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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Term time: Permanent, Term Time +1 Week 30hrs per week / 4 days a week

Contract type


Pay scale

SCP 12 (£24,421)- SCP 17 (£28,770) Pro-rata: £18,344 - £19,974 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

High Level Teaching Assistant

Permanent, Term Time +1 Week

30hrs per week / 4 days a week

SCP 12 (£24,421)- SCP 17 (£28,770)

Pro-rata: £18,344 - £19,974 per annum , including an allowance for holiday pay

Start date: 1st September 2024

THE POST We are looking for a positive and inspiring Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join the team at Wymondham College Prep School on a permanent basis. The role will support and complement the professional work of teachers as directed. The successful candidate will:

  • Have GCSE or equivalent level, including at least a Grade 4 (previously Grade C) in English and Mathematics, previous experience working with children, preferably primary school age, in a classroom or similar environment and have Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Be committed to the school’s high standards of teaching, learning and professional development.
  • Have excellent communication skills, a warm and caring manner and a good sense of humour.
  • Understand the importance of an inclusive environment, have high expectations and confidence to challenge and support pupils’ choices.
  • Have a welcoming, kind and nurturing manner and a commitment to professionalism.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of pupils in adherence with the school procedures while in play areas, the dining hall, classrooms or anywhere on the school site

What the school offers its staff

Wymondham College Prep School is looking to appoint someone who is passionate about both teaching and learning and supporting and nurturing pupils to be the very best they can be. This individual needs to believe in the power of kindness and be highly motivated to work as a part of a highly ambitious and committed team.

Our HLTAs are hugely valued by everyone and will have the opportunity to work in a small team of people on planning and resourcing lessons. They will be supported by being provided with detailed curriculum guidance and schemes of work with accompanying plans and resources. They will have PPA and will be supported by our Assistant Headteacher – Teaching and Learning.

Wymondham College Prep School opened in September 2020 with two Reception classes housed in Wymondham College. In September 2021 the school moved into its new purpose built home on the site of Wymondham College. In September 2024, the school will be two form entry Reception – Year 6 with 400 pupils. When the school is full, we will be a school of 452 pupils which includes 32 boarders across Year 5 & Year 6.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wymondham College Prep School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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Our school is committed to the professional development of all staff and provides a safe and supportive environment to work in. We are a learning community who all feel safe to make mistakes, learn and grow by loving the struggle of learning. We want everyone to ‘Try Hard, Be Kind, Be You’ and to work in the WCPS way, to ‘Wonder, Contribute, Persevere, Support’.

We put relationships, wellbeing and belonging at the heart of everything we do and use restorative justice and zones of regulation to ensure our pupils constantly reflect on their choices, feelings and interactions with others. We are an ‘Outstanding School’ June 2023 – a reflection of our ambition to provide something special in our unique school.

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