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  • Start date details

    Sept 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

27.5 hours per week. Term time only. Unqualified - Grade 6 SCP 12 – 17 Actual Salary £16,570 - £18,044 per annum Based on FTE £26,421 - £28,770 per annum Qualified - Grade 7 SCP 18 – 23 Actual Salary £18,357 - £20,117 per annum Based on FTE £29,269 - £32,076 per annum

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Walton Primary Academy is a large primary school situated in the beautiful village of Walton on the outskirts of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. We are a very successful school, receiving a good Ofsted Report in 2022. At Walton, we pride ourselves on providing a happy, inclusive and caring setting. Our children have the opportunity to reach their full potential and to do so with a smile on their faces.

In September 2014 Walton Primary Academy became the inaugural school of Waterton Academy Trust. As a growing organisation consisting of infant, junior and primary schools Waterton Academy Trust’s main aim is to ensure all children receive the education that they deserve, and Walton Primary Academy is very proud to be part of this.

The Governors, staff and children of Walton Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to provide an exceptional learning experience for the children of the community and to support school in ensuring all our children achieve success.

In choosing a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), we will be looking for someone who:

Is committed to inclusion and excellence

Can facilitate PPA cover by covering classes across the full age range in school

Has the highest expectations of themselves and others

Has a willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development within the post

Demonstrates good language and numeracy skills

Is able to assist the class teacher and other professionals as appropriate in the development and implementation of suitable educational activities

Is able to plan, prepare and deliver lessons in conjunction with the class teacher

Is able to monitor and assess children’s progress through marking and providing clear feedback to the class teacher

Is an excellent communicator and able to work well in a team

Is a supportive and welcoming presence in the classroom and develop positive working relationships with parents

Understands how children learn and use their initiative to meet individual’s needs

Is patient, nurturing, able to stay calm, listen, and value children’s views

In return, we can offer:

A friendly, welcoming school

A supportive and forward thinking leadership team

A great team of dedicated and committed staff

A commitment to your professional development and an exciting opportunity to work within a multi-academy trust

A health and wellbeing package

A cycle to work scheme

- An excellent pension package

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 Walton Primary Academy

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

School location

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