Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA / Level 4)

Lowedges Junior Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 7JG

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    22 August 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Band F 12-17 £22,571 – £24,920

Actual salary

£19,533 - £21,565 - The salary will increase by an equivalent of 5 days of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with the Local Authority

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA / Level 4) job summary

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant, who will work with colleagues to support the learning and teaching of children in Lowedges Junior Academy.  The HLTA will complement the work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities, under agreed systems of supervision, that supports the teachers with learning outcomes.  The HLTA will provide high quality support in relation to raising of educational achievement and encouraging pupils to become independent learners.  They will take responsibility for the planning, preparation and delivery of different initiatives, and undertake whole class cover across all key stages.


 This role may be attractive to those who have attained the HTLA / Level 4 standard, either through achieving the relevant qualification or by having equivalent experience.


Under the guidance of others the Level 4 Teaching Assistant will:


o   Undertake activities with individuals, groups or a class of children in order to facilitate their physical, emotional and educational development within a safe environment usually under the supervision of a teacher

o   Carry out pre-determined educational activities and work programmes ensuring that specific guidelines are followed, whilst promoting independent learning to support the children’s understanding.

o   Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations and providing relevant pastoral support

o   Prepare and deliver lessons, under the direction of the teacher, including covering for teacher absence and delivering specific interventions to pupils.

The role is based at Lowedges Junior Academy but may, on occasion, involve working at other academies within the trust.


Applying for the job

Please visit Lowedges Junior Academy or Aston Academy websites for information on how to apply.

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About Lowedges Junior Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
338 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

At Lowedges Junior Academy we are committed to providing high quality learning and teaching, enabling everyone to reach their full potential, whatever their age, ability, gender or ethnicity. We believe that every person is unique and we work together in an inclusive environment of mutual respect and consideration, valuing everyone’s contribution.
Through our partnership with the local and wider community we aim to support our young people in successfully taking their place in society.
All adults in school have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
With your commitment we will aim to achieve and exceed expectation.

Aston Community Education Trust are a forward thinking and ambitious multi-academy trust, comprising of three senior academies and nine junior academies across the Rotherham, Sheffield and North Derbyshire areas.
ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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