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  • Start date details

    June 2024

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    19 April 2024

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Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,756.00 - £26,564.00 Annually (Actual)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

ADVERT-Internal only

AHigher Level Teaching Assistant Secondary(HLTA)

Start date- 01st June 2024

Location- Eko Pathways, Flanders Road, East Ham, London E6 6FE

Contract type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: Grade 6, Scale Point 18 £32,925 to £33,957 (£25,756 to £26,564 Actual salary)

Hours: 32.5hrs per week.

Weeks per year: 39 weeks, term time only

Eko Trust is a family of good and outstanding schools situated across London and Suffolk. Collaborating seamlessly, we are dedicated to cultivating a supportive environment where our collective goal is to constantly learn and innovate, striving to deliver unparalleled educational outcomes for the children under our care. If you're passionate about making a meaningful impact in education and thrive in a collaborative, progressive atmosphere, this is the perfect opportunity to contribute to a community committed to excellence.

Eko Pathways School is recruiting for a high quality, dynamic and reflective HLTA to join our creative, innovative and inclusive team. As a member of staff you will benefit from belonging to Eko Pathways, as well as being part of a wider support network of Eko schools.

As a SEMH School, we are a growing team with many exciting opportunities. We are excited to offer this role as part of our new and dynamic team and can offer an induction package, professional development and opportunities to work with experienced practitioners in the field of SEND and SEMH.

The HLTA role will involve leading the teaching and learning for whole classes in the absence of the class teacher and for specific group and individual interventions. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning of learning opportunities and tasks when needed, including the marking and assessment of pupils’ learning. The HLTA will be expected to lead on aspects of the wider support worker team.

We are looking for someone who:

Has at least 3 years’ experience in SEND/SEMH school setting.

Has experience of successfully leading group and individual programmes and interventions that impact on pupil learning.

Uses positive behaviour management – reinforcing the language of choices, pupils being responsible for their choices and consistently applies agreed systems/strategies across a whole school level

Ensures the safety and learning of all pupils within the class/ group.

Has a good knowledge of the primary and secondary curriculum.

Has an understanding of techniques to assess pupil learning and how to use this information to plan/identify next steps in learning.

Is able to plan sessions around agreed learning objectives based on the needs of the individuals

Establishes good relationships with pupils and staff

Can use their own initiative (within a team and individually) and work flexibly- based on the needs of the pupils at Pathways.

Is committed to continuing professional development and is willing to undertake relevant training for this post

Is resilient and committed to the challenges of working with pupils with SEMH and SEND needs.

Our Trust can offer:

Supportive and friendly staff who work together as a team

Forward-thinking approaches to learning, professional development, and school improvement

Continuous professional development & learning opportunities

Employee benefits scheme offering great discounts from a range of brands

Salary sacrifice schemes such as Cyle to Work

Employee Assistance Programme offering 24/7 access to a confidential employee helpline staffed by trained counsellors

Access to private GP services, counselling, financial wellbeing advice, physiotherapy, and other specialist services

Family-friendly policies and options for flexible working

A commitment to your career aspirations and professional development

A clear vision for the future and strong values of school values

Visits are welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange this or for any further information.

To apply, please visit

Eko Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending our schools. As the duties of this post involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced DBS check being completed. This post is also subject to a satisfactory probationary period and medical clearance.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24th April 2024

Interview date: Friday 26th April 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Eko Pathways

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

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