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Frome Road, Odd Down, Bath, Bath and NE Somerset, BA2 5RF
Aspire Academy
Full Time
SCP 18 £22,124 to SCP 22 £23,819 actual salary
9th March 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
27th March 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1316631

SEMH Specialist HLTA X 3

Job information

Aspire Academy

SEMH Specialist

Higher Level

Teaching Assistant

Job Ref: R052 Please quote on all correspondence

Start: ASAP

Salary: Grade 6, SCP 18 £27,344 to SCP 22 £29,439 FTE

SCP 18 £22,124 to SCP 22 £23,819 actual salary

Location: Aspire Academy (near Bristol/Bath)

Contract: Part time, 35 hours per week, Term time only, plus 5 Inset days

Term: Permanent

Special School Higher Level Teaching Assistant X 3

Are you looking for a new challenge and exciting opportunity?

Aspire Academy is a special school for children with SEMH identified as their primary need. As the school grows, following an exciting £2m development we are looking to appoint an outstanding HLTA to work with classes, small groups and individuals as well as delivering aspects of the curriculum to these groups.

You must be passionate about working with children and young people with additional needs and enjoy being part of team that supports students in order to help them to achieve the best outcomes and live positive, fulfilling lives.

The successful candidate will:

be experienced and/or interested in SEN practices and provision with knowledge of how to meet the needs of pupils with SEN

have a great deal of enthusiasm and can motivate and inspire all pupils to engage in learning

have excellent communication skills and build positive relationships with young people

be flexible, proactive and positive

be prepared to deliver lessons to groups of children and young people

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment
  • Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area. We merged with The Clevedon Learning Trust on 1 March 2023 to form a new larger Trust comprising of 28 schools, serving 11,600 pupils, located in Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, South Bristol, North Somerset and Somerset.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 Sunday 26th March 2023

Interviews are likely to be held soon thereafter

No CVs or agencies please

Please note that our HR/Recruitment system software provider will be carrying out planned maintenance work on Wednesday 22nd March from 00:00 to 09:00 and on Saturday 25th March from 00:00 to 12:00, during these periods the recruitment system may be out of action. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

To apply:

Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack

Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura Learning Jobsite

Complete and submit your online application before the closing date.

 PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. Aspire Academy reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.


Safeguarding Statement:

Aspire Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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