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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    18 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,246.00 - £24,636.00 Annually (Actual) Support Staff Pay Scale SP9 - 13 (FTE: £25,979 - £28,770 per year)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) job summary

POST: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

START DATE: January 2024 or as soon as possible

SALARY: SP9 -SP13 (19,430 - 21,518 pro rata per annum)

LOCATION: Duke of Lancaster School, Fakenham, Norfolk

CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent 37 hours per week/39 weeks per year

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS: Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 16:00, Friday: 08:00 to 15:30 - includes 30 minute unpaid break each day.

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

The postholder will be required 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. The post holder will support teaching which will promote each student’s intellectual, physical, social, emotional, moral and spiritual development.

The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a Multi-Academy Trust whose provisions support a range of needs including Moderate LearningDifficulties (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 region. All 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 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 Bianca Greenhalgh (Executive Headteacher):

Email: bianca.greenhalgh@sendat.academy

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. A check against the Children's Barred List will be carried out for those working with students under the age of 18.

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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