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Meon Junior School


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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Employer:     Meon Junior School

Salary:           TSAT Grade D 1 £21,214 - £23,876 FTE (pro-rata to £15,775 - £17,755)

Location:      Portsmouth

Hours:           32.5 hours per week, term-time only (39 weeks per year)

Start Date:    January 2021

Closing Date:3rd December 2020

Interviews:   11th December 2020

We are looking for someone who has the drive, passion and skills to join our friendly team based at Meon Junior School.  Our school is a friendly, welcoming place with children who are full of energy and life. Learning is at the heart of what we do and we believe that all children enjoy their time at school. 

We would like a Higher Level Teaching Assistant with recent experience of working within a Primary setting to join our friendly team.

We can offer you:

  • Children and parents who will welcome you and appreciate all of your hard work
  • Support from a vast network of senior leaders and teachers within the school and our trust
  • Regular opportunity to meet and share best practice with the other schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning - proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Team of friendly, dedicated and hardworking staff and governors
  • Outstanding CPD opportunities, which also offers a great support network for our staff
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

Our children would like a Higher Level Teaching Assistant who:

  • Makes learning fun!
  • Will listen if we need to talk to somebody
  • Has high expectations of us
  • Is supportive and understands when we struggle with our learning
  • Has a good sense of humour!

Our Trust:

We want to employ staff who are great team members. You will be passionate about learning and be happy to grasp exciting opportunities and contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our new school.

As part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. TSAT supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer. 

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our Primary School, benefiting from a large support network and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply 

To learn more about the story of our school and the role, please click on the additional links below for further information

TSAT is committed to safe recruitment procedures and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to this post are subject to an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

TSAT Job Description HLTA Nov 20.doc


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via