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Higher Level Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • Primary School
  • Full-time
  • Start date: January 2024
  • Slade Green

A lovely primary school in Slade Green are looking for a Level 4 trained Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support pupils and cover classes .

The Role

The school would like to employ an HLTA to work with all year groups from year 1 to year 6. The role will predominately be a covering class teachers to allow them to have their PPA time. You will be provided with lesson plans and activities to follow whilst overseeing the classes. Your role will also involve leading some intervention groups and covering class teachers if they are absent. Pupils will be working at various levels and you should have a positive and engaging approach to encourage the most reluctant learners. You will work closely with class teachers and other teaching assistants within the year group and keystage.

This role is offered on a full-time basis from January 2024.

To apply for this role you must hold an HLTA qualification (level 4) and have previous experience working in schools. 


The School

This happy, friendly and inclusive primary school provides education for children in and around Slade Green and is a very popular choice for families. There is a strong and supportive leadership and staff team who ensure all children are able to develop personal aspiration and a lifelong love of learning by focusing on outcomes and maximising every possibility that exists for them to succeed.
The school benefits from being part of wider schools trust and is able to offer enrichment activities including trips and after school clubs. The school offers great opportunities for professional development both within the school and wider trust.


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

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