Birmingham City Council

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Cockshut Hill School Cockshut Hill Birmingham B26 2HX
£27,741 to £34,728 pro rata - Actual salary £24,181 to £30,271
11 Jan 2022
18 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

£27,741 to £34,728 pro rata - Actual salary £24,181 to £30,271. The point of the scale

will be assessed dependent on experience and qualifications

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term for 1 year

Cockshut Hill School

Cockshut Hill


B26 2HX

Telephone Number: 0121 289 500

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

We are delighted to offer an opportunity to work within our supportive SEND Team, in which we aim to help students reach their full potential in a supportive environment. We are seeking to appoint a qualified HLTA, who is energetic and has the ability to lead on interventions; planning and delivering individual and group work intervention sessions.

The successful candidate must have:

• GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English grade C or above

• a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent

• experience of working across KS3 and KS4

• experience of planning, delivering and evaluating a range of evidence based interventions

• the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate students to achieve, through your own best practice

• good interpersonal skills and a commitment to working as part of a team to improve teaching and learning

• the capacity to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of our students

We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. Cockshut Hill School is a developing and improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of that journey of school improvement.

About our school

Cockshut Hill School is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future. We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.

This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

About the Trust

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing

• high quality training and support in and across academies

• a clear career pathway


• discount schemes

Closing Date: 18 January 2022, 12 midday

For an application form and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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