12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    22 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Salary Grade 8 (Actual Annual Gross Salary: £17,096 - £18,984)

Job summary

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Behaviours for Learning Hub

Permanent Position

30 hours per week, term time only
Monday to Friday; 8:15am – 3:15pm

Salary Grade 8: £24,982 - £27,741 pro rata, per annum
Actual Annual Gross Salary: £17,096 - £18,984

The Cherwell School is a successful comprehensive school in Oxford, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the reshaping of our support systems into intervention ‘hubs’. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic candidate who has a passion for inclusion and experience in supporting students to reflect on and modify their behaviours for learning. We are looking to recruit a permanent Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) for 30 hours per week to oversee the day-to-day running of our Behaviours for Learning hub, to lead and direct a small team of TAs, and to devise effective interventions which have an impact on the experience of vulnerable students in school. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing an appropriate environment and interventions for students who need support to manage their behaviours in the classroom. Full details are given in the job description and person specification attached. We are looking for a colleague who has considerable skill in working with young people, has a flexible and positive approach and who enjoys working as part of a team.

To apply and for further information visit the website:

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this position please call Kate Larminie, Lead Teacher for Inclusion Hubs, on 01865 558719.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 9.00am

Interviews will take place on Thursday 29th April 2021

The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Cherwell School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.

NOTE 1: Some cautions, reprimands, warnings and convictions are protected under the DBS filtering process and you do not have to disclose them.
The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 [exceptions] Order 1975 [2013 and 2020] provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain convictions and cautions are considered "protected." This means that they do not need to be disclosed to an employer and, if they are disclosed, an employer cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found here https://hub.unlock.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/What-will-be-filtered-by-the-DBS.pdf

NOTE 2: if you are under 18 it is no longer a legal requirement for you to disclose any cautions you hold.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
2013 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01865 558719

About The Cherwell School

The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (approximately 2,000 students on roll, including 680 in the Sixth Form). We achieved GCSE progress results in the top 5% of all schools in 2019. We are pleased that we hold an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted as we feel this is a fair reflection of the school, not least as we recognize that we have the capacity to develop and improve further. We consider ourselves to be a school which has at its heart “opportunity, responsibility, excellence” and we aim to make this a deeper reality for all of our students and staff in the years to come. Our aims are supported by our designation as a National Teaching School and as a School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider. We are committed to the professional learning and career development of our staff and work in conjunction with the River Learning Trust to raise standards.

School location

Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE

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