6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,369.00 - £21,815.00 Annually (Actual) 31 hours per week / 39 weeks per year Mon / Tue / Thu / Fri - 8.30am - 3.30pm Weds - 8.30am - 4,30pm

High Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Kingfisher Primary requires an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Do you want to join a school looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Higher Level Teaching Assistant? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled, enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team working with children at Kingfisher Primary to support 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 for whole classes as well as covering subject leads and teachers’ PPA.

Your opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for an HLTA to join our team from September.

The successful individual will support children’s learning as directed by the Principal working with groups of children and delivering learning to the whole class, ensuring all children have access to an engaging curriculum, in a safe caring learning environment.

They will be a talented and professional individual who shares our vision of high aspirations, achievement and a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life and be a strong team player.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate should:

  • Be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated

  • Be able to develop positive relationships with young children

  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour

  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

  • Be a confident and clear communicator

  • Have experience of teaching across KS1 and KS2

  • Have GCSE Maths and English Grade C and an HLTA qualification

We are offering you: 

  • the opportunity to work in a well-resourced setting 

  • huge scope for advancement and fantastic opportunities for career progression 

  • extensive professional development to enhance your knowledge and skills about the role 

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Work life and family friendly policies

  • Employee wellbeing initiatives

  • Career pathways and talent

  • A warm and professional learning environment

  • Children who are friendly and polite 

  • A growth mind-set ethos 

  • Supportive parents

Closing: 28th June 2024

Shortlisting:  28th June 2024

Interviews: Thursday 5th July 2024

We welcome visits to the school to experience the atmosphere, ethos and approach and to have an opportunity to meet the children and staff who make Kingfisher a great place to be.

If you are joining us from another school, academy or trust we recognise your continuous service date with confirmation from your current employer. This can positively impact a number of entitlements, including increased annual holiday payments which represent an increase in salary. This can be discussed in more detail at interview.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff. Every child should feel safe and should be protected from any form of child abuse. We have robust policies and procedures that support our commitment to Safeguarding, this includes our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. The in-house Safeguarding teams at each Academy work in partnership with families and safeguarding partners to ensure the safety of children is paramount. We are committed to ensuring that all staff access regular, contextual safeguarding training to meet the needs of the local community.

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About Kingfisher Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
408 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Kingfisher is a fantastic academy that places great importance on the success of its pupils. Children are assessed regularly and effective support ensures children make progress. An innovative curriculum has been designed to ensure that children take part in exciting lessons and that they play an active part in their own learning. A number of extra curricular clubs ensure that children have access to a range of enriching activities.

As an academy we love working with parents and have an increasing army of volunteer helpers who support us during the school day. We value the opinions of children in school and they have their own council. The council has regular meetings and discuss a wide range of issues.

Kingfisher is a two form entry academy (420 places) with a 52 place nursery.

The only true way to find out about this academy is to walk through the door and experience the positive atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you into our academy community!

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find any information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the academy direct and speak to Mrs Flint with any queries you may have and she will be able to direct you to the most suitable person to deal with your question

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