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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Scale 5 (Points 12 to 17) Actual salary: £15,694 to £17,327 
Term time only.  31 hours per week 
Closing Date
Monday June 21st, 2021 9am
Interview Date
W/C 21 June 2021 

The Role

Higher Level Teaching Assistant 


Term time only.  31 hours per week 

Scale 5 (Points 12 to 17) 

Actual salary: £15,694 to £17,327 

Trinity Academy Akroydon joined Trinity Multi-Academy Trust in February 2017 and since this time the academy has become the most improved primary school in the Calderdale authority, and is in the top 1% of most improved schools nationally. Like all the schools within Trinity MAT, it is guided by the Trust’s four core principles:  

Empathy – Honesty – Respect – Responsibility 

We now wish to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to support our pupils in achieving their goals. You will provide learning support, meeting the specific needs of individual pupils, or a small group of pupils as directed.  

What can we offer you? 

  • A proven Behaviour for Learning (BfL) system that ensures a calm learning environment. 
  • An outstanding professional development programme, supported by our very own Trinity Teaching School Alliance, West Yorkshire Maths Hub and White Rose Maths. 
  • A range of staff benefits including subsidised health cover. 
  • A chance to be part of a Trust that is changing the lives of thousands of young people. 

What we need from you? 

  • 5 or more GCSEs (or equivalent) at C or better, including English and Maths. 
  • Proficient use of technology (PC, internet, MS Office packages), and understanding its use in supporting effective teaching and learning. 
  • Experience of teaching (or other relevant learning environments), covering groups or whole classes.
  • Basic experience of planning, either for lessons or for extra-curricular activities. 
  • Basic experience of assessing student progress and contributing to assessment processes.  

Start date:          As soon as possible 

Closing date:     9am; 21 June 2021 

Interviews:         W/C 21 June 2021 

We are an ambitious and growing Trust which has eleven schools in total: seven secondary schools, three primary schools and a post-16 college, spanning five local authorities. This is an opportunity to join a high-impact leadership team, and experience cross-Trust working with members of the senior leadership teams from each of our academies as well as our colleagues at Trinity Teaching School Alliance, West Yorkshire Maths Hub and White Rose Maths. 

Trinity Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.