Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

SO1 (SCP23 £32,076 - SCP25 £33,945) FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly effective, dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team.

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupils achievement, progress and development.

You will also be responsible for the management and development of a specialist area within the school such as the library, displays around school or accelerated reader.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours. How and why you do things matters greatly to us, as does your ability to use your initiative, work independently and demonstrate ambition and integrity.

Smithies Moor is a school which is at the heart of the community. Come and join our amazing team!

What the school offers its staff

Why us?

What our team does really counts. And we offer a wide range of benefits and rewards to recognise the part you play in our success. Whether they benefit your finances, your well-being, or your family, in or outside work. From career progression and working and making a difference within your local community, to a whole range of financial discounts and benefits, working at Co-op Academies Trust isn’t just your everyday job.

Benefits include:

  • We will be committed to developing your continuing professional development

  • Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service

  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 10% Co-op discount

  • Co-operative credit union

  • Health-care cash-back scheme

  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities

  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including access to free counselling, financial advice and health advice

Commitment to safeguarding

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Co-op Academies Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships.

Applying for the job

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About Co-op Academy Smithies Moor

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01924 326708

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