New Directions Education are looking to register a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) for a Primary school in Rhondda Cynon Taff .The position will start after May Half Term and will be for 6 weeks. We will be able to offer work in both Key Stages 1 and 2 and you will be able to specify which age range you prefer working with.
The main role of a HLTA within the classroom is to support the class teacher and help raise standards. As this position is more senior than a Teaching Assistant (a Level 4 qualification in Childcare or equivalent is required as a minimum), you will be responsible for delivering lesson content to small groups and covering the whole class when the teacher is away on a planned absence. You will need excellent communication skills and a commitment to working as part of a team within your class/year group.
As an industry leading education agency we have regular work available in this area, however please be advised that this advertisement is not for a specific role and work available is based on school requirements.
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:
Typical duties of a HLTA include: