Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as available before Easter

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Able to form and maintain appropriate professional relationships and boundaries with children and young people

Meet HLTA standards or equivalent qualification or experience.

Hold relevant qualifications at a level equivalent to at least NVQ level 3.

Demonstrable levels of numeracy & literacy equivalent to GCSE (A-C) or NVQ Level 2 (or by test).

Training in relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy.

Effective oral, written communication skills and interpersonal skills both in working relationship with young pupils and in forming effective professional relationships with a wide range of contacts.

Good organisational and time management skills.

Sound IT skills to support learning and maintain electronic information systems.

Ability and willingness to work constructively as part of a team

Ability to supervise pupils effectively both in and out of school in line with the school’s behaviour policy.

Ability to organise the classroom activities e.g. preparing and setting out resources.

Ability to organise the classroom activities e.g. preparing and setting out resources and implementing strategies for T&L

Ability to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner.

Ability to help children and young people to transfer their learning to other

parts of their lives.

Ability to provide a good role model to young pupils.

Ability to work in partnership with parents and teachers.

Ability to use own initiative and work flexibly

What the school offers its staff

At Trewirgie Junior School our HLTA’s are:

  • Discreet, trustworthy and uphold confidentiality at all times
  • Able to recognise and manage their own feelings professionally
  • Exciting practitioners who deliver high quality learning experiences for children
  • Confident in their written and oral communication skills
  • Capable of working on their own initiative and prioritise workload
  • Tolerant and respectful of diverse cultures and faiths

Within a team they:

  • Are flexible, adaptable and actively seek to ensure things run smoothly
  • Are committed to contributing to a happy, purposeful and productive school community
  • Form positive and supportive relationships
  • Have a positive and cheerful attitude
  • Contribute to finding solutions to problems as they occur
  • Contribute to teams, giving and seeking support
  • Understand the pressures on their colleagues

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 Trewirgie Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
408 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01209 215238

Junior School Mixed Aged 7-11

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