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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Full time
Working Hours/ Weeks : 27.5 hours per week, term time plus 5 non-pupil days. Working pattern: Monday - Friday, 08:45 to 15:00 with 45 minutes unpaid break (flexibility required to meet needs of the school/pupils)
Contract type
£20,324.00 to £22,374.00 dependent on experience

Job summary

Briscoe Primary School is looking to recruit a HLTA to provide support to class teachers and school staff with day to day release. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching and a desire to ensure pupils achieve their potential. You will be expected to work across our school, from Pre-school to Year 6, covering all classes.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get to know all of our pupils and Briscoe families and establish relationships within the school community. All lessons and resources will be planned for you and pre-recorded videos by class teachers will support the learning.

Additional allowances

Actual salary between £12,834.32 and £14,128.87 per annum, including fringe, based on experience.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
365 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

About Briscoe Primary School & Nursery Academy

Schools within HEARTS Academy Trust have a highly inclusive ethos and provide a broad and enriched education for their pupils. We have a highly skilled staff who prioritise the support of their colleagues as well as having very high aspirations for their pupils. HEARTS academy trust has an innovative pay policy that rewards the accelerated progress of outstanding teachers.

Our staff survey in 2020 said:

97% of staff are happy at work
73% of staff said their workload had reduced from last year
95% of staff said they are helped and supported by their colleagues
98% of staff are happy to talk with their line manager

If you want to work for an organisation that has its children at its heart, then this vacancy could be for you. See a video of what it's like working at a HEARTS school at

We can offer you:

a CPD entitlement with purposeful training
the opportunity to work with our lovely children and our school community
supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils
a highly effective learning environment
a responsive and involved leadership team

About HEARTS Academy Trust

HEARTS Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any applicant on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race. For this reason, all application forms are anonymised before shortlisting takes place to ensure applicants are considered only on the relevant qualifications, skills and experience that are profiled on the application form and personal statement.

This post advertised is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered 'protected' and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:'

All applicants can view a copy of our Records Retention Policy on the Trust website, the policy sets out how we will gather, process and hold personal data of individuals during and after the recruitment process.

HEARTS Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants

HEARTS is a small innovative Academy Trust of six primary schools and an alternative provision for pupils with SEMH challenges. All provisions are based in the south of Essex.

Our values are central to all that we do. We work tirelessly to ensure that happiness and hope, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth, spirituality and service are embedded into the curriculum. Our pupils are well-rounded individuals who are ready to face the challenges offered to them. These values are at the heart of all we do and fundamental to our working relationships as well as our pupils' learning. We have high expectations of our employees and offer support and continued development opportunities for all. We expect our employees to live the HEARTS values in their work and relationships with other employees and the community.

All of our schools are judged good or outstanding.

For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at

Information about the School
Briscoe Primary School and Nursery is a school that is at the heart of the community it serves. We strive to meet the needs of every child and are lucky to have small class sizes. We pride ourselves on the way in which we balance the highest expectations for all of our children within an environment that nurtures and supports all members of our community. We are well served by transport links and are close to major road networks.

HEARTS Academy Trust is innovative and rewards outstanding staff for outstanding outcomes. The school calendar consists of 184 contact days, 5 non-pupil days and provides high quality additional continuous professional development for the equivalent of 6 days throughout the year.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical check, prohibited from teaching check and references. References are taken up prior to interview.

For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at

Arranging a visit to Briscoe Primary School & Nursery Academy

For more information on the role and to arrange a tour of the school please contact Sam Chamberlain, School Business Manager.

School location

Felmores End, Basildon, Essex, SS13 1PN

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