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  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available


Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,547.00 - £24,969.00 Annually (Actual) SP9 - SP13

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) job summary

POST: Higher Level Teaching Assistant


SALARY: SP9 -SP13 £22,547 to £24,969 ACTUAL

LOCATION: Duke of Lancaster School, Fakenham, Norfolk

CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent 37.5 hours per week / 39 weeks per year

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS: Monday to Friday 08:15 to 16:15, Includes 30 minute unpaid break each day

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join Duke of Lancaster.

To help provide a safe and secure educational and caring environment in which children with moderate learning difficulties will receive specialist teaching to develop the self-respect, self confidence, self-control, self-advocacy and self-dependence necessary for participation as members of their community. To support teaching which will promote each student’s intellectual, physical, social, emotional, moral and spiritual development so that each can develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to re-integrate within the mainstream school community and aspire to adulthood.

 The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a Multi-Academy Trust whose provisions support a range of needs including Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Social, Emotional and Mental Health and Behavioural (SEMH) needs.    Our core aim is to provide for the continuum of special needs across the Eastern regionAll SENDAT schools and alternate provisions have Trauma Informed practices embedded across the curriculum and SENDAT staff colleagues are given training and support to develop and use these skills in their day-to-day working. 


As part of the SENDAT, we offer: 

- Staff wellbeing day – can be taken at any point throughout the year 

- Access to a wide range of in person and online CPD 

- Cycle to work scheme 

- Health and welfare assistance package with Simply Health, provides financial support with some things like eye tests, and therapies 

- Opportunities to participate in Outdoor Learning activities including Duke of Edinburgh and Scouting schemes 

- Annual subsidised staff residential activity weekend in Wales 

If you would like an informal chat before submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Head of School Rob Speck.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for all posts. 

SENDAT – welcoming diversity 

Commitment to safeguarding

SENDAT Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment checks will be required for all of our staff at SENDAT.

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About Sendat

Multi-academy trust

SENDAT is a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust, the provider of choice for SEND. We support a range of needs from ages 5 to 25.

Our expertise lies in Moderate Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Social Emotional & Mental Health and Behavioural needs. We work across Suffolk and Norfolk to try to meet the needs of students with SEND.

There are 5 special schools and two centers linked to mainstream.

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