[220719A] Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Secondary)

Millbay Academy, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3EG

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    14 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent salary

NJC Grade E, Point 15 – 19, £23,953 - £26,446

Actual salary

£18,643 - £20,583 per annum

[220719A] Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Secondary) job summary

Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join the Secondary team at Millbay Academy in September 2022.

Post: HLTA (EAL and SEN) – Protective Team (Secondary)

Location: Millbay Academy, 22 Millbay Road, Millbay, Plymouth PL1 3EG

FTE Salary Range: NJC Grade E, Point 15 – 19, £23,953 - £26,446 per annum pro-rata

Actual Annual Salary: £18,643 - £20,583 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, part time; term-time (39 weeks per year)

Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday

About the role

Millbay Academy is an all through primary to secondary academy and are looking to recruit an experienced HLTA as part of the secondary protective team.

The job involves complementing the work of the teachers by taking responsibilities for agreed learning activities, including planning, preparing and delivery, providing PPA cover for teachers and supporting teachers in the delivery of the curriculum for EAL and SEN pupils so that they can achieve their full potential. 


About the successful candidate

This is a great opportunity for an experienced and dedicated person who wants to make a different to our young people’s lives. We are looking for people who have the following experience and qualities:

  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant standard or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Numeracy/Literacy skills equivalent to NVQ Level 2 in English and Mathematics
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing national/foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies
  • Understanding of child development and learning processes and statutory frameworks relating to teaching
  • Developed training skills required for supporting the pupils in the classroom and effective written and oral communication skills for liaising with the pupils, other staff, parents and outside agencies and professionals

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps

So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please get in touch by emailing the recruitment team on recruitment@reachsouth.org or contacting Carrie Carpenter, Operations Manager, on 07483 349935 or ccarpenter@millbayacademy.org.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 14th August 2022

Interview Date:  Interviews are provisionally booked for Thursday 1st September 2022

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form which can be found on the Tes Website click ‘quick apply’ on the advert or access by following link below:

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-220719a-higher-level-teaching-assistant-plymouth-1678831

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.


Opportunities and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible toapply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

Applying for the job

So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please get in touch by emailing the recruitment team on recruitment@reachsouth.org or contacting Carrie Carpenter, Operations Manager, on 07483 349935 or ccarpenter@millbayacademy.org.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 14th August 2022
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Thursday 1st September 2022

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form which can be found on the Tes Website click ‘quick apply’ on the advert or access by following link below:

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-220719a-higher-level-teaching-assistant-plymouth-1678831

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Millbay Academy

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 16
School size
555 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Contact phone number
07759365064

Millbay Academy is an all-through school in Plymouth’s Coastal Quarter. This is a place where everyone is important and where every moment counts. Our values will underpin all that we do: we will provide a stimulating learning environment where children will feel safe, happy and consequently thrive.

We are passionate advocates of all-through education. Through this, we will be able to serve our community and families, ensuring an excellent educational experience with continuity and progression. All-through education offers many unique opportunities, including shared experiences, powerful role models and the in-depth knowledge of subject specialists. Millbay Academy has a PAN of 1020.

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