Job Vacancies

Level 4 Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

  • Location: Shropshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £11 per hour
  • Start date: June 2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary
  • Posted:

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for Level 4 Teaching Assistants to work in and around the Oswestry Area.

In particular, we are looking for Higher Level Teaching Assistants available for long term work as well as day to day supply. Some long-term roles are five full days per week and some are 5 half days (either mornings or afternoons). We have positions available up until the end of the summer term and some roles that are in a 6-8 week block.

We are looking for outgoing, enthusiastic individuals who are able to hit the ground running. You will need to have a Level 4 or equivalent qualification.

We have become extremely busy for supply cover over the last few months, so please do not hesitate to submit your application.

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 offers:

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

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Wrexham branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 01978 884290 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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