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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Vacancy Summary
St Edwards CE Primary School
APTC 5 points 22-25
St Edward's Church of England (Voluntary Aided) Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
19.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/06/2018 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Diocese of Chelmsford                      

London Borough of Havering

St Edward's Church of England (Voluntary Aided) Primary School

Havering Drive, Romford, Essex RM1 4BT

Tel: 01708 745971

Head Teacher: Stephanie Ellner


Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Required 3rd September 2018

Contract: Permanent Position

Grade: APTC 5 points 22 - 25

Hours: 19.5 hpw, term time plus inset days (8.15 a.m – 3:45 p.m Monday, Thursday and Friday)

Salary: £22,956 - £24,999 pro rata


St Edward’s is a large thriving multi-cultural community with pupils who travel from a wide area to come to our school. Our strong Christian beliefs are reflected in the behaviour of our pupils who were described in our recent Ofsted report as “very caring, friendly and respectful towards each other”.  

Our school is situated in a pleasant residential area and we are only a five minute walk from the centre of Romford, with direct transport links to London. We have a hard-working, enthusiastic and friendly team of staff who are committed to providing an excellent education for our children, including a team of experienced and supportive Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA). 

Following the promotion of one of our current staff, we are looking for a part-time, permanent HLTA to supervise PPA lessons under the direction of class teachers, to cover short term absences of teaching staff and to work with small groups of children or individual pupils to lead interventions. 

Our ideal candidate would:

  • have experience of working as an HLTA or Level 3 TA with primary aged children;
  • have an HLTA qualification (or be prepared to gain the qualification within 12 months;
  • be flexible and able to work across all age ranges;
  • be enthusiastic, confident and able to use their initiative;
  • be able to support the class teacher in planning differentiated work for the children;
  • be experienced in delivering a range of interventions;
  • have good literacy and numeracy skills;
  • be able to create a stimulating and purposeful learning environment;
  • be an effective communicator with pupils and staff;
  • have a good sense of humour;


Please apply online. If you experience any technical difficulty, please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date:  Wednesday, 27th June 2018 (12 noon) 

Interview date:  Thursday, 12th July 2018


This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and, the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
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