Higher Level Teaching Assistant

James Dixon Primary School, London, SE20 8BW

2 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£23,090 - £25,324 SAT 6

Actual salary

£16,102 - £17,660 pro rata

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

There are 2 positions available.


30 hours a week, Monday to Friday

Term Time plus 5 staff development days

We have an opportunity to appoint 2 Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA).

As a HLTA, you will work with teachers to organise and support teaching and learning activities for classes, groups and individuals.

Key duties will be:
• To plan, prepare and deliver specific learning activities;
• Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment;
• Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about pupils as appropriate;
• Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate.

If you have a level 2 or 3 diploma (or equivalent), are working at or towards professional standards for a HLTA and have successful, relevant experience of working with children in a learning environment, then we would be keen to receive your application.

Other TA related qualifications and experience in supporting those with specific learning difficulties would be an advantage but are not essential.

James Dixon Primary School is a vibrant, diverse, caring and happy community. We embrace our diversity and feel privileged to be part of a multicultural school. Everyone is committed to providing the best learning opportunities for our pupils, children are able to strengthen independence, accept challenge and believe in themselves.

Join us to benefit from:
• Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
• Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
• Ride to Work Scheme;
• Eye test reimbursement;
• Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Thanh Ly, HR Administration Officer for an informal discussion. jdpoffice@swale.at and 0208 778 6101

Completed applications should be sent to Thanh Ly, HR Administration Officer, thanh.ly@swale.at or by post to James Dixon Primary School, William Booth Road, Annerley, London SE20 8BW. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust 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 exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

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About James Dixon Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
440 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number
0208 7786101

At James Dixon we recognise the benefits and positive impact that Learning Outside the Classroom and The Arts have on our pupils. We are committed to ensuring that pupils have real and memorable experiences which enable them to have fun, experience personal success, feel challenged and become productive citizens.

We want pupils to take pride in their school and local community, in turn, growing to understand their roles and responsibilities as global citizens.

We value respect, cooperation, resilience and honesty. Pupils are encouraged to work towards their personal goals through our broad, exciting and original curriculum. We want everyone to embrace our ethos, ‘Learning to be the best I can’

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