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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: 36 hours a week Monday to Friday plus 5 inset days

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 3B point 25- 28

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

Have completed the HLTA course

Have the ability to confidently supervise classroom and deliver activities during the short term absence of a teacher.

Have proven experience of working in an Early Years setting and or Key Stage 1 setting

Under the direction of the teachers develop positive relationships with children and interact with them according to individual needs

Have the ability to plan effective actions for pupils at risk of underachieving

Encourage children to work with others and engage in in learning activities led by all practitioners

Help create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment in our Early Years and Key Stage 1

Deliver teaching and learning as part of the Early Years or Key Stage 1 provision

Have experience working with pupils with additional needs

Have excellent numeracy/literacy skills - equivalent to level 2 in English and Maths

Have full knowledge of the relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation

Have working knowledge of the national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes

Have a full understanding of the range of support services/providers

Have an understanding of the principles of child development and learning processes and in particular barriers to learning

Be approachable, enthusiastic, hardworking and a good communicator with a sense of humour

Have the ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these,

Have the ability to relate well to children and adults

Will commit to building relationships with parents, carers and the wider community.

Have the ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

A friendly skilled team

An inclusive ethos

Opportunities for high quality CPD

Further details about the role

If you require more information about the school please contact Mrs Elaine Patton at


Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Willow Tree Primary School

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

Willow Tree Primary School is situated in the Langworthy ward in central Salford. We are well placed for the developments currently happening on Salford Quays and are fortunate to have strong partnerships with the BBC, The Lowry and The Imperial War Museum.
We are 2 form entry.

Our school is a supportive and rewarding place to work. We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to join a forward thinking leadership team; a fantastic building with fantastic outdoor grounds; enthusiastic children and supportive staff and governors. We are also committed to your own continued professional development. For more information about the school please look at our website.

Arranging a visit to Willow Tree Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email elaine.patton@salford.gov.uk.

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