Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Hollington Primary Academy

Closing date: 28/02/2021

Job posted date: 21/01/2021

Salary: East Sussex Grade 8 - £23,598 - £25,487

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 25

Do you want to support pupils with their learning and personal development?

Hollington Primary Academy is looking to recruit a highly-motivated and innovative Higher Level Teaching Assistant, who can demonstrate a love of supporting children with learning, to join our friendly and hard-working team.

The role will be to provide support for pupils’ learning throughout the academy, by facilitating group activities and working with children in classes, including covering classes, as required.

If you are a team player and want to make a difference to others, then we would welcome and application from you.

You will need:

  • Confident and clear communication with the ability to build strong relationships with pupils and colleagues
  • To be well-organised resourceful and flexible, and able to think on their feet
  • Have an clear understanding of how children learn and how to adapt tasks to suit their needs
  • Have a good grasp of basic skills required for learning
  • Experience of establishing positive relationships with students and the ability to empathise with their needs ​​​​​​
  • Must have or be working towards HLTA Qualification

We are looking for someone who is available to start as soon as possible. This is a permanent term time only position working 25 hours per week. Single Status Grade 8 Points 20-22 (pro rata salary £14,104 - £15,233 p.a.)

For further information please contact the academy office at Hollington Primary Academy, Hollington Old Lane, St Leonards on Sea,

East Sussex. TN38 9DS. Tel: 01424 851783 or via e-mail: finance@hollingtonprimaryacademy.org.uk

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 vision and values.

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.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools.

The other benefits we offer, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

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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.