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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421.00 - £28,770.00 Annually (FTE) Grade F (Point 12 – 17), Actual Salary c. £20,567 - £22,396

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) job summary

‘TEACH Poole’ Multi-Academy Trust

Ad Astra Infant School

Haymoor Junior School

Canford Heath Infant School

Canford Heath Junior School

Looking for a rewarding career?

Our Trust is seeking a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team!

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual, who is committed to helping children reach their full potential, and passionate about working with children, we would love to hear from you.


Grade F (Point 12 – 17) £26,421 - £28,770 per annum pro-rata
Term time only plus INSET days

(Actual Salary c. £20,567 - £22,396)

33.75 hours per week

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday - 8:15 am to 3:15 pm, with a 45-minute lunch break

Thursday 8:15 am to 4:45 pm, with a 45-minute lunch break

Plus, one additional hour for an after-school club or Intervention

Start date – September 2024

Applications for this post should be made on MyNewTerm. We do not accept CV applications.

The TEACH Poole Multi Academy Trust was formed in April 2015. All four of our wonderful schools are graded as good or outstanding schools by Ofsted. We are extremely popular, over-subscribed, forward-thinking schools with supportive staff and fantastic children.

We are looking to appoint a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to join our Trust with the skills to work across the primary school age range. The successful candidates will work each day to cover classes for PPA across the school. The contract also allows time for weekly planning within the year group team. Staff will be employed by the Trust as a whole, but the current vacancy is based at Canford Heath Junior School, in the first instance.

If you:

  • Are keen to work in a supportive, learning environment
  • Work well in a team
  • Are able to bring energy and enthusiasm to the role
  • Are confident to be able to teach whole classes each afternoon
  • Are suitably qualified with HLTA status or equivalent qualifications or higher.

In return we can offer:

  • Fun, friendly and supportive staff who get on well together
  • Rights’ Respecting pupils with excellent attitudes to learning and outstanding behaviour
  • Superb opportunities and specialist training for career professional development within our Trust
  • A fantastic induction programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured
  • Long service awards
  • Enviable support at all levels, and a proactive approach to staff well-being, work-life balance and care for each person as an individual, including the ability to take time off during term time
  • Beautiful school grounds and welcoming learning environments
  • Highly competitive rates of pay and excellent pension contributions by the Trust.

Join our team and help us make a real difference in the lives of our children!

Closing date: Sunday 23rd June 2024

Interview date: Monday 1st July 2024

Personal information provided by candidates will be securely filed electronically and password protected, with paper copies locked in filing cabinets in a locked office. They will not be released to third parties outside the school without the consent of the person concerned, except where there is a legal requirement to do so. If the application does not proceed, the data will be securely disposed of after 6 months. Any concerns regarding data gathered in the recruitment process should be directed to the Data Manager – Hayley Hemmings at h.hemmings@teachpoole.com

These schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials including an enhanced DBS check. Online searches will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates. Suitability to work with children will be explored at interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Canford Heath Junior School, safeguarding is of the utmost importance. The school aims to help protect the children in its care by working consistently and appropriately with all agencies to reduce risk and promote the welfare of children.

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About Canford Heath Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
474 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Canford Heath Junior School is a Gold Rights Respecting School, which feeds through every aspect of the school and supports the school in its drive to ensure that when children leave, they do so with excellent foundations to be global citizens as they grow up.

Our curriculum allows the children to continually develop their skills in Literacy and numeracy in order to be ready for the next stage of their education, while maintaining a broad and balanced approach to allow all children to demonstrate their talents and develop into well-rounded, informed individuals with a love for learning.

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