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  • Start date details

    Depending on checks

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31st August 2024

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we are looking for:

Qualifications and Professional Development


  • Have Higher Level Teaching Assistant Status or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills or qualifications equivalent to NVQ level 2 in English and Maths


  • Specialist training in relevant learning strategies in appropriate curriculum or learning area.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • An ability to understand the principles of child development and learning processes and in particular barriers to learning.• Full working knowledge of relevant policies and codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.• Working knowledge and experience of implementing national/foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies.



  • Experience of working with relevant age groups within a learning environment.• Experience of working with children with additional needs.• Experience of general clerical/ administrative work• Experience of teaching whole classes.

What the school offers its staff

Salary & Benefits

  • NJC5 - NJC8 £23,500 - £24,702 FTE per annum, From £18,131.39 to £19.058.79 pro rata (including 2023 pay reward, pending approval)
  • Fixed term contract until 31st August 2024
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • CPD and Knowledge Development Courses
  • Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
  • Rewards and Recognition Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Further details about the role

About the role

Working under the direction and within an agreed system of supervision from a qualified teacher.

To complement the teachers’ delivery of the national curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and school policies and strategies.

To undertake specified timetabled teaching duties as agreed with the Headteacher.

To work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also to supervise whole classes occasionally during the short-term absence of teachers including PPA.

To provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils (e.g. SEN, EAL, GT, all underachieving groups), by utilizing advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes.

This is a Fixed Term contract to start as soon as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

The David Ross Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo vetting appropriate to the post, including a social media presence check and Enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will be expected to adhere to all safeguarding, welfare and health and safety policies and procedures of the Trust.

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About Kings Heath Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
347 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01604 751165

Passionate staff and children who are full of curiosity and enthusiasm make Kings Heath Primary Academy unique.

We ensure every child’s true potential is unlocked and achieved through a unique, and personalised, educational experience. This includes an exciting knowledge-rich curriculum, which centers on rich cultural experiences throughout the year to scaffold learning upon.

We continuously work alongside expert curriculum consultants in all areas to provide the highest quality of curriculum knowledge and teaching strategies for all staff members. We quite simply accept that we all (staff and pupils) have something new to learn every day and that an enquiring mindset is critical to our personal growth and development. As a result, our staff consist of aspirational teachers who engage passionately in the various opportunities to develop as a professional.

Kings Heath Primary Academy is vibrant, unique and a liberating experience for all, we welcome everyone, we challenge viewpoints, we listen and as a result we all grow – together. If you would like to join us on our journey/meet us all then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Arranging a visit to Kings Heath Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Bursar-KHA@kingsheathacademy.co.uk.

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