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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Part-time

Cedar Children's Academy, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2469-67S
  • Posted:17/05/2024
  • Pay:£21,440 - £24,892 for 32.5 hours, 39 weeks
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:02/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


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:  

  • Competitive Pay Scales: Our TSAT pay scales exceed national standards.
  • Collaborative Support: Benefit from resources, mentoring, and school visits across the Trust.
  • Professional Development: Explore excellent CPD opportunities.
  • Pension Scheme Membership: Secure your future with membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy reduced membership fees for our fully-equipped fitness suite and classes, conveniently located at New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School, and from September 2024 Maritime Academy in Frindsbury.
  • Staff Wellbeing Focus: Access our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, and eye care vouchers.
  • Convenient Parking: Park for free in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme: Promote health and sustainability through our Cycle to Work initiative.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition: Be part of our Staff Recognition Programme, with seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend: Spread the word and benefit from our 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.