9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

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Contract type


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West Sussex Grade 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you interested in making a fundamental difference to the life chances of the young people within our community?

Following our successful Ofsted inspection in November 2023 we are investing and developing our pastoral structure to further enhance our student-centred provision:

“This highly inclusive school has a strong sense of community…relationships are very positive because staff take the time to get to know their pupils well. Pupils feel safe and cared for” (Ofsted 2023)

This investment includes the development of exciting career paths and opportunities for dynamic, ambitious people that would like a career in education supporting those students in our community that require additional or an alternative pathway to their learning. We are committed to keeping students in mainstream education:

“Pupils with special educational needs/and disabilities follow the same curriculum as their peers” (Ofsted 2023)

We aim to build incredible futures by empowering neurodiverse students to be happy and make their own way in the world.

We are looking for people with a genuine passion for supporting students in an inclusive and nurturing setting to supports small generous and teach students with social, emotional and mental health needs and associated behaviours with in our inclusion and SEN team as part of our wider pastoral development.

We have a number of roles available as part of this investment and development of our pastoral, inclusion and SEN provision.

  • HLTA (Literacy) – West Sussex Grade 8

  • HLTA (Numeracy) – West Sussex Grade 8

  • HLTA (Inclusion) – West Sussex Grade 8

  • Senior LSA – West Sussex Grade 6

Please specify on the application form which role you are applying for.

Please see individual job descriptions and person specifications for further information.

What the school offers its staff

Roles: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Senior Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Contract Type: Permanent 

Hours: Full time - Term time only – 37 hours per week + INSET  

Monday – Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm Friday 8:30 – 4:00pm.  

Hours are negotiable for the right candidate

Further details about the role

The closing date is a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received and call those shortlisted for immediate interview. An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process 

No Agencies 

Applicants should evidence how they meet the requirements of the Job Description/Person Specification and must be willing to undertake all relevant training required to meet the various needs of our students. 

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.  

Application forms and details about the post are attached. Please visit the school website for additional information. (http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk). All enquiries and completed applications should be sent to HR (hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk) by the closing date. 

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent. 

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1320 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01293 423690

Arranging a visit to Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

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

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