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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Term time: 32.5 hours per week, term time plus 5 additional days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Band 5 £26,421 – £29,269 pro rota (actual £20,020 – £22,180)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Northumberland Church of England Academy is a Multi Academy Trust that strives to provide a supportive, diverse and inclusive learning environment for staff and students.

Are you an ambitious, supportive and hardworking Higher Level Teaching Assistant? Are you looking for a new role where you can support children to achieve their full potential?

James Knott Primary School are looking for an HLTA to join their team to support the children’s learning and development through classroom support, teaching, and intervention sessions.

Duties Include:

  • Supporting the pupils consistently whilst also encouraging them to work independently by responding to their individual needs.
  • Cover full classes in the event of class teacher absence.
  • Providing the teacher with accurate and objective feedback on pupil progress and ensuring supporting evidence is available.
  • Deliver learning activities to pupils within an agreed framework of supervision, adjusting activities to meet pupil needs.
  • Plan and deliver intervention sessions with the students in line with the current curriculum.
  • Work independently to provide preparation, planning and assessment (PPA) cover with a commitment to whole class teaching and working collaboratively with class teachers.
  • Support the teacher with behaviour management and establish effective ways to encourage the class to engage.

What the school offers its staff

Our Benefits

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • The Nest – Our nursery/childcare provision specifically for NCEAT staff
  • Free Parking
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free 24/7 health and wellbeing support for all members of staff within the Trust
  • 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (full time staff)

If you would like to develop your skills and make a difference within James Knott Primary School, then we look forward to receiving your application!

Commitment to safeguarding

Northumberland Church of England Academy 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 subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About NCEA James Knott CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Our aim at James Knott C of E Primary School is to create a warm, safe and happy environment where every child feels valued and inspired to learn. We pride ourselves on our family ethos and strive for excellence in everything that we do.

We are proud of our focus on traditional values, good manners and enthusiasm for learning. We provide an exciting and varied curriculum with inspiring classrooms that are bright and welcoming, with lively and interesting displays to celebrate children’s work. This well-designed curriculum supports good-quality teaching and encourages the development of skills across all subjects, preparing our children for academic and personal success now and in the future.

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