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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£29,777.00 Annually (FTE)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) job summary

We are members of the St Thomas Catholic Academy Trust, which seeks excellence in all that it does. This is reflected in its mission, “The Glory of God is a human fully alive!”

We are looking for a creative and dynamic HLTA, to cover PPA, with a passion for children’s learning, who is willing to work across both school sites. We can offer you exciting and forward-thinking environments in which to develop your career. The schools are built on nurture principles that are embedded in quality appraisal and outstanding CPD. Part-time applicants will be considered.

The successful candidates will need to:

  • be sympathetic towards the aims and ethos of our Catholic schools,
  • challenge, motivate, inspire and support the children to achieve their best,
  • have an approachable positive mind-set and be able to build strong relationships with pupils, staff, parents and the wider community.

We offer:

  • caring, happy schools with a strong Catholic ethos,
  • friendly and committed staff who are supportive and open to new ideas,
  • amazing children who are enthusiastic, confident and keen learners,
  • a supportive Local Academy Committee,
  • a commitment to help you further your career and develop your skills,
  • warm and welcoming communities.

This role would be suitable for either an experienced or recently qualified HLTA. The post will be across both of our federated schools - St Mary's Catholic Primary in Dunstable or St Vincent's Catholic Primary in Houghton Regis.

Visits to the schools are strongly encouraged and welcomed by arrangement. Please contact Mary Davis on 01582 602420 to arrange a visit. Applications should be made via mynewterm.

St Mary’s and St Vincent’s are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. This post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) Checks and satisfactory professional references.

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.

This job post has expired.

About St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

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

School location

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