This job expired on 24 June 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Scale F12 £26,421 per annum paid pro-rata Actual starting salary £19,962 per annum

Higher Level Teaching Assistants job summary


Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA)

32.5 hours per week, term time plus one week

Scale F12 £26,421 per annum paid pro-rata

Actual starting salary £19,962 per annum


Starting September 2024

Tuckswood Academy and Nursery are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant to cover teacher’s PPA sessions and support learning.

Tuckswood Academy believes that all children have a right to a good education and it is our responsibility to ensure that the curriculum at this school is made accessible to all. Our children are tolerant, kind and caring of each other and work hard when they are at school. Our staff are very friendly and welcoming and go above and beyond to support the needs of our children. As part of the Broad Horizons Education Trust you will be included in a family of academies who put the needs of children at the forefront of their education.

Personal qualities are of paramount importance and the person appointed will be expected to display enthusiasm, energy, good humour, flexibility and reliability. You should also have the ability to work independently as well as part of a busy team.

Working as a HLTA is a great opportunity for gaining experience and is becoming a preferred method for prospective teachers to successfully secure places in either Teaching Schools or on a PGCE course.

Informal telephone conversations and/ or visits to the school are encouraged, please email Emma Hoey - Smith at head@tuckswoodacademy.co.uk to arrange a convenient time.

Further information about the Academy can be found on our website: www.tuckswoodacademy.co.uk

To access the online application and to apply, please select the ‘Apply for job’ button and enter your details.

You must ‘submit’ your fully completed application by the closing date/time.

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 24th June

Interviews: Friday 28th June

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, therefore successful candidates will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether disqualified under these regulations. Applicants must be prepared to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and attend a Warner Interview. Right to Work in the UK will need to be established. If applicable the following will be required: a certificate of good conduct, for teaching posts, a letter of professional standing from the professional regulating authority in the country in which the applicant has worked.We are an equal opportunities employer.

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 Tuckswood Academy and Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
267 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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