£23,293 to £26,320

Closing Date


Interview Date



Mr Charlie Smart, Faculty Leader - Humanities, tel: (01325) 380815

Specialist Teaching Assistant – Humanities

To commence in January, 2018

Full-time/Term Time only/Permanent

We require an enthusiastic and dedicated HLTA to provide specific support and intervention to pupils not making expected progress. Working within the successful and diverse Humanities Faculty the appointed candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering interventions to a range of pupils to enable them to fulfil their potential.

To succeed in this role you will hold Higher Level Teaching Assistant status and have three years recent experience working within a teaching and learning environment. Excellent communication skills and a calm and professional manner are also essential.  A particular interest in or experience of working within Humanities subjects would be an advantage.

To discuss the post or arrange a visit please contact Mr Charlie Smart, Faculty Leader – Humanities, Longfield Academy of Sport on (01325) 380815.

An Application Pack including the job description and person specification for this role and an Application Form can be downloaded from this page or obtained by contacting Longfield Academy of Sport, Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT, telephone (01325) 380815 or e-mail

Closing date:               12 noon on Friday, 1st December, 2017

 Interview date:          Monday, 11th December, 2017

Information for Applicants

Application Form – Support Staff

Safeguarding Policy Statement

Longfield Academy Trust and its partner schools are passionate about safeguarding the welfare of pupils and maximising their life chances. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.