5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,962.54 - £25,286.73 Annually (Actual) pro-rata salary - dependent on experience)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

The Governing Body of Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is seeking to appoint an experienced, adaptable, motivated and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant. We would like to provide additional support to raise pupil attainment.r. Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is Ofsted rated Good, with pupils who are keen to learn.

Ofsted, May 2023:

  • 'Hillborough Infants is a welcoming school, where pupils feel like part of a family.'
  • 'Children make a strong start in the early years. Teachers set high expectations.'
  • 'Children develop positive attitudes to learning. Staff support and care for children well.'
  • 'Staff enjoy being part of a close-knit team. The new governing body is effective and enthusiastic in supporting the school. Parents value the school.'

We can offer:

  • A supportive, enthusiastic and friendly team;
  • Children who are well behaved and want to learn;
  • A refurbished wellbeing/SEN room;
  • Newly upgraded IT infrastructure and ongoing investment in IT;
  • Commitment to your own professional development;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Health and Wellbeing package.
  • Discussion on flexible working hours

The successful candidate will also be responsible for providing cover for PPA, NQT time and other cover as and when needed across all year groups. You will work with and contribute to planning and delivering teaching & learning for whole classes, small groups and individuals to deliver and support the teaching of the school curriculum.

The successful applicant:

  • Can plan and deliver high quality lessons;
  • Has experience of lesson planning & monitoring pupil progress;
  • Has experience of teaching, individuals, groups and whole classes;
  • Can support the needs of individuals and groups of children;
  • Demonstrate high expectations of pupil attainment, progress and behaviour;
  • Motivate and inspire children, offering both challenge and enjoyment;
  • Has excellent classroom management;
  • Can lead and manage teaching assistants in year groups;
  • Can take responsibility for a given area dependent on expertise and experience;
  • Can maintain and enhance the school’s high standards;
  • Work effectively as part of a team;
  • Has a positive attitude, be flexible, enthusiastic with good communication skills;
  • Be adaptable to a changing school environment;
  • Be proactive and able to use initiative.

This is a fixed term post of a year and is to provide additional support.

Please visit our school website: https://www.hillboroughinfants.co.uk/

All applications must be made through MyNewTerm:

Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.

Closing date: 23rd June 2024

Initial shortlisting: 24th June 2024

Interviews: w/c 1st July 2024

Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.

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 Hillborough Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
298 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

School location

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