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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,869.00 Annually (Actual) (£32076 FTE)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

To work as part of a team including teachers and other support staff to support the learning and welfare of all pupils/students.

The HLTA will provide PPA / Leadership cover: Providing daily timetabled cover in the absence of the classroom teacher in all year groups from Nursery to Year 6

The HLTA post holder will work across Early Years, Key Stage 1 and 2. Please specify on your application if you have a subject specialism which you would like to deliver across the year groups.

To provide practical support for learning, educational activities, developing social skills, integration and for securing pupils’/students’ physical and emotional well-being.

To provide short term cover in the absence of the classroom teacher.

To assist in the co-ordination and supervision of other support staff under the direction of the Principal.

To take responsibility for an identified area of school, eg the library, PE resources, displays etc.


Teaching and Learning Support

2. Pupil/Student Support and Supervision

3. Supervision of Staff

4. General


1. Teaching and Learning Support

To undertake cover in the absence of the class teacher administering planning and activities to whole classes.

1.2 To assist in training new and temporary members of the team, particularly on the behavioural management strategies or learning strategies followed by the teacher.

To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil/student achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.

1.4 T To deal with any immediate problems or emergencies in accordance with the Academy’s policies and procedures.

1.5 To report back as appropriate on the behaviour of pupils/students during the class and any issues arising.

2. Pupil/Student Support and Supervision

To manage the behaviour of pupil/student whilst they are undertaking their work to ensure a constructive environment in support of learning.

To respond to any questions from pupils/students about process and procedures.

In liaison with appropriate staff, to supervise the pupils/students on the Academy site during midday break.

3. Supervision of Staff

In conjunction with the Class Teacher and/or Principal assist in the co-ordination of a team of Educational Teaching Assistants, Educational Support Assistants and/or helpers and for ensuring they receive training necessary to undertake duties in accordance with the teaching strategies and procedures of the Academy.

To provide guidance and appropriate leadership to staff relating to performance management, referring complex issues and matters of discipline etc. to the Class Teacher/Principal as required.

To consult and attend meetings with the Class teacher/Principal regarding staffing arrangements and cover as required.

4. General

As part of your wider duties and responsibilities you are required to promote and actively support the Academy’s / LA’s responsibilities towards safeguarding. Safeguarding is about keeping people safe and protecting people from harm, neglect, abuse and injury. It is about creating safe places, being vigilant and doing something about any concerns you might have. It isn’t just about the very old and the very young, it is about everyone who may be vulnerable.

Carry out your duties with due regard to current and future Academy’s / Trust policies, procedures and relevant legislation. These will be drawn to your attention in your appointment letter, your statement of particulars, induction, ongoing performance development and through Academy communications.

Responsible to: Principal: Principal / Class Teacher

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 Beaumont Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
682 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Beaumont Primary Academy opened in September 2016 and will be up to Year 4 in September 2020. When it reaches capacity, it will be a 650 place 2-11 academy and is situated in the grounds of Moor End Academy in Crosland Moor, Huddersfield and near to the award winning Beaumont Park. In September, numbers are expected to be approximately 360. As part of South Pennine Academies, Beaumont Primary Academy is well supported by a successful Trust team led by the CEO, Jane Acklam OBE.

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