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Physical Education, School Sport & Physical Activity Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/03/2017 12:00
Band 7 £18,560 - £19,939 pro rata
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Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity (PESSPA) to join Clavering Primary School as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant*.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach PE lessons; lead physical activity sessions; and deliver lunchtime and after-school clubs to our highly enthusiastic pupils.

At Clavering Primary School, we believe passionately that healthy, active children achieve more! The ‘Clavering PESSPA Programme’ currently holds a national ‘Community Education Award’, ‘Girls Active’ status, the gold standard of the ‘Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark’, the gold standard of the ‘School Games Mark’ and is a ‘John Muir Award’ provider.

This new position is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to join our school at a very exciting time as we move towards addressing the implications of the government’s ‘Obesity Strategy’ and the new ‘Youth Physical Development Model’ (YPDM).

If you think you possess the required skills, attributes and experience for this unique post, then we look forward to meeting you on one of our school tours and receiving your application.

Applicants should clearly demonstrate in their application how they are able to meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.

Informal tours of the school are strongly encouraged. Appointments can be made for the following dates (e-mail PESSPA@claveringschool.org.uk to book a place on the tour): Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 4:30pm and Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 4:30pm.

Application forms are available from and should be returned to:
Mr N. C. McAvoy, Deputy Headteacher,

Closing Date: Friday 31st March 2017 (12:00pm)
Shortlisting: Tuesday 4th April 2017
Interviews: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April 2017

* Candidates do not need to hold a HLTA qualification. For more details about essential and desirable qualifications, please refer to the ‘Person Specification’.

Clavering Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and a satisfactory health screening questionnaire.

Clavering Primary School, Clavering Road, Hartlepool, TS27 3PN, Tel 01429 422088, E-mail PESSPA@claveringschool.org.uk.

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