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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702.00 - £26,421.00 Annually (FTE) Will be pro-rated

HLTA job summary

Working, Learning and Growing Together

Contract type – Permanent

Pay Grade – Grade G8 (£24,702FTE. This will be prorated)

Hours – 27.5 hours, 5 days per week

38 weeks per year

Start Date – September 2024

Are you looking for a rewarding part-time role in a large, vibrant, warm school setting?

Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for the opportunity to develop your skills and experience?

Have you completed your HLTA qualification and would like to work in a busy, caring and welcoming school?

Are you a teacher who loves teaching but wants less planning responsibility and meetings in your week?

If so, St Luke’s Primary School wants to hear from you!

At St Luke's C.E. Primary School, our staff team, in partnership with our Governing Body, who work hard, with passion and enthusiasm, to provide the very best opportunities and experiences for our children.

We want children to feel valued, confident and enthused about their learning. Through our engaging topics, our curriculum will enable them to be creative and independent and provide them with a love for learning. Our children are encouraged to be inquisitive, resourceful and imaginative which will lead them to success and achievement.

St Luke’s CE Primary school is situated on the outskirts of Northampton. We are a happy school with a strong Christian ethos. We are a 2-form entry school with 420 children on roll. St Luke’s has been a proud member of Peterborough Diocese Education Trust (PDET) since 1st November 2016 and our last Ofsted inspection, September 2019, we received good against all areas.

We are proud to offer a rare opportunity to join our school! As a HLTA, you will play a pivotal role in supporting teachers, delivering lessons and providing pastoral care to our pupils.

“Pupils enjoy attending this school. They appreciate the way the teachers support them to learn and help them to achieve their best. Pupils feel well cared for” OFSTED 2019

We are seeking someone who:

  • Enthusiastic, approachable and friendly,
  • Experienced in delivering cover for Class Teachers,
  • Ensures all children feel safe, happy and able to learn,
  • Understanding of the curriculum and pastoral needs of primary aged children,
  • Able to deliver and evaluate lessons, giving feedback when needed,
  • Confident in using a range of behaviour management skills,
  • Ability to work effectively, flexibly and independently,
  • Supportive of the ethos of a Church and Trust school.

What we will offer:

  • A supportive, understanding and kind workplace with colleagues who understand the aims for the school and have the drive and determination to complete them.
  • Opportunities to develop your own practice.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • A Good school!
  • Homemade cakes!

Applicants are welcome to come and look at what we have to offer! Please contact the school if you wish to visit. In addition, if you would like a confidential, informal chat with the Headteacher (Sonia Clews) regarding this position please contact the school.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert if we receive enough suitable applications. Therefore, please don’t delay in applying

St Luke’s CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance. Please note CVs will not be accepted and Application Forms should be completed in full. Any gaps in employment must be identified and justified.

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 St Luke's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

A 420 Primary School on the edge of Northampton in a building that was purpose built in 2008

School location

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