Team Leader (Higher Level Teaching Assistant ) PPA Cover

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Closing date: 23 June 2024

The Governors of Ripley St. John’s CE Primary School and Nursery are seeking to appoint a visionary and inspirational Team Leader Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to support with PPA cover across our school. We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming school, with a true Christian ethos, putting the children at the heart of our decision-making, striving to ensure we are ‘the best that we can be’.

The working days for the role will be weekly, during term time, on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. There will also be an expectation of one Monday Afternoon per month being worked.

The post is advertised as Fixed Term, but there is a view for the role to be extended in the future.

We are a family-feel, two form-entry primary school located in Amber Valley, Derbyshire, with 365 pupils on roll.

Our new HLTA will:

  • be caring, approachable and willing to go the extra mile to improve educational outcomes for all children.
  • be an individual who can effectively contribute to the school life, supporting the vision of the school.
  • demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding, equal opportunities and inclusion as well as understanding, awareness and empathy for all.
  • be dedicated to raise standards across the school and have high aspirations for yourself and the whole school community.
  • be a motivator who can encourage both staff and children, fostering a positive and productive school environment.
  • be a role model; demonstrating excellence and innovation in practice.
  • possess boundless energy and have the ability to inspire confidence when making management and organisational decisions.

In return, Ripley St. John’s offers:

  • A welcoming and friendly environment, made up of a hard-working, supportive and experienced team who strive to deliver innovation and excellence for all children.
  • Dedicated and supportive governors who share in the school’s vision for success.
  • Marvellous children who are passionate about learning and take pride in everything they do.
  • A supportive parent community that shares in the school’s initiatives.
  • Extensive opportunities for ongoing professional development, tailored to individual needs.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please telephone the School Office, on 01773 742457, asking for Katie Reaney, our School Business Officer, to arrange an appointment to visit the school.


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