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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
35 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£23,953 - £27,514 per annum
Actual salary
£18,748 - £21,526 per annum

Job summary

The Unity Schools Partnership, consisting of primary and secondary schools, is a vibrant and inspiring place to work and learn, striving to secure excellence in all aspects of its work.

We are seeking to recruit a highly flexible, self-motivated and reliable Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated and friendly team.

The HLTA will:

Cover, lead and plan classes across the school, predominantly in Key Stage 1
Work with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils
Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement
Ideally, you will be an experienced HLTA who has a proven history of working with students within a classroom setting, 1:1 and in small groups.

As part of the Unity Schools Partnership, we offer:

a friendly and welcoming school
dedicated colleagues with an excellent team ethos
a supportive and driven leadership team
a wide range of CPD opportunities
opportunities for career progression
For an informal discussion about your application or any more information, please contact Leda Yeaman, Operations Manager, email: or telephone: 01284 718818.

Closing date: 09:00am, Monday 29 November 2021

Interviews: Thursday 02 December 2021

To apply, please visit

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
466 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01284 718818

About Abbots Green Primary Academy

At Abbots Green we are proud to offer our pupils a happy, safe environment in which they are encouraged and challenged to learn across all areas of our curriculum.

As a school, we commit to educating the whole child. We believe that children’s personal, academic, physical, creative and social developments are all important and enable us to develop confident, independent, self-evaluative learners throughout the school. Children at Abbots Green are proud to take on roles and responsibilities (large and small) in school and revel in the responsibility of supporting one another.

Being a large primary school we pride ourselves in maintaining a family feel where staff work together collaboratively to ensure that every child reaches their potential.

Arranging a visit to Abbots Green Primary Academy

For an informal discussion about your application or any more information, please contact Leda Yeaman, Operations Manager, email: or telephone: 01284 718818.

School location

Airfield Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7PJ

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