Contract Type: Full Time
Teaching Assistant
Salary: £22,659 - £25,951
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Lower Road, Effingham, Surrey, KT24 5JR
Ofsted Ranking: Outstanding 1


Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Where Possible Interviews Will Be Held On Site Within Our Schools And We Will Adhere To Our Current Covid Policy For External Visitors. Otherwise Interviews Will Be Held Remotely By Teams.

Working Pattern: Monday To Friday 8:30am To 4:12pm, With A 30 Minute Unpaid Lunch Break.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Maths focus preferrably) to join the team at the Howard of Effingham School.

The successful applicant will support identified students with special educational needs and/or disabilities to enable them to access the curriculum. In addition, the postholder will plan and run small group English withdrawal groups and will line manage the team of Learning Support Assistants.

Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and listening skills with a commitment to helping each student achieve their full potential. A HLTA qualification is essential for this role (consideration will be given to candidates working towards their HLTA qualification).

This position may be of interest to people who wish to consider a career in teaching to get classroom experience prior to commencing teacher training.

THPT can offer:
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

To find out more about joining our team and to find out further information about our schools and THPT as a whole please visit

Howard of Effingham is a high-performing school and is the lead school in our Multi-Academy Trust. It offers maximum opportunities for young people to develop academically and socially in an environment that is stimulating, caring and supportive. The school sets high standards that instil values which enable students to develop into confident and responsible young adults.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

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About Howard Of Effingham School

The Howard of Effingham School is an academy school for boys and girls aged 11–18.

It is located in Effingham, near Leatherhead in Surrey, England. There are around 1500 students on roll.

The school holds the following awards: Artsmark Gold (2002); Sportsmark Gold; Investor in People status; DfES achievement award (2002). The Howard of Effingham school achieved an outstanding rating from the Ofsted report.

It is east of the village of Effingham, next to the sports centre, accessed from the A246, the Guildford to Leatherhead road, and is west of Leatherhead and Fetcham. The school is overseen by the Howard Partnership, who also run Thomas Knyvett College inTwickenham. The Howard Of Effingham also leads the Effingham Learning partnership with the local Primary schools.