Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Woodlands Primary Academy, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 8QQ

This job expired on 28 November 2022

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible.

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 November 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Our school is within easy travelling distance from Norwich, Suffolk and surrounding areas. We are a friendly, successful and vibrant two-form entry primary school situated on a large well -resourced site with an impressive outdoor environment.

We achieved GOOD OFSTED judgements in all areas of our inspection in 2017 and our team are proud to continue setting high standards and academic achievements for our children as well as offering a supportive and creative learning environment. Our Nursery, Reception and Key Stage One children enjoy weekly Bushcraft sessions in our wonderful woodland area and our creative music and PE curriculum ensure that all our children have imaginative and high-quality lessons.

We are looking for candidates with the imagination, energy and commitment to make a positive difference to our school. We would welcome applicants who: -

— Excellent numeracy/literacy skills/GCSE (or equivalent for Maths and English).

— NVQ Level 3 in working as a teaching assistant or equivalent (5)

— Meet Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualification or experience.

— Specialist skills/training in curriculum or learning area, e.g. bilingual, sign language, ICT.

— Can work at NVQ4 level overall

— Full working knowledge of the National Curriculum across both key stages, including the teaching of reading.

— Working knowledge and experience of implementing National Curriculum and other relevant learning programmes

— Good understanding of child development and learning processes – including behaviour management techniques

— Understanding of statutory frameworks relating to teaching.

— Constantly improving own practice through self-evaluations and learning from others.

— Ability to relate well to children and adults

— Experience of covering whole class lessons

— Ability to monitor pupils' responses to learning and provide detailed and regular feedback on pupils' achievement/progress

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • well behaved children who are eager to learn and supportive parents who have high aspirations for their children’s futures.
  • a friendly, conscientious and supportive team of colleagues who will work collaboratively with you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Creative Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake relevant safeguarding checks in line with the Government safer recruitment guidelines.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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About Woodlands Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
464 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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