Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Pencalenick School, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1TE

2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible after interview

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Permanent variable, 36.25 hours per week, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holdays (45.248 paid weeks per year)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

- £22,500 FTE

Pay scale

Actual salary £19,130 per annum (£11.66 per hour)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) job summary

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic HLTA to work as part of a wider team at Mount Charles ARB from October 2022, or as soon as they are able to.

We are looking for someone with initiative and a willingness to become an active member of our friendly and professional ARB, where meeting the learning potential of our students is our highest priority. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside class teachers and Teaching Assistants and to follow any recommendations/guidance from multi agency teams. Experience of supporting students with complex and multiple learning needs or disabilities is a must, along with the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of two years relevant experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good understanding of safeguarding children
  • High quality planning, annotation and recording skills
  • An ability to work on their own initiative and be self-motivated

A commitment to continuing professional development is necessary; we work closely together and roles may be interchangeable to meet children’s needs.

Using the application form

Application packs including full job description and person specification are available from the Pencalenick School website, under Trust Vacancies - www.pencalenick.org - and should be returned to admin@pencalenick.org or by post to Mrs Fiona Weller or Mrs Vicky Lane, Special Partnership Trust, c/o Pencalenick School, St Clement, Truro, TR1 1TE no later than on Friday 7th October.

Download an application form - 50.4 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Pencalenick School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
174 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16
Contact phone number
01872 520385

Mount Charles ARB, located at Mount Charles School, is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone.

Arranging a visit to Pencalenick School

Please email admin@pencalenick.org to arrange a school visit

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