Higher Level Teaching Assistant


HOURS PER WEEK: 32.50 hours per week over five days

WEEKS PER YEAR:  39 weeks – Term time + 1

REQUIRED FOR: September 2023

The Flourish Federation is looking to appoint an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to be based at North Elmham CEVA Primary School.

Part of this role will include covering lessons when teaching staff have their PPA time as well as cover for meetings, training and ad hoc sickness absences. The reminder of the week will be supporting children with their learning and development, working under the direction of the senior leadership team or class teachers. This may include supporting groups of pupils or working on a one to one basis with pupils. The role will also include supporting and supervising children during the school lunch break.

The working hours will be from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm, Monday to Friday with a half an hour lunch break. The role will be permanent.

We are seeking to appoint a colleague who:

  • Has experience of working in a primary aged classroom, with either a mixed age range of key stage 1 or 2 pupils
  • Holds a recognised HLTA qualification or working towards completing the qualification in the near future
  • is confident, enthusiastic, energetic and willing to be flexible and adaptable
  • Is an excellent communicator and is able to build positive relationships with our children, their families and the federation staff
  • has good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Has high expectations of behaviour and is able to use their initiative to support both the learning and pastoral needs of pupils
  • is calm and flexible in their approach and able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team
  • is willing to undertake training as required, attend necessary meetings and contribute to the positive ethos of our school

If applicants would like to discuss the position available, please telephone the school office.

We maintain friendly and safe learning environments, with Christian values at their core, in which all members of the school communities are able to grow as individuals, express themselves confidently and work together to achieve success and develop to their full potential.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2021”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Completed application forms should be sent to:

Mrs Julie Brown, Executive Administrative Manager

Email: adminmanager@flourishfed.co.uk

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 15th September 2023

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 18th September 2023