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  • Start date details

    JUNE 24

  • Closing date

    28 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,093.00 - £25,119.00 Annually (FTE) ACTUAL SALARY £20664 PA


Level 3 Teaching Assistant Vacancy

REQUIRED FOR June 2024 or earlier if possible

Level 3 Teaching Assistant based at Highfield Littleport Academy

Level 3 Points Grade E ALT Scale: 12-15 (£24,093 – £25,119 full time equivalent)

Actual salary of £20,664 PA

Based on 32.5 hours, Term Time only plus 5 training days

Hours of work 8.30 – 4.00 Monday, 8.40 – 3.30 Tuesday - Friday

Highfield Littleport Academy is an area special school which is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Highfield Littleport has 143 students on roll. The age range is 2 and 19 years of age and all pupils have Education, Health and Care Plans for a wide range of Special Educational Needs.

We are looking for a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to start in June 2024 or as soon as possible.

The vacancy is to be based in class supporting the teacher and delivering learning activities to individuals, groups and on occasion’s whole classes in the absence of the teacher. We are looking for someone who has a therapeutic approach to behaviour to really help our children grow, develop and prepare them for their next steps in education, work and life.

We are looking to appoint:

* A strong practitioner who is able to support of learning needs in the classroom

* A team player who can think creatively and demonstrate excellent communication skills

* An excellent practitioner with a flexible approach and recognises the importance of accessing learning opportunities outside the classroom

* An individual who has a therapeutic approach to behaviour and recognises the importance of teaching behaviour within the whole class dynamic

In return we offer:

* The opportunity to play a significant part in the many exciting developments we are currently leading

* A strong leadership team with a shared vision of school development for Highfield Academies

* The opportunity to work alongside a welcoming, caring and supportive staff who are committed to providing the best outcomes for all learners

* Lots of opportunities for ongoing continuing professional development

* An exciting role where no two days are ever the same!

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28th May 2024

Interview date: Monday 3rd June 2024

Please either telephone (01353 223301) or email emma.brooke@highfieldlittleport.org to discuss the post.

We only accept applications submitted online via MyNewTerm, our chosen applicant tracking system, and which are completed before the closing deadline. Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance.

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About Highfield Littleport Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
137 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Special Needs School

School location

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