Remaining inset days for this academic year : 27 June 2014 – - – 21 July 2014


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Class One have been learning about the story The Owl Babies.

 We have done some brilliant writing, collages, paintings and clay models. Here is just some of our beautiful work.

Class Five have been learning about The Titanic.

Here is a selection of our work based on this topic…

Class Five have been learning about paintings of water landscapes.

We created some of our own using pastel and paint.


Newsletter : February 2014

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Vacancy at Ferham Primary School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Support and Learning Delivery)

Salary: Band G Spinal Point 26 (£22,443 – £24,892 pro rata)

Start date: Monday 3 March 2014 or sooner

HLTA job description

HTLA Person Specification 

The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint a well motivated, skilled and experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to prepare and deliver learning activities to groups of pupils and whole classes from our Foundation Unit through to Year 6.  The post holder will also have responsibility for monitoring and reporting on pupils’ achievement, and for the management of other teaching assistants.  This permanent position is for 32½ hours each week, term time only. The post-holder will be required to work all 5 Inset Days

You will:

  • Have a passion for teaching and learning and for creating a rich learning environment.
  • Be committed to high standards, valuing every child.
  • Inspire and motivate children.
  • Be committed to constantly improve your own practice/knowledge through self-evaluation and learning from others.
  • Have high expectations of children
  • Be able to plan effectively to provide our children with a rich, creative and diverse curriculum
  • Have the ability to relate well to children and adults

We can offer you:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with children 3 – 11 years.
  • A welcoming, friendly and caring ethos.
  • An environment where children are happy, confident and enjoy learning.
  • A vibrant inclusive multicultural community in which to work.
  • The opportunity to work with a highly motivated and successful team of professionals.
  • Positive and supportive opportunities for professional development.

This post involves working with vulnerable children and therefore, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level.  Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged by prior arrangement with the Headteacher, as only by visiting can you ensure that this is the right school for you.  Please contact Mrs. Simpson on 01709 740962 for an appointment.

Closing Date :           12 noon Friday 17 January 2014

Shortlisting   :           Monday 20 January 2014

Interviews     :           Monday 27 January 2014

Applications forms and further details are available by requesting a pack by email to

or by sending a large stamped addressed envelope to

Ferham Primary School,
Ferham Road,
S61 1AP


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