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HLTA (Literacy & Numeracy)

HLTA (Literacy & Numeracy)

Level 3/4 qualified

37 hours per week – term time only

NJE 5, £23,541 - £27,041 (FTE)

Actual Salary £20,282.12 - £23,649.54

Fixed term 2 years 

We currently have a secondment opportunity for an experienced and qualified Level 3 HLTA. We require an organised and skillful individual to provide effective and high quality support to identified students.  The successful applicant would implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to student responses/needs and those with a wide variety of barriers to learning, under the supervision and direction of the SENDCO.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Provide effective literacy / numeracy support to students on a one to one or small group basis, including but not limited to students who have an identified SEN, students with EAL, disadvantaged students and those of a lower cognitive ability. 

  • Deliver literacy/numeracy support sessions with a curriculum focus that may require supplementary focus on interventions related, but not limited to; SEMH, emotional literacy, communication and interaction.

  • Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment, identifying the overall impact and feedback to appropriate members of the team; line managers / SENDCO, using this information to inform future interventions / planning.

  • Use appropriate assessments to identify students’ needs and barriers to learning.

  • Provide half termly feedback on students’ academic progress and attainment.

  • Attend to students’ personal needs and provide advice to assist in their well-being.

  • Treat students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to an educational professional.

  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration with other staff and relevant professionals to plan, deliver and evaluate targeted interventions, setting targets for further progress for individuals and groups of students.

  • Challenge and motivate students, promote and reinforce self-esteem.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with parents, carers and other professionals, e.g. speech therapists.

  • Use specialist curricular/learning/skills/training/experience to support students.

  • Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.

  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students.

  • Support students within the school setting and support teachers to implement agreed strategies in order to support the student.

  • Develop and differentiate packages of learning, using resource packs and/or department schemes of learning for individual and group sessions.

  • Support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs and be aware of and support difference, and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

  • To safeguard the welfare of students and promote emotional health and well-being.

Please refer to the Person Specification for more information.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 10th January 2022

Interviews will take place: w/c 10th January 2022

Completed application forms should be emailed to by the closing date of 9.00am Monday 10th January 2022

All successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.  Employment records, references and qualifications will be verified. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.