Schools Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Schools Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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Closing Date: 12/08/2022

Schools Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Contract term: Permanent, full-time

Hours: 37 hours

Location: ACT Schools, Cardiff & ACT Schools, Caerphilly

Salary: £20,000 rising to £22,500 per annum

If you would like to work for an organisation that holds 3-star accreditation with Best Companies demonstrating extra-ordinary levels of staff engagement, has gained a place on the Times Best 100 Companies to work for in the UK for the last seven consecutive years and that holds Investors in People Platinum accreditation we would love to hear from you!

ACT Schools prides itself on its values and ensures the best possible delivery is given to our learners. You will be passionate about ensuring young people are equipped to become successful adults with a wide range of skills and abilities.

We are looking for a positive, caring individual who is keen to support learners who encounter challenging behaviours within ACT Schools. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and patient and will have a full understanding of behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD).

As an employee at our registered independent school, you will be expected to support the delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment in line with ESTYN requirements. You will be responsible for supporting group sizes of approximately 7, 11 – 14-year olds, who have been referred to us, due to either having been or are at risk of being excluded from mainstream education, who are school phobic or are classed as vulnerable.

The role is split across our two school sites (Cardiff & Caerphilly) reporting to the Centre Manager. 

ACT is committed to promoting the Welsh language for both staff and learners, and whilst it is not considered essential criteria, the ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role.

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ACT reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Interview Dates: 18/08/2022 (First Stage - AM, Second Stage - PM) 

Diversity Statement

ACT is committed to fair and safe recruitment practices and ensuring the most suitable candidate is recruited for each vacancy. We are committed to ensuring all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Our questioning and collating of information is intended to help us maintain equal opportunities best practice and identify barriers to workforce equality and diversity. The information collated from you will not be used in any decision affecting you. The organisation recognises its responsibilities under legislation and employment law and positively promotes equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. ACT welcome applications from all who believe they meet the essential requirements of the role. If you require any further information please contact us directly.