Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Frome Community College, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HQ

14 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    12 July 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

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Grade 13 Point 6-9 £20,043 - £22,129 per annum, pro rata

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
30 hours per week, Mon-Fri, 8:30am-3:00pm, Term Time & Inset Days
Grade 13, Point 6-9, £20,043 - £22,129 per annum, pro rata
Actual salary £13,856 - £15,297 – Start Date: September 2022

We have a new vacancy for a HLTA to join us from September 2022 due to additional funding and increased students on role. We want to hear from you if you are an experienced, highly motivated, and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant who has experience of working with young people to facilitate access to learning. The HLTA will work and support students within Alternative Mainstream Provision (Aspire & Comms Base). The ideal candidate will form part of a team who provide consistently high standards of support in the areas of literacy, numeracy, language, behaviour, social skills, spelling, handwriting/presentation and promoting inclusion and excellent outcomes for all students. The post holder will hold a HLTA Qualification and a First Aid Qualification, or be willing to undertake such training.

To be considered for the role you will be able to demonstrate that you are:
• An experienced HLTA or looking to progress from a TA role.
• Able to provide excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate well with young people focusing on access to learning whilst building positive working relationships.
• Able to provide clear instructions and guidance, using coaching and listening skills to support young people with access to learning.
• Able to promote an ethos of inclusion and equal opportunities for all, regardless of any special educational needs.

We offer the successful candidate:
• Additional First Aid Allowance of £248 per annum
• opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce
• a calm and welcoming environment which enjoys a large amount of green, open spaces
• supportive induction programme and CPD opportunities
• free parking
• onsite catering and nursery
• ‘My Staff Shop’ benefits – including Cycle to Work scheme
• discounted access to leisure centre including gym and pool (located next to the college)

Closing date: Tuesday 12th July (8am)

Applying for the job

Please visit our website for details on how to apply: www.fromecollege.org/join-us/vacancies

Applications should be returned by email to: fccrecruitment@fromecollege.org

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About Frome Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1213 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Contact phone number
01373 465353

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13 - 19 Upper School with approx. 1100 - 1200 students. It is a fast moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome town itself is a cultured town with many restaurants, 2 theatres (one of which is on site) the renowned Sunday market and a cinema.

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