Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Whaplode Church of England Primary School, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 6TS

This job expired on 6 December 2022

  • Earliest start date

    1 January 2023

  • Latest start date

    31 January 2023

  • Closing date

    6 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Part-Time, Permanent 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (44.6 paid weeks) Monday to Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £21,269 and £23,953

Actual salary

Between £14,750 and £16,612

What skills and experience we're looking for

Whaplode Church of England Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team. The position is Monday to Friday, term time plus 5 days. Dedicated PPA time is given with high staff wellbeing.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with pupils over the whole age and ability range to deliver a wide range of activities, which support and enhance learning, personal and social development.
  • Have the ability to support and complement the professional work of teachers by managing and providing an extensive range of learning related activities.
  • Demonstrate the highest expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to raising pupil attainment and achievement.
  • Have enthusiasm and commitment.
  • Share the Trust and School vision and values

Applications from experienced TA’s who meet the criteria set out in Person Specification and have relevant experience are welcome.

What the school offers its staff

At Whaplode C of E Primary School our aim is to inspire everyone to believe in their ability to succeed through learning in a joyful and encouraging Christian atmosphere. This vision encourages our children to learn as much as possible and achieve their individual potential whilst developing respect and consideration for others. We have recently been graded as good by Ofsted who found, ‘behaviour is positive.’

Within our school we work very hard to create a team of teachers, non-teaching and support staff that will support each child in reaching their potential. Many who visit us comment on the strength of our ‘staff team’ and their shared commitment to help every child in the school achieve their best.


  • Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, Teachers Pension Scheme for Teachers
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Growth and Development processes in place for all employees to support continuous professional development
  • Access to over 70 online E-Learning courses
  • 24-hour confidential helpline covering legal, financial, wellbeing, health and nutrition etc.
  • Confidential counselling – up to 6 sessions free of charge
  • Physiotherapy – up to 4 free sessions free of charge
  • Coaching - Personalised stress coaching plans over 6 weeks, one to one with an OH Practitioner
  • Virtual GP – Accessible by smart phone or computer, same day appointments available at time to suit

Further details about the role

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Application packs are available via the school website https://www.whaplodeprimary.co.uk/news/vacancy.html or at the Trust website https://thelaat.co.uk/opportunities/

Please contact Mrs E Adie, Head of School for an informal discussion on 01406 370447 or by email whaplode.reception@southlincs-hub.co.uk

Completed application forms should be sent to Kim Davis, Finance and Admin Officer at kim.davis@southlincs-hub.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, please be advised that if shortlisted, we will carry out internet searches to support our commitment to safer recruitment.

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About Whaplode Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
183 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01406 370447

Arranging a visit to Whaplode Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email whaplode.reception@southlincs-hub.co.uk.

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