Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/10/2023 23:59
£25,409-£27,852 (per annum, pro rata)
Hours per week:
28 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School, Gateshead
Number of posts:
Closing date:
12 Oct
Further Information

Location:       St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School, Gateshead, NE9 7LH

Grade:          Grade F, SCP 14-19 (£25,409 - £27,852 per annum, pro rata)

Hours:          Part-time, 28 hours per week (Monday – Thursday), Permanent, Term Time Only plus one week (39 weeks)


St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School is proud to be part of the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of secondary, middle, primary and first schools in Durham, Gateshead, Northumberland and Sunderland. Bishop Wilkinson is the largest Catholic Education Trust in the North East of England. This is an exciting time to join our supportive, and growing team.


St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School is an average sized primary school in the heart of Wrekenton, Gateshead.


The Governors wish to appoint a committed, motivated and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our highly effective team. The role will be to work with children across the whole school.


The successful candidate will be required to cover PPA and provide support for all pupils including children with SEN. They will work with whole classes, small groups and individuals.


The candidate should have the following:

Previous experience of working as an HLTA
Experience of working across the key stages
Experience of whole class supervision
Experience of planning and delivering age-appropriate activities
A good understanding of children’s learning
Sound practical, interpersonal and organisational skills
Experience of supporting children with SEN
Be flexible and approachable


How to Apply: 

To complete an online application form please click the 'Apply' button. 


Closing date: Thursday, 12th October 2023

Interview date: Tuesday, 17th October 2023


The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.