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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

OneSchool Global UK Colchester CampusSuffolk

OneSchool Global UK is part of the OneSchool Global network, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 20 countries worldwide, our 9,000 students are benefitting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods such as Self-Directed Learning and extensive use of learning technologies.

Our small and friendly team at our Colchester Campus are seeking an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join the team on a full time, permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and highly motivated HLTA to provide support for SEND students across KS2-KS5 and assist the Learning Support Coordinator where necessary.

Our schools offer achievement, opportunity and professional challenge to our students within a supportive environment. The students have a passion and desire to excel in learning. We are looking for conscientious and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education and pay meticulous attention to detail.

You will:

  • Have full working knowledge of relevant current policies, codes of practice and legislation
  • Meet Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualification or experience (NVQ Level 4/5)
  • Working knowledge and experience of implementing national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes and strategies
  • Understanding of statutory frameworks relating to teaching
  • Have A*-C grade at GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Be adaptable, resilient and have a desire to make a lasting difference to the lives of our students
  • Have relevant qualifications or experience working in a school with pupils requiring additional support
  • Be sensitive to the needs of children
  • Be trustworthy and discreet maintaining confidentiality
  • Be a positive role model of professional practice and conduct of others
  • Respect and promote the schools Ethos and Values
  • To promote equality, diversity and inclusion and demonstrate this within the role, adhering to the OSG UK Equal Opportunity Policy

We offer:

  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students
  • Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students
  • Supportive staff and an involved community who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals
  • Dedicated and talented specialist employees who work together to continually build upon our high standards
  • On-going CPD with support from our Teaching Training Academy- our innovative skills centre which is driving progress in learning and teaching throughout OneSchool Global UK

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide learning support for pupils and teachers within a Self-Directed Learning philosophy
  • Take a lead role in the provision of support for children with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Assess, manage and deliver learning support using knowledge and specialist skills
  • To work with pupils, understanding how to motivate and encourage them to achieve and develop through the development of their attributes, skills and knowledge
  • To work with the LSCO / RSENCO and other teachers to develop and implement Pupil passports / ILPs/ MSP
  • To act as a Key Worker for identified pupils, regularly liaising with parents and staff to ensure progress against Learning Plan targets
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
  • Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage in all activities through support of their Attributes, Skills and Knowledge
  • To build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, treat them consistently and be concerned for their development as learners, supporting them and responding to their individual needs
  • Establish productive working relationships with staff and pupils
  • Organise and manage an appropriate learning environment and resources
  • Within an agreed system of supervision and the SDL philosophy, deliver challenging teaching and learning objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies
  • Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence
  • Record progress and achievement in lessons/activities systematically and provide evidence of range and level of progress and attainment
  • Work within an established discipline policy to anticipate and manage behaviour constructively, promoting self-control and independence
  • Uphold and promulgate the OneSchool Global UK ethos within all areas of responsibility
  • Contribute to, share in and promote the wider and longer-term vision of OneSchool Global UK

For more information about OneSchool Global UK or specific information relating to our Campus please visit or follow us on LinkedIn at OneSchool Global UK

Please email if you have any questions about the role.

Closing Date for application forms: Midday on Friday 23rd April 2021 

Interviews will be held week commencing: WC Monday 3rd May 2021


All Campuses within OneSchool Global UK are committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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