Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 6,05 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 2 years
Closing date: Friday 29 September 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Heathfield Community College, Cade Street, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8RJ
Phone: 01435 866066
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
NEW ROLE (Fixed for 2 years in the first instance)
37 hours per week
Term Time Only including INSET days
Local Single Status Grade 8 point 20-22
£25,936 - £27,858 per annum
(actual salary equates to £22,408 - £24,068)
Pride. Ambition. Community
An exciting opportunity to work in a new role based alongside our experienced staff in a highly successful Special Education Needs (SEN) department and primary schools within our catchment.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated HLTA to help promote a new role, to devise and deliver high quality, child centred provision to students to maximise their ability to access and thrive in mainstream provision, transitioning from primary to secondary.
The College has a specialist autism facility with students attending mainstream lessons alongside their peers, this role will be able to work within a team based at College with high degrees of expertise.
We are interested in receiving applications from individuals with experience of working with students on the autism spectrum who already hold HLTA status or who have relevant knowledge and experience and would be willing to undertake the HLTA standards and assessment.
The successful candidate should hold a HLTA qualification or be willing to work towards those standards based on previous experience working in a relevant role.
Please contact Elaine Burgess, SENDCO for further details and an informal discussion about the vacancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01435 866066.
Please see our website for an information pack and application form.
Closing date: Please complete and return your completed application form to email@example.com by midday on Friday 29 September 2023 at the latest.
Start date: ASAP until 31 August 2025 (in the first instance)
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.