5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,007.00 - £25,666.00 Annually (Actual)

Trust Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

Job title: Trust Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
Hours: 32.5 hours
Working weeks per year: 39 weeks per year
Grade: NJC Scale points 17 – 21 (£24,077-£25,666 pro rata)
Post Start Date: September 2024
Closing Date for Applications: 23rd June 2024

Woodland Academy Trust is a vibrant and inclusive Trust of five primary schools committed to providing exceptional education and support for all students. Our schools are known for their innovative teaching, supportive staff, and strong community ties. We strive to create an environment where every child can achieve their full potential.

We are seeking a highly skilled and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team. The successful candidate will spend two days per week at Lime Wood Primary School and will support the remaining schools within the trust on the other days. This role is crucial in providing high-quality teaching assistance and ensuring continuity of support across our schools.

No day is ever the same in this role and we are looking for adaptable and flexible individuals who thrive in an environment with changing priorities.

Your job role will include:

  • Working closely with teachers to plan, prepare, and deliver engaging lessons and activities.
  • Leading small group interventions and support individual students to enhance their learning.
  • Covering classes in the absence of the teacher, maintaining a high standard of classroom management.
  • Assisting in the assessment and tracking of student progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Supporting the implementation of Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and behaviour management strategies.
  • Collaborating with staff across the trust to share best practices and resources.
  • Travelling to different schools within the trust as needed, with a consistent presence at Lime Wood Primary School two days per week.

What you will need to succeed:

Previous experience as a HLTA or in a similar role within a primary school setting.

Strong understanding of the primary curriculum and effective teaching strategies.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.

Flexibility to travel to different schools within the trust (Lime Wood Primary School two days per week, other schools as needed).

Relevant qualifications or certifications (e.g., HLTA status, NVQ Level 4 in Supporting Teaching and Learning).

Join us in our mission to ignite the spark and reveal the champion for all. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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 The Woodland Academy Trust

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