Higher Learning Teacher Assistant - Lewisham

South East London, London
Date Posted:12 Jul 2020
  1. HLTA
  1. Long-term

Higher Learning Teacher Assistant - Lewisham

South East London, London
COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face- to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a HLTA looking for a new role in an Outstanding school? Do you want to join a leading federation in South East London?

Tradewind recruitment are currently looking for a HLTA with drive, high standards, and a genuine passion for working with young children. This is a long term, full-time role paying £80-£100 per day depending on experience.

The school is an all through federation school who specialise in Music and ICT, educating children from nursery to sixth form. They provide a safe, rigorous and challenging learning environment for pupils of all abilities and backgrounds to develop as well-adjusted young adults. Expectations are extremely high in terms of pupil achievement and behaviour. On the whole children enjoy their time here and their attitude towards learning is very positive. The school has 2 forms of entry staffed by class teachers, HLTAs, LSAs and specialist Music teachers. They are proud to be a German immersion school where children start to learn German from Year 1. They also speak and are spoken to in German throughout different times in the school day. There is also a large and ever expanding range of activities available for students at each phase and they take place in Enrichment time in the extended school day, or in lunchtime clubs. They were recently graded by Ofsted as an 'Outstanding' school.

The Headteacher is currently recruiting for a HLTA. The position will be full time to start in September 2020.

The HLTA must have:

*Relevant qualifications ideally within Education and at degree level or higher
*Experience working with primary aged children
*Excellent communications skills
*Excellent timekeeping and organisational skills
*A willingness to learn and develop new skills
*A confident presence with a positive 'can do' attitude

The school is in a great location close to South Bermondsey and New Cross Gate stations. There are also buses that run to the school and a staff car park for drivers.

By joining the school as a HLTA they can offer you:

*A strong supportive leadership team
*A professional team of teachers and other TAs/LSAs
*Excellent school facilities and resources
*Regular opportunities to have contact with parents/guardians

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be successful in applying you must:

*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualifications
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must include full details of Education and work history, any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this HLTA opportunity. Or for more information about the role, contact Stuart Lovelock at Tradewind on 020 7845 5450 / stuart.lovelock@twrecruitment.com
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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