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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Chestnut Park Primary School
Croydon, Greater London
Contract Type
Full Time, Term Time
FTE : £24,982.00 Pro Rata : £19,402.38
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
7th December 2023 11:59 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1386212

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, experienced HLTA to join our 'outstanding' Chestnut Park Primary School.

Your Opportunity

The successful candidate will be talented and professional individual who shares our vision of high aspirations, achievement and a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life. They will be innovative and creative in their engagement with children and be a strong team player. 

Applicants must already be qualified as an HLTA with experience of working across inclusion. 

About Chestnut Park Primary School

As a modern school, built in 2016, Chestnut Park benefits from state of the art technology within a modern, purpose built environment. We are also proud of our Ofsted inspection (June 2018) in which we were awarded 'Outstanding' in all areas. Alongside GLF schools we can provide extensive career development opportunities within the school and the Multi-Academy Trust.

Our School sits within an established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Chestnut Park Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Whyteleafe Primary School, Warlingham Village Primary School, Marden Lodge Primary School, and Hillcroft Primary School . This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential.

It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in delivering agreed learning intervention programs; adjusting activities according to pupil need to support and enrich learning
  • Ability to deliver pastoral support within the school to address the needs of pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning.
  • Experience in behaviour and anger management strategies
  • Relevant Vocational Qualification in Supporting Teaching & Learning
  • Qualified HLTA

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Pension Scheme Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details:

Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm, term time, 32.5 hours

Salary Pay Scales: Specialist Point 1 : FTE:  £24,982.00 (Pro Rata : £19,402.38)

Location Attracts Outer London Weighting: Pro Rata £499.39 (FTE : £643.00 per annum)

Interviews: TBC

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date. Please submit your application as early as possible. 


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Chestnut Park Primary School

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