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HLTA Higher Level Teaching Assistant


Shaw Education Trust


Secondary Comprehensive



Contract Type

Term Time only + 1 week (5 INSET Days) = £19,881 to £22,837

Start Date

1st September 2019


SET Grade 7, Scale point 17 – 22, full time salary amount £22,911 to £26,317

Age Range


Number of Pupils



Tottington High School

Closing Date

Noon, Monday 24th June 2019

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to join Tottington High School as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. You will be joining a professional team working in ‘The Hub’, our new Inclusion Facility. Tottington High School is part of the Shaw Education Trust which is committed and dedicated to Inclusion and developing every child to the best of their abilities.

The successful applicant will possess ambition and motivation to make a positive impact in our excellent Inclusion Faculty (SEND). You must have experience and knowledge of social, emotional and mental health aspects of SEND to work in ‘The Hub’. Reporting to the SENDCo and Assistant SENDco, you will act as a Key Worker for identified pupils in order to motivate and encourage them to achieve success.

We are a school where children are offered a unique and inspiring curriculum, which enables each child to meet their full potential both now and in the future. Our inquiry-based curriculum promotes the highest standards of literacy and mathematics skills whilst allowing pupils to develop their curiosity and thirst for learning, a sense of personal health wellbeing and a creative approach to problem solving. We aim to inspire and enthuse every pupil through the challenge of learning.

Tottington High School is supported by an excellent Trust Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

We offer access to The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) as a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in the Shaw Education Trust plus excellent CPD and an opportunity to develop your skills in a supportive and progressive environment.

At our academy each pupil can feel that they belong to a caring and supportive environment. The academy is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening including a DBS check.

Application Forms: All applicants are required to submit an application form for this role and should forward completed forms to:



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