This job expired on 12 July 2024

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week, term time.

Contract type

Fixed term - Subject to funding

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,979 - £28,770 per annum [pro rata actual salary £21,965 - £24,325 per annum]

Pay scale

NJC 11-17

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well-qualified HLTA to join our highly committed team from September 2024, to take a leading role in the support of students on a 1:1 basis and small groups, specifically to improve their reading and wider literacy skills. The position will be a fixed term appointment in the first instance until 31st August 2025, and subject to continued funding thereafter.

The ideal candidate will have a positive impact on student progress and be effective at raising attainment. They will have experience in a school setting, excellent inter personal skills, behaviour management skills and the ability to contribute positively to student learning. This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and committed individual.

The work will involve assessing students reading ability, identifying reading needs, planning and delivering reading interventions and evaluating the impact on their attainment and progress.

You will need to work well in a team, and have the highest expectations to ensure our students achieve great outcomes. You must have an interest in working with students with special educational needs, and be willing to work with students either on a one to one basis or in a small group setting. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who wish to develop in a supportive, well-resourced and exciting environment.

If you can inspire, encourage, achieve, enjoy working with young people and are determined to make a real difference you could be the kind of person we are looking for.

What the school offers its staff

Our school is very popular, oversubscribed and full of first choices.

Our recent Ofsted inspection (February 2024) evaluated our provision as ‘Good’ in all areas, and highlighted many strengths in our school including the behaviour and attitudes of our students.

We offer:

  • Pay and Conditions -Aligned with national School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions for teaching staff (STCPD) and National Joint Council (NJC) for support staff.
  • Automatic Pay Progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Car Leasing Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Legal money advice through confidential EAP helpline
  • 24/7, 365 counselling services through confidential EAP

Further details about the role

All documentation can be downloaded for this post (see below). Please submit an application form, covering letter, and equal opportunities form directly to Linda Kinsella, Personnel, Litherland High School, Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool L21 0DB or applications can be emailed to lkinsella@mylhs.org

Commitment to safeguarding

Litherland High School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the wellbeing of young people. An appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), and will be subject to references.

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About Litherland High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
728 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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LHS is an 11-16 Secondary Academy, part of the Heath Family Trust (NW).

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