2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - until July 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421 - £30,296

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • A proven SEYP demonstrating an understanding of the individual needs of the pupils in terms of the curriculum, spiritual, personal and social development and behaviour in line with EYFS guidance
  • A commitment to promote the school’s aims and ethos
  • A commitment to improve the learning of all children in EYFS
  • Experience of working with vulnerable children and their families
  • To be able to manage behaviour effectively using a range of positive strategies
  • Sound knowledge of the new guidelines for the EYFS Curriculum
  • Ability to use ICT to support learning and professional duties
  • Ability to ensure all paperwork and record keeping meet the required standard
  • Experience of leading others (even if only informally) within an EYFS setting
  • Understand the principles and practice of EYFS in evaluating pupil progress and appropriate targets to ensure children make excellent progress


  • Level 5 Qualification
  • GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths at Grade C or above
  • A satisfactory enhanced DBS check
  • Level 6 Qualification (desirable)

Personal qualities:

  • Take responsibility for own professional development to improve practice and standards within the EYFS
  • Involvement in extracurricular/extended school activities
  • Inspire trust and confidence to support children and their families
  • Be a good team member, being able to work cooperatively and constructively with all colleagues to provide high quality learning environments and learning opportunities
  • Be well organised and able to use own initiative creatively
  • To be committed to equality, diversity and the inclusion of all
  • To be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Be reliable with a high degree of integrity
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to form effective working relationships
  • Be well-organised, enthusiastic, energetic and flexible
  • Be resilient and demonstrate the ability to work under pressure
  • Manage time effectively
  • Value and respect the views of children
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative and responsibility
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn with and from colleagues
  • Adhere to the School’s Code of Conduct

What the school offers its staff

We offer a friendly and rewarding work environment. All staff are supported and encouraged to develop themselves through additional professional courses as we believe this is the hallmark of an outstanding Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers. The role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate. The role is also engaged in regulated activity and will therefore require a children’s barred list check. Shortlisted Applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure.

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 admin@westrd.doncaster.sch.uk

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About West Road Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
382 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01405 812734

Thank you for considering joining our trust. I am privileged to be the CEO of the Brighter Futures Learning Partnership Trust (BFLPT) and to be working with like‐minded headteachers, leaders, staff and board members who understand how important education is to life chances and social mobility. The BFLPT Board is determined to see a high‐performing multi‐academy Trust which delivers exceptional and enriching learning experiences for all its children, young people and staff. We believe that by working collaboratively, we will create the educational platform on which to build the strong foundations needed for educational success.

The successful candidate will be based at West Road Primary Academy but may be required to work elsewhere within the Trust, as may reasonably be required by the Headteacher/Principal, CEO for the discharge of their duties.

Arranging a visit to West Road Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@westrd.doncaster.sch.uk.

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