63 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    13 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

17924.00 - 19171.00

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Are you an HLTA looking for a new opportunity? Or an experienced TA looking for your next career move?

Our team currently has a vacancy for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. This is a great opportunity to contribute towards the continued success of Victoria Primary Academy and its pupils.


In this role you will be:

  • Leading whole class teaching to cover for class teacher PPA or leadership release
  • Working with groups of pupils within the classroom
  • Running intervention groups outside the classroom

Your work as part of the wider team will be integral in helping to raise standards of achievement for all pupils. 

At Victoria we aspire to achieve the very best for every single pupil. As noted by OFSTED in 2023 “‘Aspiration’ is a key word at Victoria Primary Academy. It is central to everything leaders do, from the design of the school’s ambitious curriculum to the awe-inspiring trips on offer.”

You may already have experience as a Teaching Assistant and be ready to step up to a more senior role. You will have a relevant Level 4 qualification and be ready to apply your knowledge in our warm and welcoming primary setting to support pupils, teachers, and the academy.  

If you have:

·        Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths

·        NVQ Level 4 (or equivalent)

·        A qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards)

·        Previous experience of working as a Teaching Assistant

·        A flexible and responsive approach, with the ability to address potentially challenging situations

·        A commitment to deliver first class support to staff and pupils

then we would love to hear from you. 

What can you expect when joining Victoria Primary Academy, a member of Hatton Academies Trust?


·      A high standard of investment in professional development and guidance - we nurture, build and celebrate our staff  

·      A rich and well-designed curriculum, with enrichment and cultural capital at it’s heart

·      Kind, caring and well-behaved children

·      An extremely supportive and friendly team

·      An excellent leadership team, who value and support staff. Our leadership vision is built on trust and empowers all members of the team to develop and progress.


Reducing Workload and improving staff well-being are priorities for the Board of Directors at Hatton Academies Trust and we believe every member of staff is entitled to the best possible CPD.


For more details, including the full job description, and to apply, please visit our website: Vacancies | Hatton Academies Trust  We are happy to offer potential applicants a tour of our friendly academy and an opportunity for an informal chat with us. Please contact Ian Pearson, Principal at Victoria Primary Academy, on pearsoni@victoriaprimaryacademy.org.uk to arrange this.

Closing date: 9.00am Friday 13th September 2024.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to act on received applications before the closing date has passed.

Please note that the start date is flexible.

Education without limits; Integrity at all times

Hatton Academies Trust are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, race, religion, disability or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance, the cost of which will be covered by the Trust..

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 Victoria Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
415 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Victoria Primary Academy is a two form entry primary school in the centre of Wellingborough, Northants. We are proud to be a member of Hatton Academies Trust and work closely with other schools within the trust to prepare our learners for life.

At the heart of everything we do for children and families is our safe, stimulating and inclusive learning environment where every member of our community is valued and respected. As part of this, we have developed strong relationships with parents and carers to ensure that children reach their full potential.

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