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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Behaviour Support and Learning Intervention

Education - School

School Support Staff

Bedford High

Bedford High School

Manchester Road




Salary: Grade 5 £16,319 - £18,378 per annum. £10.34 - £11.64 per hour


37 hours per week, term time working 38 weeks per year plus 3 days


This is an exciting opportunity for two colleagues to join our expanding team.  The Headteacher and Governing Body of Bedford High School seek to appoint a team of effective and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA).


As a team you will support in removing the barriers to learning of vulnerable students to ensure they make relevant progress.  We are looking for previous experience of working with or caring for children of a relevant age and experience of working with students with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.  You will need to be able to remain calm and positive in challenging circumstances and be able to relate well to students and adults; working with the wider school community.  Previous experience of working as a HLTA would be desirable.  A full driving licence is required for the post.  Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for the full requirements of the role.


Bedford High School is a highly successful and popular school that continues to improve.  We gained Ofsted ‘Good’ in our last inspection, and the school maintains very strong examination performance at KS4. 


We offer a positive school culture, opportunities for further professional development and strong support from the Senior Leadership Team.  If you think you have the skills, drive, determination and commitment to be part of our happy, vibrant school we would love to hear from you. 


To apply for this post, please complete the application form, we do not accept CV’s, and return to Mrs C Taylor, HR Facilities & Communications Manager, at the school or be email to or by post to the school address.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email of the interview arrangements.  Please ensure your correct email address is provided on your application form.  Unfortunately, we are unable to notify candidates individually if they have been unsuccessful with their application.

To view the details relating to this position and to access the application form, please click the links below:

Application Form
Job Description and Person Specification

School DBS Applicant Information
Guidance for Safer Working Practices
Letter of Application
Privacy Notice


If you require any further information, please contact the school on 01942 909009 or email: Website:


Interview date: To Be Confirmed


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working hours

term time part time

application deadline

11 59 pm

25th Sep 2019

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