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  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,878.00 Annually (FTE) 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) – 32.5 hours, term time only - Grade 7; £25,878 - 29,439 pro rata, per annum

The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated HLTA to join our tuition team at Oakfield Lodge School. This is an exciting opportunity for a like minded individual to join a small team who are passionate about improving the life chances of our students. The post holder will be working with students to improve outcomes in a small group or 1:1 basis both onsite at Oakfield Lodge School and across Cheshire East at a variety of venues.

The post holder will support our students to re-engage with education and make both social and academic progress. The role is varied with each student having a bespoke curriculum which meets their individual strengths and interests. Curriculum subjects at KS3 and KS4 are taught using a bank of fully prepared lessons put together by onsite subject specialists.  The post includes planning activities to enhance cultural capital. 

What we are looking for:

·         Do you feel confident to deliver KS3 and KS4 lessons from google classroom?

·         Have you got experience of motivating and inspiring young people with challenging behaviour in secondary education?

·         Are you confident, determined and motivated to promote a positive approach to learning and a positive view of self and others

·         Do you work efficiently, effectively and remain calm, consistent and solution focused under pressure?

The successful candidate will work with our students to help remove barriers to learning. Working largely with our tuition team, the candidate therefore must be willing to travel. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with being able to demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence.

It is essential that the applicants have a driving license and access to a car.

Oakfield Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Child safety recruitment procedures operate and appointment is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS, qualifications check and all other relevant employment checks. Please also note that if you are shortlisted for the role, we may conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children, and that we may want to explore with you at interview.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the school, please contact them to arrange a convenient time.  Email: bursar@oakfieldlodge.cheshire.sch.uk  or Telephone 01270 918337.

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About Oakfield Lodge School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
58 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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