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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £27,803 and £31,364

Pay scale

Grade 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main duties:

The successful candidate will work effectively with whole classes to cover teachers’ and leaders’ PPA and management/leadership time, covering a range of subjects across the curriculum across EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2 in addition to other general teaching assistant roles as and when required.

The successful candidate would be expected to:

  • Hold the Professional Standards for Higher Level Teaching Assistants or qualifications that supersede this.
  • Have good numeracy/literacy skills
  • Support and challenge all pupils appropriately to ensure they achieve and progress well.
  • Have a good working knowledge of the National Curriculum and can plan and deliver this effectively across EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2.
  • Have experience of teaching whole classes including planning and assessing children’s progress across the primary phase.
  • Have high expectations of all children and an ability to inspire children in their learning
  • Work well both with colleagues as a proactive team member and independently, showing motivation and a positive attitude
  • Have strong interpersonal skills enabling positive professional relationships to develop with colleagues, children and families.
  • Be motivated and invested in continuing to develop professionally and be reflective in their practice
  • Have a clear understanding of safeguarding and confidentiality
  • Be willing to actively uphold our strong Christian ethos.
  • Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.
  • Establish a clear framework for pupil discipline, anticipate and manage pupil behaviour constructively, promoting self-control and independence, in line with established school policy.
  • Support the role of parents in pupil's learning and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on pupil progress/achievement etc.
  • Have a good understanding and be able to effectively meet the needs of all children including those with additional needs.
  • Use ICT effectively in learning activities and develop pupils' competence and independence in its use.
  • Demonstrate initiative and good time management
  • Act on a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of young children

What the school offers its staff

Our school can offer you:

A warm welcoming, inclusive school

A dedicated team of staff who are passionate about making a difference to all children

A happy, diverse school community with children who love learning

A supportive governing body

A successful school who strive for the very best in all we do both across and outside the curriculum.

A school with a strong Christian ethos and Christian values which underpin all we do.

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.

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About St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
370 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email stelphins_finance@sch.warrington.gov.uk.

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