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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    21 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,415.00 - £35,954.00 Annually (Actual) HLTA BEX08 - £31,440 UNQ 1-6 £24,415 - £35,954 depending on experience

Higher Level Teaching Assistant / Unqualified Teacher job summary

Post Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant OR Unqualified Teacher

School: Upland Primary School

Contract Type: Fixed term until 31st August 2024

Contract Hours: 35 hours per week 8.30am to 4.00pm (half hour unpaid lunch break lunch). We are happy to accept part time applications.

Grade: HLTA BEX08 / UNQ 1-6 depending on experience

Salary: HLTA BEX08 - £31,440

UNQ 1-6 £24,415 - £35,954 depending on experience

Position Start Date: As soon as possible

The closing date for applications 21st February 2024 and interviews are scheduled for Friday 23rd February 2024

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.

We are looking to recruit a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) OR unqualified teacher with the passion and enthusiasm to raise standards in our lovely school. The position is currently fixed term for this academic year.


The ideal candidate will have:

A HLTA qualification, or relevant qualifications to a similar or higher level or an Unqualified Teacher

The experience and ability to plan for and deliver quality first teaching

Knowledge of a range of primary school interventions and provisions,

Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work well as part of a team.


Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 020 8303 2175.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

Upland Primary School

Upland Primary School is an over-subscribed two-form entry primary school with a nursery in the heart of Bexleyheath. Our school has a vibrant feel; we are proud of our happy, welcoming and positive atmosphere and our strong community links. The exciting and innovative curriculum at Upland ensures that our children enjoy coming to school and have a real love of learning. Our children are encouraged to become independent learners; we work together to build confidence and self-esteem, allowing children to explore different activities in a variety of ways.

For further information about the school, please visit www.upland.bexley.sch.uk

Cygnus Academies Trust

Upland Primary School is part of Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

We offer:

Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers pension

25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement (pro-rata for part-time)

Employee support services.

Effective CPD opportunities

Collaborative working with other schools

Excellent ICT facilities

Opportunities for flexible working


Additional Information

- References will be requested for shortlisted applicants prior to interview.

- Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form prior to interview.

- Online Searches will be carried out on shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any concerns will be discussed with candidates at interview.

- Further vetting checks including an enhanced DBS, incorporating a check of the Children’s Barred List, will be undertaken on provisional offer.


This post is a customer-facing position and falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The school has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.



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About Upland Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
471 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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