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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Dates: Apply by Wednesday 15th June 2022

Salary: £22,571 - £25,927 per annum

[pro rata actual salary £18,985 - £21,808 per annum]

Location: Sefton, Merseyside

Interviews: To be held w/c 20th June 2022

Contract Type: Full time, term time.  

Contract Term: Fixed term until 31/8/23 in the first instance.

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well-qualified HLTA to take a leading role in the support of students on a 1:1 basis and small groups, whilst supporting the work of the teacher.  The position will be a fixed term appointment in the first instance until 31st August 2023, and subject to continued funding thereafter.

The ideal candidate will have a positive impact on student progress and be effective at raising attainment.  They will have experience in a school setting, excellent inter personal skills, behaviour management skills and the ability to contribute positively to student learning.  This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and committed individual. 

The work will involve supporting pupils in lessons and intervention and support in relation to students with special educational needs.

You will need to work well in a team, and has the highest expectations to ensure our students achieve great outcomes.  You must have an interest in working with students with special educational needs, and be willing to work with students either on a one to one basis or in a small group setting. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who wish to develop in a supportive, well-resourced and exciting environment.

If you can inspire, encourage, achieve, enjoy working with young people and are determined to make a real difference you could be the kind of person we are looking for.

Our recent Ofsted inspection (January 2022) highlighted many strengths in our school with a clear focus for further improvement.  We are oversubscribed and also benefiting from a Primary school, that is part of our Multi Academy Trust, locating on our site from June 2022.  This is a very exciting time to join our school as we continue our journey to become an outstanding school.

Litherland High School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the wellbeing of young people.  An appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), and will be subject to references.

All documentation can be downloaded for this post (see below).  Please submit an application form, covering letter, and equal opportunities form directly to Linda Kinsella, Personnel, Litherland High School, Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool L21 0DB.