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  • Start date details

    June 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale F - £23,106 - £25,161 pro rata per annum (£26,421 - £28,770 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 or 4 qualification

  • Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning Diploma

  • 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

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress, and strongly believe in the importance of giving the widest educational opportunities to all young people, regardless of their background. We have strong networks across the Trust, with opportunities to work with a diverse range of schools and partners. We are committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities for our staff, with a busy programme of continuing professional development courses delivered by some of the country’s best educational thinkers and practitioners.

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.

School location

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