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H L T a - Part-time

Cedar Children's Academy, Rochester

  • Ref:KCC887-2469-59S
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:£21,440 - £24,892 for hours and weeks stated
  • Start Date:March 2024
  • App Close Date:10/03/2024 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC



£21,440 - £24,892 for hours and weeks stated

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term Time plus 5 days)

Cedar Children’s Academy are seeking a HLTA to join their established support team.  The successful candidate will be expected to work with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils, promoting pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion.  They will also provide support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement.

The HLTA will be expected to cover and lead class teaching across the academy when appropriate, directing the work, where relevant, of other adults in supporting learning. They will undertake any other relevant duties given by the class teacher and will contribute to effective assessment and planning by supporting the monitoring, recording and reporting of pupil performance and progress as appropriate to the level of the role.   A HLTA qualification would be desirable together with the ability to support teachers in increasing achievement of all pupils including, where appropriate, those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

What our Trust will offer you:  

  • A supportive working environment
  • Excellent CPD opportunities across the Trust, wherever you are in your career.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.
  • Generous employer contribution to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School
  • Free parking in our secure staff car park
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme.

What you need to do now: 

If you are interested in working at one of our vibrant and friendly schools, and benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues, then please apply today!  

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.  

Visits to our schools are encouraged, to arrange a visit please contact Danielle Donoghue (Danielle.Donoghue@cedar.tsat.uk). 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



Information about the school

At Cedar, we believe in a strong partnership between the school and parents, benefiting our children with stability and the ability to develop, an inspiring workforce who show a relentless dedication to school improvement.

We encourage pupils to be proud of their school and achieve in an exciting environment. We celebrate everyone’s success and provide each pupil with the life chances they deserve. We are relentless in pursuing the best and show care and hope for all our pupils who will become young adults of the future.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 338 261


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.