Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mercia Learning Trust and Governors of Totley Primary School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced HLTA to join their hardworking and committed team from September 2021.

The successful candidate should be an enthusiastic and knowledgeable HLTA, keen to work in partnership with current staff and able to work under instruction as well as having the ability to use their initiative. They will challenge and excite the school’s children and have the ability to consistently deliver high quality learning experiences. Imaginative and committed, they should have passion for the role, high standards of professionalism and high expectations of the children. They will have the vision, enthusiasm, and drive to build on the strong foundations that already exist within the school.

The successful candidate’s role will be varied, including supporting teachers within a classroom, planning and running interventions, planning and covering classes for PPA and other cover.

You will be:
• able to provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes.
• someone with a clear vision in how to develop students with an impact on achievement.
• flexible and willing to work across school.
• able and willing to assess learning and social and emotional needs and give help that is needed to remove the barriers to learning.

In return, they can offer a welcoming, friendly and supportive team who work together to ensure the best outcomes for all of their children. They actively encourage high quality CPD and there are opportunities to work with a range of outstanding staff across the Mercia Learning Trust as well as at Totley Primary School. Because of the collaborative approach to learning, their children make very good progress, and they have strong relationships with parents and members of the community.

Closing Date: Sunday 6 June 2021.

For more information please visit Mercia’s website.