Higher Level Teaching Assistant


Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Job Reference
MA 08.06.2021
Eastwick Schools
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Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Eastwick Schools
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Working Pattern: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 3.30pm (including a 30 minute unpaid lunch break)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join the team at Eastwick Schools. This role contributes to pupils’ learning activities in accordance with professional judgements made by the Head of School and appropriate teaching staff.

Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills with a commitment to helping. The postholder will provide and deliver learning activities for whole classes of pupils under the professional supervision of a qualified teacher.

HLTA status is essential (consideration will also be given to candidates looking to gain their HLTA qualification) and must be obtained under the national TTA scheme for HLTA assessment (in order to gain HLTA status it is essential that the candidates have a qualification in English/Literacy or Maths/Numeracy at NVQ Level 2 or equivalent within the National Qualifications framework).

Higher Level Teaching Assistants will have undertaken a range of professional development activities in aspects of learning support and are likely to hold teaching assistant qualifications at NVQ Levels 3 or 4 of the National Qualifications framework.

The postholder must have ability to work effectively and deliver learning activities to individual students, small groups and whole classes is a must, together with an understanding of the school curriculum, age related expectations and testing/examination framework.

At Eastwick we believe that children get just one childhood; it should be a magical and happy time where education should leave a host of positive and deep, meaningful memories that last for the rest of their lives. With this in mind children are at the heart of every decision we make. We aim for every child to be happy, confident risk takers who fulfil their potential. We provide a nurturing environment where we value each child and promote positive attitudes and lifelong learning to help children grow into independent, respectful and creative adults with their own unique gifts and talents. Eastwick School is a federation of Eastwick Infant School and Eastwick Junior School offering inspirational education to children from 4 to 11 years. There are 3 classes in each year group and a 22 place Special Needs Centre in each school.

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please contact the THPT Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@thpt.org.uk

For additional information about Eastwick Schools please view the video below.

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

THPT Staff Prospectus - March 2019.pdf

HLTA Job Profile.docx

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