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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 35 hours per week 
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 27th June 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Weald Federation, Fletching Street, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6TA
Phone: 01435 873185
Email: recruitment@thewealdfederation.org
Website: https://www.mayfieldcep.e-sussex.sch.uk/
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 


The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 


If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 


We are recruiting two HLTA's to work across the schools at The Weald Federation providing high quality cover for teachers, support for learning and interventions.

We are looking for:

-    Familiarity with the primary curriculum across EYFS, KS1 and KS2

·    Confidence working with groups and whole classes, to deliver high quality       learning experiences;

·    High expectations of what children can achieve;

·    A desire to make a real difference to the learning experience of children across the Federation

35 hours per week (8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday) term time only.

Closing date: Monday, 27 June at 12pm

Interviews: Thursday, 30 June 2022

Job Specification and application form available from: recruitment@thewealdfederation.org

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/191234/24930

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Mayfield

  • Salary
  • £24,011 to £25,933 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 27 June 2022

  • Organisation
  • The Weald Federation

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • Full-time

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education