Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Higher Level Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

Step Teachers are a preferred supplier for Teach in Herts; as a part of our ongoing success in building and retaining relationships with many schools and academy trusts in the area we are currently looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant in a Primary School in Hoddesdon. The role is full time starting immediately, initially until the end of term, but it is likely to be extended beyond. The role will be across Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, involving PPA cover across all year groups.

This Ofsted ‘Good’ rated Primary School has its ethos centred on creating a positive environment for every child to learn, grow and reach their full potential. The school has a 2 form-entry and is committed to promoting mutual respect and preparing every child for their future.


  • Able to deliver lessons and confidently lead a class across all year groups in the school
  • Upkeep a tidy and organised classroom with accessible resources where needed
  • Work effectively with other members of staff in the classroom and throughout the school
  • Ability to support students and encourage their progression
  • Willingness to comply with the schools’ policies and implement them effectively


  • Recent experience working as a HLTA in a Primary School
  • Knowledge of the curriculum in Key Stage 1 and 2
  • A recognised HLTA qualification and experience in this role
  • SEND experience is desirable

Why Step Teachers?
With over 20 years in supplying educational professionals across North London, Hertfordshire, East Anglia and Plymouth, we have and continue to build long-standing; exclusive relationships with many schools and academy trusts across these regions. We have a resolute team that will support and nurture your career at Step Teachers.  

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK.  

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. High street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional wellbeing services as standard with our pay portal.  

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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education