Reference: JOB-72347
Location: Upwell Academy
Job Hours: 35 hours per week
Phase: Primary
Job Type: Permanent
Job Time: Part Time
Start Date: Tue 4th Jun 2024 (Required as soon as possible)
Salary: Grade F £21,593 - £23,512
Closing Date: Sun 2nd Jun 2024


Recruitment pack

Higher level Teaching Assistant

Upwell Academy

61 School Road


PE14 9EW

Tel: 01945 773220

Email: recruitment@eastern-mat.co.uk

Website: www.upwellacademy.co.uk

  • Salary £21,593 - £23,512 per annum (FTE £26,421 - £28,770)
  • Permanent
  • Part time (35 hours per week)
  • Term time + 1 week

Role purpose

Upwell Academy require a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to provide extra support to our students and staff.   

The HLTA will be required to manage classes and to appropriately deliver the work set by the teacher to a high standard, answering any questions to the best of their ability and keeping the pupils on task while maintaining good order.

When not covering whole classes, the HLTA will be required to provide in class support during other colleague’s lessons, under the direction of the Senior Leadership Team. This could include supporting individual pupils, small groups or pupils with specific learning needs.  

Skills and experience

The successful applicant will have Level 2 qualifications in both English and Maths of grade A*- C. 

  • Essential: Experiencing of leading small group work or classes
  • Essential: Strong mathematical and grammatical knowledge

You will have a good knowledge of safeguarding regulations and experience of classroom management.

Please ensure that you tailor your application to meet the minimum essential criteria of the Person Specification attached to this advert.

For further details of this role, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Please contact Becky Satchell  on 07591388673 or recruitment@eastern-mat.co.uk for further information regarding this role, the academy and the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust. Visits to the Academy are encouraged. Please contact Kim Rhodes on 01945 773225.

How to apply

Click on the 'Apply for jobs' button and you will be redirected to our careers website to apply.

Closing date: 8pm on Sunday 2 June 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 5 June

If we receive sufficient applicants of a high calibre, we may bring the closing date forward. 

Eastern Multi Academy Trust (EMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check including the Children's Barred List.

EMAT is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, employee support services to welcome and support staff from different backgrounds. Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment and signal our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity and welcome part time or flexible working applicants.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations