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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,128.17 - £20,109.68 Annually (Actual) H4 (SCP 6-9) £23,893 - £25,119

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Pay scale: H4 (SCP 6 - 9) £23,893 - £25,119 paid pro-rata for hours/weeks worked

Hours: 8.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday (35 hours and 25 minutes)

Weeks: Term time only (38 weeks) (0.8005764 FTE) Inset days as required

Actual salary: £19,128.17 - £20,109.68 (includes holiday entitlement)

Ridgeway Academy is a member of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT), together with Sandringham, Verulam, Garden Fields JMI, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Skyswood Primary and Nursery schools. We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The AAT motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation. This is an exciting time to join the school as it takes the next step in its journey to becoming good and then outstanding.

We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistants to support students’ learning.

We can offer you:

A supportive team with a passion for continuous improvement

A commitment to professional development

A collaborative working environment

We are looking for someone who:

Is passionate about personalised learning

Able to work effectively with challenging and vulnerable young people

Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills

Shares and delivers our vision to be an outstanding school

Is adaptable and willing to learn

Works hard, is enthusiastic and self-motivated

If you would like to join at the start on our continuing journey we would love to hear from you.

We are totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

To apply, please submit a completed application via mynewterm or see school website if you have any queries, please contact the HR Officer by email ( or extension 3373.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Closing date: 9am Monday 20 May 2024

Interview date: TBC

Start date: September 2024

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 Ridgeway Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
904 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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