Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Queen Elizabeth's AcademyNottinghamshire

Are you an experienced or aspiring Higher Level Teaching Assistant with a keen interest in working in a great SEND department within a community academy in Nottinghamshire?

Queen Elizabeth’s Academy is looking to appoint a HLTA or experienced Teaching Assistant with the aspirations and confidence to take the next step in their career. This is an exciting opportunity for somebody with a good understanding of challenging behaviour and development strategies to make a real difference to our SEND pupils with a supportive staff team.

We are looking for a confident and resourceful individual to work within our pupil learning centre and nurture groups both at KS3 and KS4.  You will liaise closely with the SENCO and SEND department to ensure that effective support is delivered. A full induction will be given to help you with your start and expected systems of work, with fantastic training opportunities available. 

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 37 hours per week, term time only

Salary:  Grade 5 -depending on experience & qualifications - actual salary £20,100 to £22,190

Interviews: w/c 15th March 2021

We know that our staff team are our greatest resource. Therefore, we invest heavily in them and we know that this has helped us to develop our stable, supportive and high performing team. We know that we have a lot to offer someone who wants to feel respected and appreciated as an expert in their field.

Please include in your application:

  • Why this post is of interest to you, how you have prepared for this post and how it fits in with your career progression plans
  • What you see as the most exciting challenge of the post

If you have any questions about the role please email Mr. J. Dunning for more information at jdunning@queenelizabeths-ac.org.uk  

Deadline for applications is 1 March 2021, however, early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate.  

We welcome applications from experienced Teaching Assistants with a passion for SEND who are confident that with support they could progress into this role.  There is the possibility to be developed in post on a Grade 4 basis up until the full responsibilities of this role were absorbed.  

The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment.  To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.

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