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  • Start date details

    5th June 2023

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803.00 - £31,364.00 Annually (FTE)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) – 32.5 hours, term time only - Grade 7; £27,803 - £31,364 pro rata, per annum

Fixed term for the academic year of 2024-25 (2nd September 2024 to 22nd July 2025), this may be extended depending on funding.

The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated HLTA to join our team at Oakfield Lodge School. The post holder will be working with students to improve outcomes in various subjects.

Have you got experience of managing challenging behaviour in young people in secondary education?

Are you confident, determined and motivated to provoke 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 candidates will work with our students to help improve behaviour choices and remove barriers to learning. The successful candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence.

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

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 Oakfield Lodge School

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

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