Our head had told us today that, because of cuts, we are going from 5 HLTA's to 3. I'm really worried because, at 55yrs old, I think I may be one of the 2 who will lose my job or be down graded which will have financial implications. Only 2 of us have HLTA status, 2 are paid as unqualified HLTA's and the other is paid the same as me because she is a damn good teaching assistant. Opinions please! What are my chances of being retained as HLTA?