This job expired on 21 September 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    21 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: 33.75 hours per week. Mon, Fri 09:00 - 15:45, Tue 09:00 - 17:00, Wed 09:00 - 17:00, Thurs 09:00 - 16:00.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,425.00 (FTE) - Actual salary £19,421.16

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Meet HLTA standards or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Hold relevant qualifications at a level equivalent to at least NQF Level 3.
  • Demonstrable levels of numeracy & literacy equivalent to GCSE (A-C) or NVQ Level 2 (or by test).
  • A minimum of two years’ experience of working with children (either paid or unpaid capacity) preferably in an education setting.
  • Evidence of specialism in specific curriculum areas or areas of particular learning difficulty.
  • Experience of teaching a number of disciplines and sport activities - supported by relevant qualifications
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in working relationship with young pupils and in forming effective professional relationships with a wide range of contacts.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of PE/Sports (Healthy schools).
  • Sound IT skills to support learning and maintain electronic information systems.
  • Understanding of behaviour management strategies.
  • Understanding of First Aid procedures.
  • Risk assessment and use of PE equipment

What the school offers its staff

  • A competitive salary
  • Attractive terms and conditions including holidays
  • Eligibility to join the local government pension scheme/Teachers pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Local and national discount schemes and initiatives
  • Continued professional development support
  • Flexibility to work across the Special Partnership Trust, the largest SEN provider in the county
  • Support for the wellbeing of staff
  • Access to Simply Health and Medigold benefits

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils.We recognise that everyone who comes into contact with children has a duty to safeguard and promote children’s welfare.We ensure all appropriate measures are applied in relation to all who work in the school,who is likely to be perceived by children as a safe and trustworthy adult. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check.Following guidance in KCSIE;our School undertake an online check of all shortlisted candidates,and a prohibition from teaching check of support staff who take part in formal teaching work,or have in the past.

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About Doubletrees School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01726 812757

Doubletrees School provides a unique and personalised approach to learning and development support. Please click on the play button next to my profile picture to see a fantastic insight in to our lovely school community.

The Staff and Governors are committed to working together for the benefit of all learners in partnership with their parents and carers. The vision for our School outlines what we aim to achieve and fully underpins everything we do, 'Achieve, Belong, Communicate, Develop and Enjoy'.

We strongly believe that education, alongside with high quality support, leads to people being able to take control of their own lives and destinies. To this end, we are constantly developing our service offer to meet the needs of each young person by offering an exciting, enjoyable learning experiences.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@doubletrees.org.uk.

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