This job expired on 8 December 2023

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to friday, full time

Contract type

Fixed term - fixed term for one year

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421 - £28,770

Pay scale

NJC Grade 5, SCP 12- 17

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance, £1,455

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint a talented and committed individual to join our Inclusion Team. The role of the Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (SEMH) will be to provide support in addressing the needs of pupils who need particular help to overcome social, emotional and mental health barriers to learning. You will also have responsibility for the day to day running of the Inclusion Centre non-teaching provision. Our teaching and support staff work hard and enthusiastically as one team with the belief that every student can succeed and transform their life chances, achieving more than they dreamt possible.

The successful candidate should be supportive of the ethos and values of the school and have the ability to encourage and motivate our students. We are looking for someone with a sense of humour, who understands the importance of developing a positive culture in our organisation and has high expectations of their pupils.

If you feel you share our values, have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team, committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential, then we would like to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

Our school is supportive and rewarding place to work. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as a whole school commitment to professional development.

A comprehensive programme of CPD supports colleagues at all career stages; through the Multi-Academy Trust we provide excellent career opportunities for our staff.

Colleagues seeking a varied, challenging and rewarding career can find this in the Wade Deacon family.

The successful applicant will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and be subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical clearance.

Application form and further details are available via the Trust website:


Commitment to safeguarding

The Grange Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About The Grange School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1130 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Phone number
01928 562660

The Grange Academy is at heart of the local community in Runcorn, educating children from the ages of 3 to 16 years old. The ‘all through’ status of the school is what makes this such a special place. Our focus is on ensuring the highest standards, expectations and aspirations for all our students. We have a strong belief in the importance of excellent appearance, behaviour and work. Our students are respectful, they demonstrate excellence, they persevere and keep themselves and others safe.

Arranging a visit to The Grange School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@thegrangeacademy.co.uk.

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