New Directions Education

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Job Description

New Directions are seeking a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) that can work within the Wrexham Schools on a daily/long term basis.

The role would suit someone who has completed a relevant degree and who is looking for experience, a Teacher who has qualified but hasn’t worked for a while and is looking for a route back into the classroom or a candidate with Level 4 qualification in childcare and looking to gain experience.

New Directions are the preferred supplier in Wrexham which means we are extremely busy for long & short term vacancies. We do require that you are punctual, reliable, friendly & able to make a fantastic first impression when you go into the schools.

Benefits of working with New Directions

  • Weekly Pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • Holiday pay scheme
  • Guaranteed Payment scheme if you are available 5 days a week
  • Helps you to build relationships with schools & Head Teachers
  • Free training courses
  • Cover the cost of your first DBS

Additional Information

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) Jobs

The role of the HLTA came into force in 2003. This role adds further support to those individuals teaching in a classroom environment. The post is more senior to that of a Teaching Assistant, and with this comes added responsibilities.

A HTLA 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.

Education and Experience

  • Meet HLTA standards or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Hold relevant qualification at Level 3 minimum
  • Demonstrates numeracy and literacy skills to GCSE (A-C) or L2 equivalent
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a Teaching Assistant Role

Typical Duties of a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

  • Teach small groups of students
  • Offer cover supervision in teacher absence
  • Organise classroom activities – planning and setting out resource
  • Provide verbal and written feedback on classroom sessions to teaching staff
  • Promote the inclusion of all pupils in a learning environment
  • Work with teaching staff to evaluate pupils’ learning progress
  • Contributes to observation and assessment in classroom environments

What can you expect from New Directions Education?

  • A dedicated account manager;
  • Regular and varied teaching supply work;
  • Competitive pay rates;
  • Potential long-term teaching roles;
  • Fully compliant with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR);
  • Network of branches across the UK;
  • Preferred supplier to 19 boroughs across the UK;
  • Recommend a friend scheme;
  • Respected reputation throughout the education and recruitment industry.

Please contact New Directions Education for more information on this job vacancy, on 01978 884290, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 10th October 2017


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