Higher Learning Teaching Assistant

Wirksworth Junior School, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4FD

23 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    11 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 May 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type



Grade 9

Higher Learning Teaching Assistant job summary

Wirksworth Junior School wish to appoint an excellent Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our happy and supportive school. This role is permanent.

The post would be required to cover leadership and PPA cover as well as supporting in class for 33 hours a week, with opportunities for overtime. We are looking for an outstanding practitioner who can work alongside our staff and add to our newly designed Guerrilla Curriculum.

This role may suit a newly qualified teacher who has not been appointed or someone who is currently a HLTA in school at the moment. The successful candidate should demonstrate enthusiasm and excitement, and an interest in a subject specialism, such as: French, Music or Art, however those which show passion for a hobby or have a skill which could broaden and deepen our curriculum are encouraged to apply.

Applications are welcome from those qualified to at least NVQ Teaching Assistant Level 3 or those teaching qualifications. This role may suit an Early Career teacher to gain more teaching experience.

The school offers a comprehensive wellbeing package, including sick pay and paid urgent, personal and domestic days.

Working for us you will be offered flexibility for your family/personal circumstances; access to medical support from SAS; paid absence leave; 5 pro-rota urgent/personal days and a supportive Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body.

Visits to the school are actively encouraged and will be seen as a part of the interview process of interest in our school.

The post is to start as soon as possible.

If you wish to find out more about the school please call us on: 01629 822457 or email headteacher@wirksworth-jun.derbyshire.sch.uk We thank you for taking the time to read our advert and we look forward to reading your application. Closing date is: Sunday 11th September Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 19th September

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Applying for the job

You can apply directly on the Derbyshire County Council website using the following link

Or apply by completing the attached application form and send directly to headteacher@wirksworth-jun.derbyshire.sch.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Wirksworth Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
129 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Contact phone number
01629 822457

We are a busy, but friendly Junior School in the heart of Derbyshire. Currently on role, we have 127 children taught in mixed age classes. We follow a bespoke curriculum, created specifically for our children, which is based around our school values and philosophical thinking.

Do visit the school website to find out more.

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