This job expired on 5 February 2023

  • Start date details

    February 2023

  • Closing date

    5 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale F - £21,329 - £23,374 pro rata per annum (£24,496 - £26,845 Full Time / Full Year Equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Level 2 qualification in maths and English

  • NVQ 2 or equivalent in teaching assistance or equivalent experience

  • Relevant Level 3 qualification

  • Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning Diploma

  • HLTA Level 4 qualification

  • Thinking Reading Training or equivalent

  • First Aid qualification

  • Significant experience in working with vulnerable young people with SEND/MH

  • Confidence to work effectively and assertively with young people, external agencies and parents/carers

  • Accuracy and precision in written presentation

  • Good ICT skills

  • Creative approach to problem solving

  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills

  • Ability to work autonomously using own initiative and able to make judgements on when to adjust support

  • To be flexible, adaptable, creative and willing to work outside term time

  • Effective communication, interpersonal, presentation and organisational skills

  • Ability to work with a range of stakeholders

  • Ability to provide a differentiated support service to pupils

  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils

  • Commitment to personal professional development

What the school offers its staff

Charter was rated as good by Ofsted in July 2019. They stated that there are high expectations of behaviour which leads to a calm, purposeful learning environment. Charter is a team effort between staff and pupils where we all work together therefore, encouraging good staff retention and wellbeing. Over the last two rounds of pupil admissions at year 7 we are now oversubscribed with first choice pupils. Our job adverts are linked to this growth and our desire to support pupils from our community, as well as the introduction of our own sixth form that will work with the outstanding Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form in Norwich.

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 Great Yarmouth Charter Academy

School type
Free School, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
894 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy is a secondary school with a new name and a long history in the borough. We can trace our roots back to 1551 but are forging a new path for secondary education in our great town.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools in East Anglia, and work particularly closely with our sister schools in the borough.

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