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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421.00 - £32,076.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary G6 Unqualified HLTA £16,570 - £18,044 G7 Qualified HLTA £18,357 - £20,117

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Cherry Tree Academy is on an exciting school improvement journey with all stakeholders firmly committed to providing high-quality education for all pupils. We seek to ensure that every pupil achieves their full potential and develops a sense of belonging to our school community and family of schools.

The Governors, leaders and children of Cherry Tree Academy are currently seeking a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join the growing team as soon as possible, with dates to be mutually agreed. The successful candidate will work closely with the teaching staff supporting children with their learning and behavioural needs. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and talented individual to take a key role in our team. We are looking for someone with a genuine passion for education – someone who is driven to make a difference to the lives of the children they work with.

Waterton Academy Trust is a forward thinking Multi Academy Trust of 13 partner schools, serving the Wakefield and Barnsley districts.

In choosing a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), we will be looking for someone who:

Is committed to inclusion and excellence

Can facilitate PPA cover by covering classes across the full age range in school

Has the highest expectations of themselves and others

Has a willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development within the post

Demonstrates good language and numeracy skills

Is able to assist the class teacher and other professionals as appropriate in the development and implementation of suitable educational activities

Is able to plan, prepare and deliver lessons in conjunction with the class teacher

Is able to monitor and assess children’s progress through marking and providing clear feedback to the class teacher

Is an excellent communicator and able to work well in a team

Is a supportive and welcoming presence in the classroom and develop positive working relationships with parents

Understands how children learn and use their initiative to meet individual’s needs

Is patient, nurturing, able to stay calm, listen, and value children’s views

In return we can offer:

The support and expertise of the school’s leadership team and wider Trust School Improvement Team

A modern, bright and spacious learning environment (recently developed and refurbished)

The opportunity to work alongside colleagues who are wholeheartedly dedicated to the pupils and community they serve

A commitment to support your continued professional development through a network of experienced professionals across the Waterton family of schools

The opportunity to contribute widely to school improvement

A health and wellbeing package

Commitment to safeguarding

Waterton Academy Trust is committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Safer recruitment processes are followed which all applicants will be subject to. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate and two satisfactory references. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of any unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to interview.
The Trust is committed in ensuring that all employees and applicants are treated equally and fairly.

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About Cherry Tree Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
257 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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