Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Wisewood Community Primary School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 4SD

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 August 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (September - Easter in the first instance)

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,953 - £26,446

Actual salary

Pro Rata

Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

The governors of Wisewood Primary School are seeking to appoint a temporary Higher Level Teaching Assistant to cover PPA time and subject leader release time. Experience across the primary age range would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a relevant teaching qualification, meet the National Higher Level Teaching Assistant Standards, or have an equivalent HLTA qualification
  • Have a diverse set of skills which will enable you to be flexible working in the classroom
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning
  • Be able to work creatively and strategically and collaborate with teachers
  • Be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn
  • Be positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be committed to improving the life chances of every child
  • Have experience of working across EYFS, KS1 & KS2
  • Have excellent classroom skills including high expectations and a commitment to challenging every learner through an exciting, inspiring enquiry-based curriculum
  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills that motivate and inspire children to achieve their very best
  • Have highly effective communication, organisational and teamwork skills.

In your personal statement please comment on these bullet points:

  • Why you want to be an HLTA at our school?
  • What experience do you have.
  • What skills you bring to the role.
  • Your suitability for the role.
  • Reference to the National HLTA standards and how you plan to meet these standards is required as part of the statement.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Wisewood Community Primary School

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

Wisewood Primary School is a caring, inclusive and welcoming one form entry school providing education for children aged 4 to 11. Our ethos of Aspire, Believe, Contribute underpins everything that happens in our school and we work collaboratively to ensure that all our children are happy, safe and confident to be the best that they can be. Wisewood children aspire to excellence, believe in themselves and contribute to the community.

The school was inspected in March 2022 and was graded ‘Good’ in all areas. Ofsted stated that:
• “Parents and carers are overwhelmingly positive about the school;”
• “Staff have created an environment that facilitates effective learning and takes account of the needs of all children;”
• “Pupils enjoy school, are tolerant and respectful and have a good understanding of diversity."
• "Staff care deeply about the well-being of pupils and pupils trust staff implicitly.”

As a small school in a close-knit community we are able to ensure that each pupil is recognised and celebrated for their individual qualities and achievements, and work in partnership with parents and the wider community to build positive relationships that help to develop healthy and happy children. We look forward to welcoming you to our school community.

Arranging a visit to Wisewood Community Primary School

Unfortunately, visits to the school are not possible during the summer break, but if you wish to have an informal chat with the Headteacher, Ben Ramsden, prior to applying please send your contact details to him via e-mail to headteacher@wisewood.sheffield.sch.uk.

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