Vacancies

The Halifax Academy is committed to safeguarding staff and students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service DBS check. All interviews will include a question about Safeguarding and any anomalies identified in pre-recruitment checks will be discussed at interview.

The application form for all vacancies, as well as a self-disclosure form can be found below the list of current vacancies. Please return all completed applications to: recruitment@thehalifaxacademy.org

Current vacancies:

 

Teaching Assistant - Primary -

(Maternity Cover 9 months in the first instance)
30 hours per week Term Time
Scale 3 Actual Salary £12,894

Required as soon as possible The Halifax Academy requires an experienced caring and nurturing Teaching Assistant to join our Primary Phase. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the KS1/KS2 along with experience of supporting children in their learning, in particular in communication, English, phonics and Maths.
The Halifax Academy is a high performing 4-16 all-through Academy in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It was inspected by Ofsted in September 2017 being judged as Good in all areas. Outcomes are outstanding at KS4 and places the Academy in the top 15% of all schools nationally. Early Years Provision is good.
The Academy is the founding school in Impact Education MAT and is led by Matt Perry the Headteacher.

The successful candidate will be able to:

• Work as part of a team but use their own initiative
• Motivate and inspire our pupils
• Use creativity and passion in their work
• Form effective relationships with parents, carers and outside agencies
• Be a positive role model for our children

The successful candidate will be involved in:

• improving learning and teaching
• have a proven track record of raising achievement
• tracking pupils individual performance and implementing intervention strategies
• supporting pupils with medical needs

In return we can offer:

• working as part of a creative and supportive team, who are determined and driven on our mission to achieve the very best for our pupils.
• joining our ‘coaching culture’ which is a key focus for CPD in the Academy. Every member of our teaching and support staff are involved in our ‘Coaching for Excellence’ programme to focus on improving teaching and learning in all subjects.
• the opportunity to gain cross phase experience.
• access to a teaching school alliance which enables us to work collaboratively and share best practice with other providers and creates professional development opportunities.
• enthusiastic students who are keen to make outstanding progress
• effective supportive and dynamic leadership
• Friday school finishes at 1.15pm
This is an exciting time to join The Academy on its journey to becoming outstanding. We are a team of driven, enthusiastic and friendly staff, who contribute greatly to the success of the Academy and its pupils. The Halifax Academy is a popular and over-subscribed Academy which has outstanding facilities.

Further details

Job Description
Person Specification

The Halifax Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for all relevant posts.

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@thehalifaxacademy.org or posted to The Halifax Academy no later than 9.00am on Monday 2nd March. No late applications or CV’s will be accepted.

Applications close: Monday 2nd March 2020

1:1 Support Assistant - Primary -

Fixed term until 31/08/2020 in the first instance
Scale 3, 30 hours per week Term Time Only
(Mon-Thu 8:00- 3:00 & Fri 8:00-1:15)

An opportunity has arisen for a Support Assistant to start as soon as possible to work within our Primary Phase of The Halifax Academy. The support assistant will work within KS2 in the first instance and will have experience of working as a 1 to 1 support with children with specific learning/developmental needs and be flexible to work with children as they progress through the age range.
The Halifax Academy is a high performing 4-16 all-through Academy in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It was inspected by Ofsted in September 2017 being judged as Good in all areas. Outcomes are outstanding at KS4 and places the Academy in the top 15% of all schools nationally. Early Years Provision is good.
The Academy is the founding school in Impact Education MAT and is led by Matt Perry the Headteacher.

The successful candidate will be able to:
• Provide 1:1 care to our students
• Work as part of a team but use their own initiative
• Motivate and inspire our students
• Use creativity and passion in their work
• Form effective relationships with parents, carers and outside agencies
• Be a positive role model for our students

The successful candidate will be involved in:
• improving learning and teaching
• raising achievement
• supporting students with medical needs
In return we can offer:
• working as part of a creative and supportive team, who are determined and driven on our mission to achieve the very best for our students.
• the opportunity to gain cross phase experience.
• enthusiastic students who are keen to make outstanding progress
• effective supportive and dynamic leadership

Further details:

Job Description
Person Specification

The Halifax Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for all relevant posts.

To apply for the vacancy please complete the academy’s application form and return it to recruitment@thehalifaxacademy.org closing date for applications is Monday 2nd March. Late applications and CV’s will not be accepted.

 

Applications close: Monday 2nd March 2020

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