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Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Supporting and Delivering Learning – (Level 4)

  • Working under the direction and within an agreed system of supervision from a qualified teacher, to undertake work and responsibilities in line with the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) standards for higher level teaching assistants (HLTA).
  • To contribute to planning, preparation and delivery of agreed work and support programmes to individual or groups of pupils.
  • To advance pupils’ learning, including working with whole classes where the assigned teacher is not present.
  • Under an agreed system of direction and supervision carry out timetabled PPA cover for teachers within agreed staffing levels and appropriate risk assessments.
  • To use behaviour management strategies in line with the schools policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment for pupils appropriate to their age and additional learning needs.
  • To be responsible for the allocation of duties and the training of other Teaching Assistants.
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop particularly helping to overcome barriers to learning including physical, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.


An opportunity has arisen to make a real difference in a fantastic school; the chance to become a part of a highly effective, successful team, in a supportive environment.


We are looking for an inspirational practitioner who is passionate about making a difference to children’s life experiences.


You will have high expectations of learning and behaviour and will challenge all children to achieve their personal best. With your energy and commitment to go the ‘extra mile’, you will help to shape the future of our school in harmony with our ethos and vision of Aspire, Believe, Achieve. You believe in continuous improvement for yourself as a practitioner, as a way of achieving the very best for the children and families of our community.


Post ID: L21341023

Grade: Band F SCP 19-23 / £29,777 - £32,076 pro rata

Hours: 26 hours a week, term time only, 39 weeks a year, Tuesday-Friday

Location: Goytre

Closing Date: 22/08/2024 12:00 am

Temporary: Yes

DBS Check: Yes