expect the successful candidate to be:
•    Able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils across school.
•    Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children.
•    Passionate about making a difference for all children, through being supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.
•    Able to develop positive and productive relationships with all children, staff and parents
•    Knowledgeable and skilled in supporting all children to access their learning in the classroom
•    Able to manage and deliver structured intervention packages
•    Demonstrate effective feedback for pupils, both orally and written.
•    An active and supportive member of the class and school team
•    A positive role-model for our children
•    Able to be flexible, responsive and proactive to change 
•    Willing to contribute to school life outside of the classroom. 
We will offer you:
•    a caring and positive working environment.
•    a highly skilled, professional and motivated staff team.
•    a supportive governing body and senior leadership team, all of whom are committed to your professional development
•    warm and welcoming pupils and families
•    collaborative working practice with a wide range of stakeholders
Ideally this position will start in April 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed: please contact the School Office Manager (Helena Clayton) on 0114 248 2629 to make arrangements.

Please return your completed application form to the School Office Manager, Helena Clayton by email or by post to Halfway Junior school, Halfway Centre, Halfway Sheffield S20 4TA

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.  Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.