Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Job Title:                                 Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Contract Type:                        Established

School Visits:                          By mutual agreement

Hours:                                     8.45am to 3.45pm Monday to Friday – 30 hours

Application closing date:         Midday on Wednesday 7th November 2018

Interview date:                        Monday 12th November 2018

Interview Location:                  Barwic Parade Community Primary School, YO8 8DJ

Salary Range:                         Band 7 / Point 19 pro rata

Start Date:                               Monday 7th January 2019 or sooner by mutual agreement


Barwic Parade Community Primary School strives to make a real difference for its pupils and we believe that ‘everybody matters and every moment counts’.


We seek to appoint a highly motivated, focused and resilient HLTA with a proven track record of delivering successful pupil learning outcomes. You will be committed to supporting our children with their individual development so that they have the best possible start in life.


We are looking to appoint someone who can:

  • Demonstrate that they can work flexibly and effectively to deliver and nurture pupils to achieve great outcomes for our children at all ages
  • Work independently and jointly to plan, deliver and evaluate learning across our school – providing effective PPA and Leadership classroom cover
  • Reflect and adjust their personal style to meet the needs of the pupils
  • Increase aspirations in pupils and adults by enhancing our school enrichment and extra curriculum
  • Prioritise and assess situations and information, knowing what and when to share and refer
  • Inspire and motivate pupils with engaging learning


We can offer you the opportunity to work with pupils that have excellent attitudes and behaviour for learning gaining valuable experiences working with children from age 3 to age 11, a wide range of professional coaching, training and development including areas such as Speech & Language, the Thrive Approach and Metacognition.


We hope you’ll value the great sense of achievement as you watch out pupils grow and learn but we in return will support you on your journey to success.


Please state clearly in your application what you consider to be your key strengths and experiences which you think will help us to understand how you will complement our team and support our pupils’ development quickly. Supporting letters should be no longer than one page.


All applications will be treated sensitively and confidentially. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


To request an electronic application pack please email us on  All applications should be received no later than midday on Wednesday 7th November 2018.

If you would like to visit our school, please mention this when you contact us for your application pack. We’ll then contact you to arrange an appointment.