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Higher Lever Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 37 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 and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 8 July 2022, 09:00am
Interviews will be held shortly after this date

Further details from Hanna Stedman, HR Manager.

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Robertsbridge Community College
Knelle Road
East Sussex
TN32 5EA

Phone: 01580 880360
Email: admin@robertsbridge.org.uk
Website: www.robertsbridge.org.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
37 hours per week, term time only
Salary: Single Status Grade 8, Points 20 – 22 (£24,011 - £25,993) per annum, pro-rata

We are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our SEND team at the College.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young people with additional needs. Knowledge and experience of Autism Spectrum Condition, dyslexia and anxiety is particularly advantageous, as the role will include delivering learning sessions to small groups. The successful candidate will be placed with a strong and dynamic team. You will possess a passion for supporting young people, an optimistic outlook and a professional commitment to self-development. 

Experience in supporting children in KS3 and KS4 with a variety of literacy difficulties both in lessons and within a structured intervention would be beneficial.

East Sussex County Council is an authority committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Therefore, the postholder will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

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/7894/25216

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Robertsbridge

  • Salary
  • £24,011 to £25,933

  • Closing date
  • 8 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Robertsbridge Community College

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education