Senior Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/03/2019 15:00
Band 7
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
18 Mar
Further Information

St. Helen’s Primary School is looking for a Senior Teaching Assistant (HLTA), who is passionate about education and has a flair for working with young people across all age groups in Primary education. Applicants should firmly believe in our school ethos and culture to enable the effective delivery of lessons from the teacher’s planning, so that all pupils make progress.

St. Helen’s Primary School has 325 pupils inclusive of a 26 place Nursery and a 16 place 2-Year-Old provision. We have above average FSM and deprivation. The vision for St. Helen’s Primary School is to ‘enable all pupils (no matter what their background or starting point) to achieve their full potential and promote the school as a ‘beacon’ of the community, where aspirations are achieved and dreams are a reality for all pupils, staff and families’.

St. Helen’s has recently had a section 5 Ofsted Inspection, where all areas where judged as ‘Good’. The inspectors recognised the team ethos and how this has made a significant contribution to school improvements and how “The Headteacher has established a culture of high expectation that has transformed the learning environment”.

The successful candidate should have:

Experience of working across the Primary Age Range
Good understanding of the Early Years and National Curriculum
Excellent communication skills
A positive attitude, flexibility and adaptability
Ability to engage and deliver lessons under the guidance of a teacher
High expectations

In return you will receive:

Excellent professional development as part of the school team and be given the opportunity to inspire and impact on others
A welcoming environment that is supported by committed, dedicated colleagues
A school which is reflective and strives for continual improvement
A supportive Governing Body who are committed to bringing around rapid improvement and ensuring the well-being of all our pupils

Application packs are available from the school office, or electronic copies can be requested using the email address Applications should be returned to Mrs. Carole Bradley (Headteacher). If you wish to visit the school or discuss the role further, then please contact school on 01429 267038

St. Helen’s Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. These posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and barring list children’s check.

Closing date is: Monday 18th March 2019 (3.00pm)
Shortlisting: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Interviews: Friday 22nd March 2019

Please note
This job is closed for applications.