9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 8pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,593.00 - £23,512.00 Annually (Actual)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) job summary

Permanent Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Upwell Academy - Upwell

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HLTA to join our team or alternatively for a Teaching Assistant with relevant experience looking for their next challenge.

Grade F, £21,593 - £23,512 per annum prorated (Full FTE £26,421 - £28,770)

35 hours per week Term-time plus one week (39 weeks per year)

Position closes: Sunday 02 June 2024 8pm

Interview date: Wednesday 05 June 2024

If we receive sufficient applicants of a high calibre, we may bring the closing date forward.

Visits to the Academy are encouraged. Please contact Kim Rhodes on 01945 773225

Role Purpose

Upwell Academy require a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to provide extra support to our students and staff.

The HLTA will be required to manage classes and to appropriately deliver the work set by the teacher to a high standard, answering any questions to the best of their ability and keeping the pupils on task while maintaining good order.

When not covering whole classes, the HLTA will be required to provide in class support during other colleague’s lessons, under the direction of the Senior Leadership Team. This could include supporting individual pupils, small groups or pupils with specific learning needs.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will have Level 2 qualifications in both English and Maths of grade A*- C.

Essential: Experiencing of leading small group work or classes

Essential: Strong mathematical and grammatical knowledge

You will have a good knowledge of safeguarding regulations and experience of classroom management.

Please ensure that you tailor your application to meet the minimum essential criteria of the Person Specification attached to this advert.

For further details of this role, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Eastern Multi Academy Trust (EMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check including the Children's Barred List.

EMAT is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, employee support services to welcome and support staff from different backgrounds. Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment and signal our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity and welcome part time or flexible working applicants.

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 Upwell Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
202 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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