Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Wansdyke School, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 5EF

9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until end of school year (August 2023) in first instance (potential to become permanent)

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,948 pro rata per annum

Actual salary

£12.93 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • are enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • are able to work effectively within our hardworking, talented and friendly team on whole school issues
  • enjoy working with children and can develop good working relationships with them
  • understand and are sympathetic to the needs of young children
  • have experience of supporting children’s learning
  • have experience of or are willing to learn about the Key Stage 2 curriculum
  • have a current First Aid or be prepared to undertake training
  • experience of planning and delivering whole class teaching
  • hold a relevant HLTA qualification or degree level qualification (desirable)
  • are willing to provide regular staff cover and PPA for teachers as a HLTA

What the school offers its staff

  • a happy and exciting place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff
  • an organised and supportive team of people
  • opportunities to work collaboratively with other TAs, teachers and staff across the Trust
  • opportunities for training
  • commitment to your professional development
  • a clearly established induction process
  • term-time working

Further details about the role

Wansdyke School are seeking to recruit a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), starting as soon as possible, for this successful and popular school.

Wansdyke School is a vibrant primary school which is committed to continually raising standards and achieving excellence through providing exciting and memorable learning opportunities for every child. In our most recent Ofsted inspection, we retained our ‘Good’ rating. We have fantastic children and an engaged school community. Located on the outskirts of the delightful market town of Devizes, Wansdyke School is a thriving academy, within the Acorn Education Trust. Situated in the heart of beautiful, rural Wiltshire, Devizes has excellent access to routes to Chippenham, Swindon and the M4 to the north, and the A303/M3 to the south.

Commitment to safeguarding

As part of the Acorn Education Trust, Wansdyke School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post we will carry out a social media account search.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@wansdyke.wilts.sch.uk

Download an application form - 135 KB

About Wansdyke School

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

School location

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