Academy/TeamReedswood E-ACT Primary Academy
Working hoursFull time
SalaryNJC SCP 22
Closing date24/01/2020 12:00 pm


We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

We’re searching for a HLTA who will inspire our students in the classroom.

For a full description of the role, please see the job description and job specification. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions, better still come and see us for yourself.

Our academy

A happy, supportive primary academy in Walsall. Our motto is ‘inspire to achieve’ and this underpins all that we do from Nursery to Year 6.

A great place to work and live

Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.

The role

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding HLTA who has the vision and drive of Reedswood E-ACT Primary Academy. Previous knowledge of working in Early years would be an advantage.

They should hold a minimum qualification of Level 3, have a proven track record of 1 to 1 support, and good IT skills.

We are looking for ideally a Level 5 qualified HLTA to join the team at Reedswood.

The successful applicant will have a leadership responsibility and will line manage a team of LSA’s.

We are open to individual strengths and areas of responsibility you are able to offer our team.

To complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision.  This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring pupils and assessing , recording and reporting on pupils achievement, progress and development.

Responsible for the management and development of a specialist area within the school and/or management of other teaching assistant, including allocation and monitoring of work, appraisal and training.

What we can offer:

  • We are a part of a Multi Academy Trust.
  • We have a new Ofsted rating of ‘Good’
  • A friendly and welcoming team of staff throughout the academy
  • Our pupils are happy, well behaved, thoughtful and polite.
  • Support from leaders with your continuous professional development

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th January 2020

Completed applications should to be sent to:

Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 29 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements.

See our annual report here

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.