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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Band 6 – (FTE £24,832-£27,852)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a confident, experienced and well organised HLTA to join our friendly and supportive team from January 2024

The successful applicant will need to be flexible and able to work across the age range of 4 to 11 years. You will be expected to cover classes by delivering lessons set by the class teacher which may be part of regular PPA release, management release or staff absence.

When you are not teaching you will be expected to work throughout the school, with the opportunity to deliver small group interventions and to work closely with the most vulnerable pupils.

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • Holds an HLTA qualification and have a secure subject knowledge of primary education
  • Has an interest in delivering music lesson, desirable but not essential

  • Has GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) grade C or above
  • Is motivated, hardworking and willing to join an enthusiastic team.
  • Is able to demonstrate high expectations for learning and behaviour, working within the school policies and procedures.
  • Champions children and puts their needs and well-being at the forefront of the purpose of their role
  • Is professionally discreet and able to respect confidentiality
  • Communicates well with children, colleagues and parents.
  • Shows initiative and flexibility.
  • Is positive, calm and caring and able to sensitively support children with a range of needs
  • Is passionate about our school vision, motto and values.

If you have the above skills, and enthusiasm and passion to see all children succeed, then we are looking forward to hearing from you. In return, we can offer you an extremely friendly school with support from our dedicated staff and above all our wonderful children.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • a learning community with commitment to providing high educational standards
  • enthusiastic and happy children who are keen and eager to learn
  • the opportunity to make a significant difference
  • a supportive and caring team of staff

support for on-going professional development

Commitment to safeguarding

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School and Portsmouth City Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks
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About St Paul's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
303 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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Arranging a visit to St Paul's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vanessa_sharman@st-pauls.portsmouth.sch.uk.

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