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Job Details

School Name Widey Court Primary School

School Address Widey Lane, Plymouth, PL6 5JS

Category Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Job Type Full Time Permanent

Salary/Grade Grade E

Application Deadline Monday 3rd June 2024, 9am

Job Start Date September 2024

Date Posted 15 May 2024


Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: Grade E £27,803 - £30,296 pro rata

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Connect Academy Trust is looking to appoint a highly skilled HLTA to primarily manage and deliver interventions and to cover classes during planned or unplanned teacher absence.

As part of your role you may be required to:

  • cover teacher or teaching assistant absence, e.g. for sickness absence, courses etc;
  • plan, manage and deliver interventions across a key stage;
  • cover the class to allow a teacher to run interventions;
  • attend meetings as required sometimes at the start or end of a school day
  • plan, teach and evaluate lessons (with some support from teachers);
  • assess and mark work completed with teaching groups and classes

You could be the person we appoint if you are:

  • inspiring and motivated;
  • committed to excellence, inclusion and high expectations;
  • plan, prioritise and liaise with teachers on daily timetables;
  • highly effective in the planning, teaching and evaluation of all lessons;
  • able to maintain positive relationships with pupils, colleagues and families;
  • willing to motivate others, seek and accept advice;
  • rigorous in ensuring all pupils make good progress;
  • able to contribute to the wider life of the school;
  • willing to train in the appropriate qualifications;
  • ready to lift the ceiling on expectations of children.

To help you achieve this, we can offer you:

  • support to develop your skills through school-centred, multi academy trust wide and external continuing professional development and team work;
  • wonderful staff and pupils who are keen to learn;
  • a very dedicated team with a strong positive ethos;
  • a well-resourced and highly professional school.

If you are interested, please complete an application form available on the Connect website https://www.connectacademytrust.co.uk/vacancies and email it to Miss G. Dingley, School Operations Lead, gdingley@wideycourt.plymouth.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 3rd June 2024, 9:00am

Interviews: Monday 10th June 2024

Connect is fully committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required to be undertaken and an on-line check of publicly available information will be completed to assess the successful candidate’s suitability to work with children.



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