June 17, 2022
Short Summary
We are seeking to recruit a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant with experience in supporting young people in a secondary school setting.
Grade 5, SP12 (full time equivalent £22,571 pa. Actual from £16,244 pa)
Working Pattern
31 hours per week • Term time only plus five INSET days
Closing Date
July 04, 2022


We are seeking to recruit a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant with experience in supporting young people in a secondary school setting. The role is instrumental to helping students close the gap in their learning surrounding literacy.

This post will suit someone who can demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and the ability to support students in English, and across all secondary age groups. You will have a flexible approach and will be able to meet the changing needs of our young people.

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Experience of working with secondary school aged students.
  • A demonstrable commitment to raising opportunities and progression of our learners and support them in all aspects of their learning in their lessons.
  • The ability to plan, organise and lead high quality learning activities for individuals and small groups.

Our school is an ambitious, over-subscribed 11-16 secondary school in an urban context which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high-quality education. Our school benefits from excellent, modern facilities and teaching spaces and we are very proud of our vibrant, diverse and engaging students who work hard and have high aspirations.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and enjoy working with 11-16-year olds. You will enjoy nurturing young people to grow in confidence and flourish personally. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

In return, you will be joining our supportive team of tenacious, optimistic and talented Teaching Assistants who have the support of an experienced leadership team.

We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time working and job-sharing

To learn more about our wonderful school please visit our website.

If you would like to have an informal chat or visit the school, please email our recruitment team who can help organise this.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 4 July 2022

Interviews: ASAP

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.

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