Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Higher Level Teaching Assistant
35 hours per week – 39 weeks per year term time
Salary: : Grade 4 NJCJE Pt. 9-17, £18,610 to £21,805 (actual salary based on term time only)
Working hours: 8:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday, plus Twilight training sessions each half term, 195 days a year as per school’s term dates
Contract: FTC until July 2023

The HLTA role complements the work of the Class Teacher. You will be responsible for planning, delivery and evaluation of a range of learning activities under the guidance, instruction and/or supervision of the teacher. You will also lead on the teaching of Life Skills Curriculum in your class.

You will deputise in your Class Teacher’s absence and take a lead on the class as the second-in-command. As the most senior member of the support staff in your class, you will line mange and supervise, including performance management, Teaching Assistants in your class.

In addition you will:

  • Support students with their socio-emotional engagement with learning and promote independence in a safe environment.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the best outcomes for each student.
  • Promote the inclusion of all students, so that all have equal opportunities to feel included and to contribute to school life.
  • Support class teachers to create a supportive and relaxed working environment that make students feel happy and secure.
  • Implement the positive behaviour approaches set out by the school, including Restorative Practice and Zones of Regulation.

A good understanding of behaviour as communication, attachment theory, SEMH needs in the classroom, and theory underlying nurture provision are ideal for any professional working in our school.

All support, guidance and great future career prospects will be available to the successful candidate.

For the post advertised, you must:

  • Have relevant experience and/or transferrable skills
  • Be able to use ICT effectively
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Have good communication skills
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy
  • Be willing to achieve HLTA Status – training and support will be given by the school.
  • Literacy and Numeracy at Level 2 are a pre-requisite to achieving HLTA status and certificates must be shown before appointment

Closing date: Thursday 28th July at 10am
Assessment date: w/c 1st August

Apply now!