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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Keyham Lane West, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 1RT
Orchard Mead Academy
Term Time
£25,307 - £27,667 per annum
24th January 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
19th February 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 1 year
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1205609

Hours: 37 hours per week | Term Time plus 1 week

Contract: Fixed term for 1 year 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Grade 7, Points 19-22 (Actual salary £25,307 - £27,667)

We are looking to appoint a skilled and experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to provide an exceptional level of support to our students with special educational needs. The successful candidate will be required help those who experience barriers to learning to achieve the best of which they are capable and enhance their education. We want to help our students to build confidence and inspire them to reach their goals by supporting their learning, and increasing participation and attainment.

The ideal candidate will be patient, caring and supportive while remaining resilient and will be passionate about helping students with additional needs. We are looking for an individual with a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a teaching assistant and with experience of achieving an educational impact for students with SEND. A specialism in literacy or numeracy would be an advantage.

About Us

Orchard Mead Academy is a culturally diverse comprehensive school with approximately 1200 students situated in the North East of Leicester and is part of The Mead Educational Trust (TMET). The Trust is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. It provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each Academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

How to apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application form online.

Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:

  • Applicant pack
  • Job description
  • Application and Recruitment Process document 

Closing date: 18 February 2022, 11:59pm

Orchard Mead Academy is committed to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • Equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, and prevention of discrimination in its many forms. 



Safeguarding Statement:

Orchard Mead 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.
Orchard Mead Academy

Orchard Mead Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust