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Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

  • Posted: 16-11-2023
  • Category: Teaching Assistants
  • Location: Walsall
  • Type: Full-time / Temporary
  • Salary: £80 - £110 per day
A fantastic school in Walsall are currently searching for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) on a long-term basis, available for immediate start. The role will be full-time covering classes across KS1. This role is open to ECTs who are keen to gain more experience.

The role will involve:

-        Prepping classrooms for lessons, sourcing books and handouts.

-        Planning and delivering learning and enrichment activities with support from teachers or independently.

-        Working with focus groups of students who have differing needs than the rest of the class.

-        Teaching the class unassisted if the class teacher is unwell or on leave and being confident to do so.

-        Assessing students’ progress and discussing their development with teachers, parents, or carers.

About the School

-        OFSTED rated ‘GOOD’
-        They ‘Inspire to Aspire’ and work tirelessly to ensure every child has the best learning journey possible
-        Staff are committed to the well-being and progress of the pupils
-        Believes in creating independent learners who are equipped for this ever-changing world!

The school are looking for someone who:

• Holds a relevant UK Higher Level teaching assistant qualification.

• Knowledge of the UK Primary Curriculum.

• Able and willing to travel to the Walsall area.

• Exceptionally dedicated to supporting pupils achieve the very best through an all-inclusive curriculum

Why work with Smile Education?

-        Payday every week turning Friday into Fri-yay!
-        Consultant working for you to find you the best roles in schools local to you!
-        Access to exclusive roles within our partnered schools!
-        Tailored advice and feedback to enhance your professional development!
-        Flexibility to ensure a fantastic work/life balance

If this sounds like the role for you, hit apply now or get in touch for more information!

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