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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), Runcorn - Halton

  • Location: Runcorn - Halton
  • Duration: Ad hoc
  • Salary: £Competitive per day
  • Start date: 27/09/2021
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary
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Job Description

New Directions is extremely busy across the Halton area, and we are currently recruiting for HLTA’S to work in a  variety of primary schools based in the heart of Runcorn.

Under the direction of a teacher, HLTAs often plan, prepare and deliver learning activities with individual pupils, groups and (in the short term) whole classes, and also assess, record and report on pupils’ progress.

The schools are looking for the following –   They want you to have high expectations of children and young people with a commitment to helping them fulfil their potential. Establish fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with children and young people.

The work available can be on a day to day or long-term basis, however you are able to state the type of work you are looking for, and your availability to work on a week-by-week basis.

All of our current registrations are contactless and through video interviews with an account manager so If you would like more information on registering for work or would like to discuss current opportunities, please get in touch with the primary team today. Our dedicated account consultants have an ideal mix of skills and knowledge, coming from a background of both hands-on classroom practice and extensive recruitment experience.

Job Specification

The HLTA role adds further support to those teaching in a classroom environment. The post is more senior than a Teaching Assistant, and comes with added responsibilities.

A HLTA may be required to teach classes on their own at times, or cover planned absences to allow teaching staff to plan and mark.

To become a HLTA you must have experience as a teaching assistant. You will also need the support of your school and senior staff.

As an HLTA you’ll be expected to:

  • Meet HLTA standards or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Hold relevant qualifications at Level 3 minimum
  • Demonstrate numeracy and literacy skills to GCSE (A-C) or L2 equivalent
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience in a teaching assistant role.

Typical duties of a HLTA include:

  • Teaching small groups of students
  • Offering cover supervision in teacher absence
  • Organising classroom activities – planning and setting out resource
  • Providing verbal and written feedback on classroom sessions to teaching staff
  • Promoting the inclusion of all pupils in a learning environment
  • Working with teaching staff to evaluate pupils’ learning progress
  • Contributing to observation and assessment in classroom environments.

What New Directions Education Ltd offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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