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Job Ref No. ECC2681-116 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 2nd July 2024  

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Salary: Band 5


Full time: hours 8.15 am to 3.45 pm Monday to Friday, 39 weeks a year pro rata (plus INSET days as required)

Start Date: September 2024

South Green Juniors is a two form entry junior school. We wish to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to work as part of our fantastic and supportive team. We are looking for somebody with commitment, energy and drive to join our team and work closely with staff to provide positive learning experiences for all our pupils. The HLTA role at South Green is splt between providing support in class and covering teachers for PPA and leadership time. Lesson plans are provided and our HLTA team receive 2.5 hours of preparation and marking time across the week.

This post is suitable for experienced or recently qualified candidates.

We expect the successful candidate to:

Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils

  • Be able to cover lessons when teachers have PPA or Leadership release time.
  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children;
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.
  • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.
  • Communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Be willing to contribute to school life outside of the classroom.

In return you will receive:

  • Excellent professional development.
  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues.
  • A supportive and challenging environment with many CPD opportunities.
  • Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the school.
  • Supportive parents.
  • A friendly and supportive team.
  • Time to prepare for cover lessons

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check via the Disclosure & Barring Service. We will also complete an online search of all applicants.

Visits to the school are encouraged and should be arranged through the school office by phoning 01277 651897 or emailing the school at

Candidates shortlisted will receive notification of interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, however, if you would like to know the outcome of your application in writing, then please enclose a stamped addressed envelope with your application.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Elizabeth Benjeddi
Hickstars Lane, Billericay
Essex, CM12 9RJ
Telephone: 01277 651897

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