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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year term time, inclusive of INSET days (0.7429 FTE). 8.30am to 3.30pm

Contract type


Pay scale

Bucks Pay Range 3: 16-20 £24,310 - £26,295 (actual £18,060 - £19,534)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring, enthusiastic and knowledgeable individual who enjoys, and is confident in, teaching Mathematics up to GCSE. The successful candidate will be keen to gain an HLTA qualification, or already be an HLTA.

The post would suit a dedicated and hard-working individual who can work independently or in a team. They are likely to have experience of working in a school with children of a relevant age, including those who have specific special educational needs. They should also have a knowledge and understanding of the HLTA standards and be able to demonstrate these standards through the application and interview process.

What the school offers its staff

Waddesdon Church of England School is an Outstanding secondary school (Ofsted, 2021). Some of the many reasons staff enjoy working include:

  • High levels of expectations and discipline
  • Generous teaching/non-contact period per fortnight for appropriate planning preparation and meeting time
  • Positive relations between staff and students

The school has an excellent reputation for CPD and recognises and values the contributions of all staff. There are realistic expectations regarding balancing family and leisure time and workload. Governors have recently changed the Admissions Policy to include children of staff members.

This role is also eligible for the generous LGPS pension scheme.

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 Waddesdon Church of England School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1002 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01296 651382

Waddesdon School is an oversubscribed all ability 11-18 school, set in rural Buckinghamshire. The school is 30 minutes away from Oxford and also within easy commuting distance from Milton Keynes. there are just over 1000 students on roll, including 300 in the Sixth Form. The school has an excellent reputation for CPD and recognises and values the contributions of all staff.

The school was rated 'Outstanding' in all categories during its December 2021 OfSTED inspection.

Arranging a visit to Waddesdon Church of England School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@waddesdonschool.com.

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