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HLTA Foley Infant Academy

32.5 hours per week, term time

Grade 5 £23,541 - £27,071

This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly school which is aspiring to be outstanding and play a pivotal role in contributing to good or outstanding teaching and learning across our special infants school set in the heart of Kinver. 

Are you an inspirational practitioner who is passionate about facilitating children to be the very best they can be and learn without limits?

Do you have the ability to empower pupils and staff to achieve high standards?

The successful applicant must have the energy, enthusiasm and determination to support us in our drive towards Foley being an outstanding school.

We would like:

 - someone who is an outstanding HTLA

 - someone who can inspire and motivate children and adults

 - someone who is enthusiastic and caring

 - someone with good subject knowledge and understanding of Early Years and KS1

 - someone who has experience in supporting children with SEND needs, or are disadvantaged

 - someone who has effective communication skills

 We can offer you 

 - extremely well-mannered children that demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning

 - a friendly, hardworking team of staff committed to raising standards

 - excellent coaching and opportunities for professional development

 - a welcoming and supportive governing body


For further details and application pack, please contact Claire Gwilliam on 01384 872382 or via email info@foleyacademy.com

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.

Closing date: Friday 26th November 2021 at 5pm

Shortlisting: Provisionally Wednesday 1st December 2021

Interview Date: Provisionally Wednesday 8th December 2021

See documents for the position down below. 

For more Information please download the documents to apply:



Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Grade: Level 3

Line Manager: Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, EYFS Foundation Stage Leader

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Job Purpose

To work under the guidance of the class teacher in the planning and implementation of work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils or the whole class to promote effective teaching and learning.

During the short term absence of the class teacher a Level 3 teaching assistant may be required to supervise the whole class and deliver pre prepared activities.

To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupil and the classroom.

To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.

To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop.

To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

Work with the teacher to maintain an appropriate learning environment

Work with the teacher in routine lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate

Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives

Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.

Be responsible for keeping and updating routine records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested

Undertake marking of pupils’ work and accurately record achievement/progress

Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour

Liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers as agreed with the teacher within your role/responsibility and participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents with, or as directed

Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams/tests

Provide general and routine clerical/administrative support e.g. administer coursework, produce worksheets for agreed activities etc.

Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, making appropriate adjustments  according to pupil responses/needs

Implement local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, early years and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of relevant skills

Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use

Help pupils to access learning activities through specialist support

Prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment and resources in line with agreed plans and strategies.

Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support pupils

Assist with the development and implementation of IEPs

Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations

Promote good behaviours in the learning environment by delivering agreed strategies and interventions.

Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom

Support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs

Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils in activities

Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance

Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement

Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils

Attend and participate in regular meetings

Participate in training and other learning activities as required

Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

Provide appropriate guidance and supervision and assist in the training and development of staff as appropriate

Undertake planned supervision of pupils’ out of school hours learning activities

Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

Main responsibilities:

Support for the Teacher

Support for the Curriculum

Support for Pupils

Support for the School

For further details and application pack, please contact Claire Gwilliam on 01384 872382 or via email info@foleyacademy.com
Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.
Closing date: Thursday 25th November 2021 at 5pm
Shortlisting: Provisionally Wednesday 1st December 2021
Interview Date: Provisionally Wednesday 8th December 2021

Class Teacher (ECT/M2)

Hours: Full time

This is an exciting opportunity to join the teaching team at our friendly school which is aspiring to be outstanding.  You will play a pivotal role in contributing to good or outstanding teaching and learning across our special infants school set in the heart of Kinver. 


Are you an inspirational practitioner who is passionate about facilitating children to be the very best they can be and learn without limits?


Do you have the ability to empower pupils and staff to achieve high standards?


The successful applicant must have the energy, enthusiasm and determination to support us in our drive towards Foley being an outstanding school. 

We are looking for a Teacher who has:

● excellent written and oral skills
● the ability to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents
● a commitment to ensuring children achieve their full potential
● is committed to raising standards within a broad and balanced curriculum
● has the ability to develop children’s wellbeing and self-esteem
● is able to communicate effectively and enjoys working as part of a team

For further details and application pack, please contact Claire Gwilliam on 01384 872382 or via email info@foleyacademy.com.

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.

Closing date: Thursday 25th November 2021 at 5pm

Shortlisting: Provisionally Wednesday 1st December 2021

Interview Date: Provisionally Wednesday 8th December 2021



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Foley Academy

Fairfield Drive,
Kinver,Staffordshire, DY7 6EW
Telephone: 01384 872382
e:info@foleyacademy.com