Job title: HLTA
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Special School
Expertise: 1:1 SEN HLTA SEND TA
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £16,105.00
Location: Budehaven Community School, Valley Road, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8DQ
Job published: 12-06-2020
Job ID: 38906
Contact name: Sam Harrison
Phone number: 01872279810
Contact email:

Job Description

Job Title:              ARB Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Closing Date:      Friday 10 July 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 15 July 2020

Start Date:          Thursday 3rd September 2020

Salary Range:     Actual salary £16,105 per annum (£9.82 per hour)

 FTE £18,943 paid at 45.248 weeks per year.

Location: Bude

Contract type:  Permanent variable, 36.25 hours per week, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.248 paid weeks per year)

This specialist SEND provision is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone. We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic HLTA to work as part of a wider team from September 2020.

We are looking for someone with initiative and a willingness to become an active member of our friendly and professional ARB, where meeting the learning potential of our students is our highest priority. The successful candidate will be required to work alongside class teachers and Teaching Assistants and to follow any recommendations/guidance from multi agency teams. Experience of supporting students with complex and multiple learning needs or disabilities is a must, along with the confidence to manage emotional or behavioural difficulty.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of two years relevant experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good understanding of safeguarding children
  • High quality planning, annotation and recording skills
  • An ability to work on their own initiative and be self-motivated.

A commitment to continuing professional development is necessary; we work closely together and roles may be interchangeable to meet children’s needs. We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please submit a CV in the first instance and someone will contact you with further details about the job and how to apply.


This role would be suitable for an experience TA looking to move up to HLTA level and undertake the relevant training, an existing HLTA or a teacher who would like a different challenge.