HLTA - Newbridge Junior School

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Job details



Job type

Term Time, Permanent


£18,333 - £21,506 Per Annum

Closing date

5 September 2022

Please note the school is now shut for the summer so we will be unable to contact candidates until September, if your circumstances change after your application or if you have any queries please contact recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk 


Salary:  TSAT Pay Group 4 pro rata £18,333.87– £21,506.67 – (based on a FTE of £25,743 – £30,198 – Please note this is subject to agreement in line with September 2022 salary increases but the amounts shown are a minimum of what you will earn and if any changes are made they will be increases on the amount shown. 

Hours: 30 hours per a week

Contract: Permanent, 30 hours per a week, Term time

Start date: September 2022

Closing Date: 05/09/2022

Interviews: To be confirmed


We require a HLTA to join us to work across Penhale Infant School and Newbridge Junior School. You must be willing to uphold our vision of enabling children to learn to ‘Love Learning for Life’.

This role may be based at Newbridge Junior School.

You will need to hold a relevant Level 2 or higher childcare qualification and have at least 2 years experience in a similar role, have good communication skills and excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, Grade 4/C or above). Good ICT skills would also be desirable.

You will need to have experience of working with KS1 and KS2 aged children as well as a desire to support pupils to reach their full potential through one-to-one work, group work and whole class support.


What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached job description and person specification

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Committed to supporting pupils
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing
  • Effective ICT skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Understanding of the educational system and current developments
  • Ability to motivate and to support learning
  • HLTA status is desirable


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and teachers within the school and our Trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme


What you need to do now: 

If you are interested in working at our happy and friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today.

Visits to our school are very welcome and strongly encouraged. Please contact Sarah Arthur on s.arthur@tsatrust.org.uk to arrange a suitable time.

If you experience any difficulties applying though the portal, please feel free to complete an application using this link to make a Support Staff Application

We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.