HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant) PE
Robsack Wood Primary Academy

Closing date: 14/08/2022

Job posted date: 27/07/2022

Salary: East Sussex Grade 8 - £24,251 - £26,192

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37

Working pattern: 37 hours per week, term time only
Actual starting salary (calculated pro rata): £21,452 per annum
Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

​​​​​​​An exciting opportunity for a motivated and dynamic professional with relevant PE experience has arisen to join our outstanding team.  We are looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team.  The post will provide expertise and cover across the academy but predominantly in PE across all key stages within the academy.

​​​​​​​You will be required to provide PPA cover and to contribute to a wide range of teaching and learning activities, to assist and support the work of qualified teachers. The successful candidate will be able to build excellent relationships with pupils and have experience of improving pupil outcomes.  An HLTA qualification or evidence of working towards a qualification is essential.

​​​​​​​In return for your skills and experience, we offer you: 

  • A generous public sector pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life
  • A calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
  • Continuous personal training and development at all stages of your career with a package that includes:
    An annual personal development day
    Job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset
    Open access online training courses
    Scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​To find out more about the role please download the job description and person specification, and candidate pack below. To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Claire Chapman, Business Manager: c.chapman@robsackwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk​​​​​​​

About Robsack Wood Primary Academy
Ofsted grade: Good (2022)

Robsack Wood is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We promote personal achievement for all our pupils and provide creative learning opportunities so that every child succeeds. Our pupils enjoy an exceptional learning environment including outdoor learning in our Forest School, a large grassed playing field, adjacent woodlands, garden areas and animal areas with chickens and ducks.
We also host a nursery for children aged from 3 months. We hold the East Sussex Quality Mark for Inclusion. Visit Robsack Wood Primary Academy website

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex. Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve.  Read more about our mission and values: 
Our mission and values - Brighton Academies Trust

Our Commitment
​​​​​​​The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Key Dates:
Closing date: 14 August 2022
Interview date: By Arrangement
Start date: ASAP