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Behaviour HLTA

Post: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) (Behaviour and Attitudes to Learning)

Pay Scale: Grade 5 (SCP 22-26)

Required from: September 2017 Permanent, Full time, Term Time Only + 5 Days

We at Manchester Creative & Media Academy are seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Higher Level Teaching Assistant. The role of the Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Behaviour and attitudes to learning), is to work in collaboration with other colleagues to provide support in addressing the needs of pupils who may require particular help to overcome barriers to learning. You will be joining the Academy at a very exciting time.

The Academy is the most improved school in Manchester 2014-16, with its rapid and ‘substantial improvement’ being noted by Inspectors in 2016 and the Academy achieved its best ever GSCE results.

MCMA is a large campus set in nine acres of urban woodland and the learning spaces incorporate state of the art ICT, media and performance spaces. MCMA is part of the Co-operative Academies Trust. The Trust already sponsors eight successful academies in Leeds, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent and has been ranked as one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts.

Further information about the Trust and the positive difference that it is making across the North West can be found on their website The Trust also offers an attractive benefits package. The CPD offer for staff is a strength of both the Academy and the Trust.

We are committed to providing career and professional development opportunities for all staff and a programme is available which offers a wide range of internal and external opportunities. If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence and our values of Respect, Commitment and Trust, and those of our Sponsor, then we look forward to receiving your application. Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website:

Completed applications should be returned by email to or post 300 Victoria Avenue East, Blackley, Manchester M9 7SS by 3.00pm, Tuesday, 11th July 2017. Interviews will be held on Friday, 14th July 2017

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MCMA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.