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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,256.00 - £20,608.00 Annually (Actual)

HLTA job summary

About this Role


Grade F Points 16 - 19

Salary: Actual: £22,719 - £24,314 (£25,979 - £27,803 Full time equivalent)

Hours: 37 hours per week Monday - Friday. 08.00 – 16:00 with one day finishing at 15:30 (Including 30 minutes unpaid break)

Term time only (working weeks per year) term time plus 2 PD Days

RESPONSIBLE TO: Headteacher via SENDCO (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator)


We are looking for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to join our team and work closely with other members. This role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to be flexible when needed. The position will involve working with students across the entire school age range, from Nursery to Year 6.

We are seeking a confident and professional new member for our Teaching & Learning team. As part of your role, you will work in partnership with teachers to deliver learning activities to whole classes, as well as dedicate time to specific groups and individuals. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated candidate with the ability to use their own initiative to assess and evaluate pupils' needs, aiming to identify and resolve barriers to learning.

Hillside is a friendly, caring academy with high expectations for all pupils. Our staff team endeavours to provide a calm environment where good behaviour and mutual respect are modelled by everyone, and where everyone is valued.

If you share our ethos and values of 'Achieving Greatness Together,' we would love to hear from you. This is no ordinary role – we strive to attract extraordinary people. We anticipate a strong field and reserve the right to move quickly for the right candidate.  We will review applications as they are submitted and may arrange interviews before the closing date or close the advert early if we have sufficient applications.

About you

  • Are you a practitioner who:
  • Is an excellent role model for children in everything you do?
  • Is able to communicate effectively with others?
  • Is committed to an inclusive education and raising standards?
  • Enjoys working within a team?
  • Is adaptable to changing needs and shows initiative?
  • Has a desire to be involved in school improvement?
  • Has high expectations of the children they teach?

In returnwe will offer you:

A thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence.

A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.

Extensive support and development opportunities.

Full details of the job description and person specification can be found in the attached document.

For further details, and informal discussion with the Headteacher Lucy Wass, please email l.wass@hillsideprimary.co.uk or telephone 01473 601402.

As a flexible working employer, whilst the hours would ideally be as advertised, we are happy to discuss reduced working days or hours for the right candidate. 

The academy reserves the right to interview suitably qualified candidates ahead of the interview date.

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 Hillside Primary School

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

School location

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