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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,878- £31,099 per annum (dependent upon experience) £22,458 – £26,989 per annum (actual, pro-rata)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Thank you for your interest in the role of a Higher-level Teaching Assistant at The Milton Keynes Academy.

We are seeking to appoint an empathetic and motivated individual to join our highly effective and experienced SEND team. As a High-Level Teaching Assistant your role will be to provide holistic support for pupils with identified SEND needs from home to classroom, working within the SEND Code of Practice to promote full inclusion within our school.

This role requires an enthusiastic, dedicated and resilient Teaching Assistant to support our young people to ensure that, whatever their starting point, they make good progress. You must be passionate about supporting and developing pupils with Special Educational Needs and demonstrate a natural ability to build positive relationships. A Level 3 Award in supporting children and young people with Autism would be desirable, although not essential.

We are based in central Milton Keynes, an area that continues to grow and thrive at a rapid rate. The Milton Keynes Academy joined Creative Education Trust in September 2018. This has enabled the school to continue its rigorous pursuit of rapid improvement for the children it teaches.

Our staff are inspirational and caring. The pupils are at the heart of everything we do and if you share our vision of Opportunities for Everyone and are suitably qualified for the role, then we would love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunities employer. MKA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we expect all staff to share this commitment. References from previous employers will be requested for short-listed applicants prior to interview.

If you think that The Milton Keynes Academy would be the right place for you to inspire our pupils, please visit our website to download a recruitment pack and application form, or contact our HR Team on careers@miltonkeynesacademy.org.uk should you require any further information.

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date, and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Closing Date: Monday 04 December 2023

Interview Date: W/c Monday 04 December 2023

Start date: As soon as possible

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About The Milton Keynes Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1168 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Milton Keynes Academy is an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations and raising achievement, so that we realise our mission of providing opportunities for everyone. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

We are a vibrant Academy (Ofsted judgement Good November 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 pupils aged 11-19 and welcome pupils of all abilities. We are a member of the Creative Education Trust (CET), which marks a new phase on our journey and will further strengthen the Academy on our pursuit to Outstanding. Further information about CET can be found on their website at http://www.creativeeducationtrust.org.uk/

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