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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday. term time only including PD days (195 days).

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,678.70 – £20,782.00

Pay scale

Spinal Column Points 8 – 11

What skills and experience we're looking for

The school wishes to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and imaginative HLTA to support the learning of pupils. This is post is to commence as soon as possible.Sunnyside Academy is a large inclusive primary school situated in Coulby Newham with 290+ pupils from the surrounding area. The school also has special needs bases for children with sensory impairment and for children with moderate learning difficulties.

The successful candidate will work with teachers to support teaching and learning through leading on the provision of specialist support to both the teacher and school, by covering classes and interventions as required, alongside supporting learning within the classroom.

Applicants will possess NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. The school is looking for applicants with excellent communication and IT skills, who can develop effective relationships with pupils and colleagues, and be able to follow teachers’ plans and also take the initiative when appropriate.

Candidates should be suitably qualified and experienced and be able to meet the criteria detailed on the person specification.

For an informal discussion about this exciting position please contact Julie Sutton, Headteacher, on 01642 596422 or via julie.sutton@sunnyside.adastraschools.org.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will:

 Work with teachers to support teaching and learning through leading on the provision of specialist support to both the teachers and school, including covering classes, supporting pupils with behavioural needs and leading interventions.

 Join a school with a highly-supportive, warm, friendly and respectful ethos, and the drive and ambition to ensure that all members of staff achieve their full potential.

 Have the privilege of engaging with hard-working, highly-motivated children.

 Have opportunity to further develop their skills through a variety of professional development opportunities within an inclusive and supportive environment.

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 Sunnyside Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
295 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01642 596422

Arranging a visit to Sunnyside Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email julie.sutton@sunnyside.adastraschools.org.

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