This job expired on 20 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Scale F, Point 12 17, £12.70 - £13.91/hour. Approx £ 21,069 - £ 23,090 (£24,496 - £26,845/year FTE per annum, based on a 37 hour week) Please note that salary will be pro rata.

What skills and experience we're looking for


BSL Level 2

Experience of working with children with complex special educational needs

Significant experience working with young children

Experience in leading small groups/whole class

Working closely with others as part of a team

Experience of managing behaviour effectively

Skills, Attributes and Knowledge

Experience of developing Literacy and Numeracy

Ability to demonstrate skills and qualities required to support individual students

Skills and knowledge to deal with student safety and behaviour

Ability to work with teacher to plan lessons

Commitment to continued personal development

Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Ability to assimilate information quickly and prepare succinct summaries

Ability to work effectively under pressure

To have a commitment to equal opportunities

Ability to adapt resources to meet individual student needs

Ability to focus on standards and the belief that all students can succeed given the right opportunity and support

Good ICT skills

What the school offers its staff

At West Norfolk Academies Trust, we deeply value giving all of our staff access to continued professional development and high quality support in order for them to thrive in their professional lives.

Further details about the role

Marshland High School are seeking to recruit a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) who specialises in complex needs & hearing loss.To support a named pupil & take a lead role alongside a one-to-one teacher with the implementation of the individual pupils support plan to ensure that the school is meeting the specific needs of the pupil and supporting the pupil in lessons following a differentiated curriculum.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with experience in British Sign Language , Level 2 who is passionate about promoting independence, inclusion, acceptance and equality.

Commitment to safeguarding

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply.
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About Marshland High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
806 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

A secondary academy which is part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust. Marshland is justly proud of its reputation as an inclusive community, which is dedicated to the needs of the individual. A community where we strive each day to promote and develop our core values, developing resilience, laying the foundations for a lifetime of enjoyment and happiness. Our academy trust provides a very support and inclusive working environment for all our staff. All schools within our trust work collaboratively on the development of our curriculum, pedagogy, resourcing and extra-curricular activities. We aim for our school to be at the heart of our community, preparing young people for life in modern Britain. We seek to nurture active caring and independent citizens who lead rewarding and successful lives. We are a safe and friendly community, where students experience a challenging and engaging curriculum, offering cultural opportunities beyond our classrooms. We endeavour to instill a love of learning and a respect for education as we believe that education is life-changing and that learning should continue throughout life. We strive to ensure each and every student is the best they can be at whatever they do. We promote high aspirations for every student, encourage excellence in every area and celebrate individual achievement. Staff at our school are highly motivated and enjoy the supportive working environment and school ethos and culture. We invest heavily in our personalised development programme for our staff. We are always working to reduce workload and promote wellbeing amongst our staff. We have an enviable reputation not only as a school of first choice by parents but also an employer of first choice within the local community.

Arranging a visit to Marshland High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk.

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