Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Deneholm Primary School, Grays
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Job Ref No. ECC2462-142S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Grade C (£17,808 - £20,081)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Contract Type: 27 hours and 45 minutes per week (8:30am - 3:30pm), term time only (38 weeks)

Deneholm Primary School is an extremely happy and positive school looking to appoint an effective, caring and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. This is a great opportunity for an established Higher Level Teacher or a highly experienced Teaching Assistant looking to build on their knowledge and skills.

The successful applicant must be able to work with small groups and support the class teacher with any classroom duties that may be required, including delivering whole class lessons.

Why Deneholm Primary School?

At Deneholm Primary School, we aim to give all our pupils the best possible start. We are committed to developing the whole child and aim for excellence so that all pupils are ready for their next stage in education and can confidently take their place in modern Britain. We are very fortunate to be able to offer Nurture Provision for those children who need this valuable support.

We are an Ofsted 'Good' school (2023) where "pupils are keen to do well and respond to teachers with enthusiasm across a range of subjects" and "leaders provide training and support to help teachers develop to the highest standard". Our personal development, behaviour and welfare is 'outstanding'.


At South West Essex Community Education Trust, we are passionate about providing the best start in life for our pupils. We are united in the belief that every young person needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.

We place our pupils' needs at the heart of everything we do and support our colleagues in delivering high-quality education. Our vision is to establish a national reputation for the quality of education we provide.

Our academies are united by the things that make us both similar and unique - the DNA that ties us all together. The SWECET DNA is made up of the following components: Developing our people, Nurturing our differences, and Aspiring for excellence.

We believe that our colleagues are our most precious resource to provide high-quality learning experiences for all our pupils. Our colleagues work hard to support teams in their own schools and across the Trust and in return, the SWECET Wellbeing Charter sets out our actions to support our colleagues.

If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please email recruitment@swecet.org.

South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, online checks and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service

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

Liz Gilbank
Culford Road
Little Thurrock, Grays
Essex, RM16 2SS
Telephone: 01375 373405
Email: administrator@dps.swecet.org

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