Weston St Mary
CE Primary School
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Higher Level Teaching Assistant Required for Whaplode Primary School

Would you like to be part of an ‘outstanding’ Church School team who aim to inspire and encourage our children to believe in their ability to succeed through learning?  If you want to be a part of a school that is setting standards and pushing boundaries within teaching and learning, then we would like to hear from you!
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our popular village school.  The appointment would be for 15 hours per week and would be considered permanent, subject to the relevant probationary periods.
Whaplode CE Primary school is part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT).  The salary would be reflective of the role at Scale Point 19 (£6,479 or £18,745 FTE) and the number of weeks worked per year would be 39.

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are self-motivated and show initiative
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Can remain focused in a busy environment
  • Will be able to work part of a team to achieve the very best for our children
  • Have a sense of humour

Main Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare lesson with teachers, participating in all stages of the planning cycle, including evaluating and adjusting lesson plans.
  • Develop and prepare resources for learning activities.
  • Contribute to the planning of opportunities for students to learn in out-of-school contexts in line with school policies and procedures.
  • Within an agreed system of supervision and within lesson framework, teach whole classes covering PPA.
  • Provide detailed verbal and written feedback on lesson content, student responses to learning and student behaviour, to teachers and students.
  • Motivate and progress students’ learning by using clearly structured interesting teaching and learning activities.
  • Be familiar with lesson plans, IEP targets and learning objectives.
  • Use behaviour management strategies, in line with the schools’ policy and procedures, to contribute to a purposeful learning environment and encourage students to interact and work cooperatively with others.
  • Support the role of parents in students’ learning and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on student progress, achievement and behaviour, maintaining sensitivity and confidentially at all times.
  • Assist teachers in evaluating progress through a range of assessment activities.
  • Assist in maintain and analysing records of students’ progress.
  • Support and guide other less experienced teaching assistants work in the classroom when required and lead training for other support staff.
  • Recognise and challenge any incident which forms abuse of equal opportunities, ensuring compliance with relevant school policies/
  • Understand and implement school child protection policies and comply with legal responsibilities.
  • Foster and maintain constructive and supportive relationships with parents/carers, exchanging appropriate information, facilitating their support for their child’s attendance, access and learning, and supporting home to school and community links.

Whaplode school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Visits to the school are more than welcome and are encouraged.

Closing date – 4th September 2018 at 10:00 am

Short listingwill take place – 6th September 2018
Interviews to be conducted on or about 11th September 2018


Application forms and supporting documents can be downloaded above.

The LAAT promotes diversity and wants a workforce, which reflects Christian Value. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
The LAAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.


Site Manager

Would you like to be part of a team who aim to inspire and encourage our children to believe in their ability to succeed through learning?

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated part time Site Manager to join our popular village schools (Whaplode & Weston St Mary CofE Primary School) during September 2018.   The appointments would be for 20 hours per week and would be considered permanent, subject the relevant probationary periods.

Whaplode & Weston St Mary Primary Schools are part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT); therefore, the role would be an employee of the LAAT and could be employed across more schools.  The salary would be reflective of the role at Scale Point 19 (£9,317.47) and the number of weeks worked per year would be 41.

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are self-motivated and show initiative.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Can remain focused in a busy environment
  • Will be able to work as part of a team to achieve the very best for our children.
  • Have a sense of humour.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the security of the premises and its contents, including the operation of fire and burglar alarms.
  • Be a trustworthy key holder responsible for the open and close of the site.
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness of the premises.
  • To assist with inspection of the heating plant on a daily basis, carry out minor maintenance and report other defects.
  • Provide routine development and maintenance i.e. minor decoration, repairs and those tasks which would not normally require the services of an outside contractor.
  • Attend to the heating and lighting of the premises and maintain the required equipment.
  • Be available to attend the school in cases of emergency outside the working week e.g. intruders, fire, weather damage.
  • To sweep all external hard surface areas, remove weeds from between slabs and at edge of building, clear leaves and litter from drain covers and disinfect drains.
  • To clear paths of snow and spread salt as required for the health and safety of pupils and staff
  • To receive deliveries and carry out porterage duties in any area of the site to include removal or rearrangement of furniture within the school.
  • To provide handyperson duties and to report defects of the fabric of the building.
  • To remove litter from all areas within the school grounds and within the premises.
  • To clear any blockage, spillage or other hazard arising during the course of the school day.
  • If necessary to attend out of normal working hours any emergency situation which may arise.
  • To attend evening lettings when required.
  • Liaise with outside agencies/ contractors as necessary to carry out additional work.
  • Work effectively with the Academy to ensure services, resources and equipment represents value for money within the school’s budgetary parameters.
  • To have responsibility for the day to day management of health and safety within the school.
  • To carry out fire and health and safety risk assessments.
  • To take measures to minimize the possibility of arson and to reduce the opportunity to start fires.
  • To carry out weekly fire alarms checks and to regularly check fire extinguishers.
  • To carry out weekly and monthly emergency lighting checks.
  • To manage security systems and liaise with the overnight security provider and ensure the effective working of the alarm systems.
  • To liaise with the relevant contractors when necessary and ensure that they are aware of the school’s Health and safety requirements.
  • In return, we can offer you an excellent training package with many opportunities to develop your career:
  • Develop your skills and contribute to the on-going development of our successful academy
  • Join a very professional and able staff team

Visits to both schools are more than welcome and are encouraged.

Closing date – Wednesday, 5th September 2018
Short listing will take place – Friday, 7th September 2018
Interviews to be conducted on or about the Wednesday, 12th September 2018
Application forms and supporting documents can be downloaded from this page.
The LAAT promotes diversity and wants a workforce, which reflects Christian Value. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
The LAAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.