Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 weeks

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade C Points 4 to 6

What skills and experience we're looking for


• GCSE grade C/4 or above, or equivalent, in Maths and English (C)

• A recognised and relevant vocational qualification (NVQ3) as well as having or working towards the Higher-Level Teaching Assistant qualification and/or equivalent proven practical work experience (C/A/I/R)

• Awareness of specialist curriculum area, and proven practical application in a similar environment (A/I/R)

• Previous experience of working effectively with young people preferably in a school setting (A/I/R)

• Supervisory experience (A/I/R) • Basic knowledge of ICT (C/A)

• Experience of implementing national curriculum and relevant strategies (A/I/R) Last reviewed: 10.01.2024

• Working knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection (A/I/R)

• Good communication skills both oral and written (A/I/R)

• Can use ICT effectively to support learning (A/I/R)

• Ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders (A/I/R) • Ability to work constructively as part of a team (A/I/R) Desirable

• Emergency First Aid or First Aid at Work qualification (C/A)

• Understanding of local and national teaching strategies e.g., literacy (A/I/R) Key: C – Certificate; A – Application Form; I – Interview; R - Reference

What the school offers its staff

As a HLTA, you will complement teachers’ delivery of the curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and academy policies and strategies. You will work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist them in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. You will supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers. You will provide support to pupils, teachers and the academy in order to raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising your advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes and to encourage pupils to become independent learners. You will provide support for pupil welfare and support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of academy life.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to

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About Ryecroft Primary Academy

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