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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    14 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 9 months

Full-time equivalent salary

23,194.00 - 25,409.00

Pay scale

H5 spinal point1 - 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Highwood Primary are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated & passionate Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our Early Years Team.

As a school we constantly strive to deliver the highest standards of early education in line with the requirements of the EYFS framework. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the new EYFS Framework & child development.

Our well-resourced, Reception unit offers a stimulating & creative learning environment in a calm, well-maintained, school building set in beautiful open grounds.

At Highwood Primary, we believe in nurturing all our children to develop to the best of their abilities. We are proud to be part of each child's journey, assisting them to become knowledgeable, skilled, confident & responsible members of our local and wider community. We believe that children understand their obligation to make positive contributions to their families, friends & communities as well to general society as British citizens.

We are looking for someone who:

  • A proven record of being an inspirational HLTA in KS1 or EYFS;
  • Is committed to and enthusiastic about inclusion and has strategies to achieve this for all children;
  • Is an effective classroom practitioner;
  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines;
  • Is a good team player;
  • Is committed to continual professional development;
  • Will be committed to the school and will contribute to all aspects of school life.

Above all we are looking for a practitioner who is adaptable, creative & energetic, with a high level of integrity as well as the ability to build positive relationships at all levels and with a wide range of professionals.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a friendly and diverse school community;
  • An attractive working environment with excellent facilities;
  • Well-resourced classrooms;
  • A supportive, enthusiastic and forward thinking school team;
  • Professional development opportunities;
  • Training in EYFS.

Commitment to safeguarding

Highwood Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks, social media check and satisfactory references.
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About Highwood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
432 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01923 256210

School location

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