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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/04/2018 12:00
£21,962 - £24,964 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Dean Bank Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Higher Level Teaching Assistant required from 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2019.

A warm welcome to Dean Bank Primary School. We are a rapidly improving school full of happy, hardworking children and staff.

We are looking for a committed, talented and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support us in raising standards across the school through interventions and quality first teaching. NQT’s are also welcome to apply for this position.

Job Role:
• Plan and prepare lessons in accordance with the school’s published Curriculum Plan and the requirements of the National Curriculum;
• To work both independently and collaboratively with teaching staff in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also to deliver learning to individuals, small groups and whole classes as and when required within agreed systems of supervision;
• To provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes;
• To encourage pupils to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.

If you would like to join our friendly and supportive team, and feel you have the skills to help our pupils achieve their best, please apply using the attached application form. Visits to school can be arranged by appointment with the Head Teacher, Mrs P Northcott and are encouraged.

Please contact the school secretary, to make an appointment.

Essential Qualifications:
HLTA qualification or equivalent
5 GCSE’s including Maths and English, grades A - C

Application forms are available to download form this webpage and completed forms should be returned to deanbank@durhamlearning.net by the closing date, 26th April 2018 (12.00 noon).

Interviews will be held on Thursday 3rd May 2018.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS check.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

This post is not open to job share.

Dean Bank Primary School
Dean Bank,
County Durham,
DL17 8PP

Telephone: 01740 651512
Email: deanbank@durhamlearning.net
Website: http://www.deanbank.durham.sch.uk/

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