Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Great Horwood C of E School

Location: Great Horwood, MK17 0RG

Contract Type: Fixed Term initially until 31st August 2023 but has the potential to be extended

Working Hours: 8.30am – 3.15pm Monday to Friday Term time only

Salary Range: (based on full time hours) Bucks Pay Range 3 scale 16 £22,690 FTE pro-rata

Closing Date: Monday 20th June 2022 but applications will be considered on receipt

Start Date: 1st September 2022


About us

Great Horwood School is a warm welcoming learning community where children and staff "learn and grow together" with a commitment to high achievement and raising the standards of all. We expect our children to demonstrate our schools values and a caring attitude to each other and their environment and in return we value the special contribution of very child. The close co-operation and commitment that exists between all members of the school community is a strength of the school. We have hard working and dedicated staff with a supportive Governing Body and School Trust.

About the role

We expect the successful candidate to:

 Plan and deliver high quality learning experiences across the school age range (Age 3-11)

 Have high expectations of learning and behaviour to inspire and motivate our children

 Be supportive, nurturing 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

 Show initiative, be dependable and work closely with staff as part of a team

 Be willing to contribute to school life outside of the classroom

 Be prepared to plan and cover for teachers PPA, leadership, SENDCO time and supply cover when necessary

 Support our SEN and pupil premium pupils learning through interventions and small group support

 Be fully supportive of the strong Christian vision, values and ethos of the school

In return you will receive:

 Excellent professional development from ODBST

 The opportunity to gain experience across EYFS/Nursery, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

 The opportunity to teach whole classes, small groups and support a range of pupils

 The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues and governors

 A supportive and challenging learning environment

 Pupils who are well behaved and love to learn, a real credit to the school  Supportive parents and members of the community


About you

You will have effective classroom and management skills to motivate children. You will be an inspirational person with high expectations committed to delivering quality learning and teaching, making a significant contribution to raising the achievement of all our pupils and enabling our children to reach their full potential.


Other information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, medical, qualifications and reference checks. An application form and information pack with job description and personal specification can be found on the school and ODBST website.