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Current Vacancies

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Willow Tree Academy - Herringthorpe Junior School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Key Stage 2)

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant.

It is essential that you possess the following:-

Experience in class supervision/PPA/CPD cover
Previous experience in leading a team
Within an agreed system of supervision, plan challenging teaching and learning objectives to evaluate and adjust lessons / work plans as appropriate across the primary curriculum.
Have sound knowledge of classroom roles and responsibilities
Be enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills
Be able to forge excellent relationships with staff and children and maintain a good sense of humour at all times!

Visits are warmly encouraged. Please contact school by phone 01709 828168 or email herringthope@willowtreeacademy.org

Closing date:  Wednesday 16th October 2019 (5pm)                   


Interview date:   TBC

Application forms and further details are available by requesting a pack by email: herringthorpe@willowtreeacademy.org 

Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant - 27.5 hours

(Initially temporary with a view to being permanent in July 2020 for the right candidate)

Required from 4th November 2019

Rockingham Junior and Infant school are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and motivated learning support assistant to work 27.5 hours per week, term time only, based in KS1.

The post involves working across all age ranges, supporting children in their learning, small group work and some cover supervision.

We are looking for someone who:


An up-to-date Level 3 qualification is essential
Previous experience in KS1 is desirable
Ideally have experience of delivering phonics interventions
Is an organised person and has good time management skills
Strong Behaviour Management Skills.
Has a calm temperament along with the enthusiasm and energy to work tirelessly supporting pupils
Has good literacy and numeracy skills.
Has a willingness to be fully involved in the life of the school.
Can be a positive, caring team member.

In return we will offer you:


A happy, caring and inclusive environment
Pupils who are enthusiastic to learn
A commitment to C.P.D. opportunities
The opportunity to work with friendly, supportive colleagues.

Applicants should detail their range of experience and any other strengths they could bring to the post.

This post involves working with vulnerable children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level.  Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check


Visits are warmly encouraged, please contact the Head teacher for an appointment via email rockingham@willowtreeacademy.org


Closing date: 16th October 2019 (noon)    Interview Date: W/C 21st October 2019


Application forms and further details are available by sending a large stamped addressed envelope to Rockingham Junior and Infant School, Roughwood Road, Rotherham S61 4HY or via email - rockingham@willowtreeacademy.org


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