Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Allhallows Primary Academy

Job reference: 01820

Location: Allhallows Primary Academy

Closing date: 14/02/2019

Salary: Scale C2 £21,693 - £28,221 fte, actual salary £17,841 - £23,892 to reflect Term Time working pattern

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Teaching Support

Hours per week: Term Time + 1 week inset, 37 hours per week

Start Date: As soon as possible

About the role:  Allhallows Primary Academy has a rare and exciting opportunity to appoint a talented Higher Level Teaching Assistant with a genuine passion for children’s development. This role enables you to work with like-minded colleagues who share your goals and ambitions. You will contribute to leading and shaping the vision and future of our school. 

We are looking for an experienced practitioner to undertake the responsibilities of the teaching support function with the school. Current HLTA status, experience and knowledge of SEN and Safeguarding is essential.  This is a fantastic progression opportunity for a highly experienced Teaching Assistant, or a current HLTA looking to be part of a supportive team!

The working basis of this role is 37 hours per week during Term Time, plus one additional week of inset.  Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.  

We can offer our successful candidate:

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT Academy
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • A great environment with excellent resources and facilities
  • A strong commitment to supporting professional development opportunities
  • A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team


Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As of 1st January 2019, our Trust is comprised of 23 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 11 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff.  We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open in September 2020.  The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school. 

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.


The closing date for this job has now passed.