28 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 39 weeks per year (term time plus 5 INSET days)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

NJC England & Wales Scale point 10

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an inspiring Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team in September 2024 on a full-time permanent contract. 

If you can answer yes to these questions then we think you should read on! 

  • Do you hold the necessary HLTA certified qualification? 

  • Do you firmly believe that all children should be nurtured, happy, cared for and know that you are fighting for them? 

  • Do you want to work in a school where you can make a difference? 

We have a great team with effective systems in place. 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have high expectations and believe every child can achieve 

  • Make learning irresistible, effective and inclusive 

  • Be excited about ongoing professional development, being a lifelong learner 

  • Actively contribute to the wider life of the school 

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of a team 

Learning and teaching will be your passion in action, with a genuine desire for all children to achieve their best as learners and people with your support. You will be a reflective practitioner willing and able to evolve our learning and teaching practice to meet the needs of our growing and ever-changing community of children. We will ensure that we enable excellence for all in our school.

Do you:

  • believe passionately that all children should be enabled to reach their full potential?

  • want to work for a leadership team who put well-being first and ensure that staff have a work-life balance?

  • want to work for one of the most progressive academy trusts in the UK?

If you have a genuine commitment to improving the life chances of children then we would like to hear from YOU!

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to continue to build our exceptional learning and teaching and personal development offer for our children;

  • The opportunity to help continue to build and develop our team and to accentuate the ethos and culture of our school;

  • The opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives;

  • The chance for your skills to flourish and develop with practical support and encouragement;

  • High quality training and development through one of the country’s leading Multi-Academy Trusts;

  • The opportunity to work with children from diverse ethnicities and cultures;

  • An inclusive ethos where every child is valued and supported to achieve their potential;

  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors

Commitment to safeguarding

Chigwell Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An Enhanced DBS with Child Barred List check will be sought as part of the Academy’s pre-employment checks.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Chigwell Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Chigwell Primary Academy is a 1 form entry EYFS/KS1 increasing to 1.5 form entry in KS2 school at the heart of our community where we nurture and support children of all abilities, helping each to achieve their potential in all aspects of learning and physical, social, emotional, moral, and spiritual development. From this foundation we encourage our staff to share success and equip our children to become independent, creative thinkers and learners for life and to develop their resilience to face the challenges of an ever-changing world.

Arranging a visit to Chigwell Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@reach2.org.

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