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    Required for September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: 31.25 hours per week, term time only + 5 PD days.

Contract type

Fixed term - One year in the first instance

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 6 or 7, dependent on qualifications Grade 6, SCP 12-18. (Full time equivalent £26,421 - £29,269) Actual salary £19,344 - £21,429 Grade 7, SCP 19-23. (Full time equivalent £29,777 - £32,076) Actual salary £21,801 - £23,485 – pay award pending

Pay scale

G6 (SCP 12-18) to G7 (SCP19-23)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications/ Training

Higher Level Teaching Assistant status or working towards this. (Level 4)

Level 2 Numeracy/ Literacy

or willingness to work towards

Training in relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy.

Management qualification

e.g. Level 3 ILM Certificate in First Line Management


Level 4 ILM Endorsed Certificate (Skills for Middle Leaders)

Specialist Skills/ Training in Curriculum or Learning area e.g. Bilingual, sign language, I.C.T.)


Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice legislation.

Working knowledge and experience of implementing national/ foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies

Constantly improve own practice/ knowledge through self-evaluation and learning from others.

Good understanding of child development and learning processes.

Understanding of statutory frameworks relating to teaching.

Appropriate knowledge in First Aid


Previous experience of working with children of the relevant age range in a learning environment.

Physical Skills

Effectively use ICT to support learning.

Competencies and other skills required

Ability to organise, lead and motivate a team.

Ability to relate well to children and adults

Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A forward-thinking and supportive leadership team
  • An outward-facing school with strong links in the local community
  • A dedicated, supportive and enthusiastic administration team
  • Positive and established partnerships with our parents and the wider community
  • Friendly, well-motivated children who enjoy learning
  • A challenging and highly supportive governing body
  • A culture of continual professional development
  • An inclusive and happy working environment with a great team

Commitment to safeguarding

Snapethorpe Primary is committed to the safeguarding of children and is a committed equal opportunities employer. Please note that our safeguarding requirements and practices mean we are only able to consider complete applications submitted using the application form – we cannot accept only CV applications. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and safer recruitment checks including satisfactory references.

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About Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

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

Snapethorpe Primary is a large school with over 680 pupils and over 100 staff on role.

Our school is a place where everyone is included and valued. We are proud that our children enjoy coming to school and that they know their education and care are at the centre of everything they do.

With a focus on constantly improving, we nurture and celebrate individual talents and interests, emphasising high expectations and the importance of always trying one’s best in every situation.

This is an exciting time to join the school and help to shape our future as we change and develop with new members of the Leadership Team.

Arranging a visit to Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email arutherford@snapethorpeprimary.co.uk.

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