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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Date Posted: 06/09/2022

Closing Date: 19/09/2022

Salary: Grade G point 8 - 12 (subject to experience) £21,373 - £23,135 Full time equivalent, part-time posts will be paid pro-rata

Job Type: Permanent

Vacancy Type: Support Staff

Hours Per Week: 27.5 - 38 weeks per year

Start Date: 01/10/2022

Application Details:

Previous experience of working with children within the primary age range is essential, alongside a proven track record of strong and consistent behaviour management. We are looking for an inspiring HLTA who leads by example with the ability to motivate others. Our ideal candidate will be a team player and have the ability to independently use initiative, whilst demonstrating a warm, caring and nurturing personality.


  • Considerable experience as a TA
  • Be able to demonstrate that you can provide a stimulating and exciting learning experience for our pupils
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Committed to safeguarding children
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Commitment to ensuring every child reaches their potential
  • A good sense of humour

The hours of work will be 08:45 – 15:15 Monday to Friday, with 1 hour for lunch.

Whitehills Primary School is a two-form entry school, with a welcoming ethos which is recognised by all who visit our setting. The staff, parents and governors work collaboratively to ensure our pupils and families have the best outcomes during their learning journey with us. Through our creative curriculum and stimulating learning environment, children have many different opportunities to develop into independent thinkers and lifelong learners. Central to our ethos are our core values of respect, responsibility and hard work which all staff members within our school are expected to uphold.

All appointments are subject to our Safer Recruitment Policy and an enhanced DBS will be carried out.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this vision. 

As part of Keeping Children Safe in Education, we may complete online searches as part of our due diligence when short-listing candidates.

All application forms to be emailed directly to:

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