Higher Level Teaching Assistant - SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School

Coppice Drive, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7HU
NJC Scale 5, £11.73 - £12.69 per hour
09 Sep 2021
22 Sep 2021
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SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School
Our Blessed Saints Federation
Coppice Drive, Newport, TF10 7HU
Tel: 01952 386450
E-mail: a3352@telford.gov.uk

Scale 5 between £11.73 and £12.69 per hour,
36.25 hours per week:  08:30am to 04:15pm, term time only
Temporary until Summer 2022

Our Governors are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) in school to support our children in their learning.

The Role will involve being responsible for specific interventions such as speech and language, pastoral care of children with social/emotional/behavioural needs, covering classes across the whole HLTA remit as and when necessary, the administration of First Aid (training will be provided), and general day to day HLTA requirements.

The post holder will also be responsible for assisting with the preparation of classroom resources, and be willing to undertake other relevant and statutory training.

Key Requirements:

It is essential that the post holder:

  • Is a qualified HLTA with exceptional classroom practice and who has a passion for developing children’s learning.
  • Has high expectations and an understanding of raising achievement.
  • Is creative, dynamic and a positive team member.
  • Is qualified in Literacy and Maths to at least GCSE standard.
  • Has good ICT skills
  • Has experience of working in KS1 and EYFS.

Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School is a member of Our Blessed Saints Federation together with St Luke’s Catholic Primary School, Trench, Telford.  The partnership benefits from the sharing of experience and expertise across both schools.

More information about our school can be found on:


Please see the attachments below for further details about this vacancy.

To Apply:

Applications should be submitted using the Catholic Education Service (CES) Forms available to download below.  Please complete and submit the following:

  1. CES Support Staff Application Form
  2. CES Recruitment Monitoring Form
  3. CES Consent to Obtain References Form

For advice and help completing the application, please download the CES Notes to Applicants guidance also included below.

Applications submitted by CV or by Telford and Wrekin Council’s application form cannot be accepted. 

Completed applications should be emailed to a3352@telford.gov.uk  or posted to the school’s address as below:

FAO: Miss S Staniforth, SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School
Coppice Drive, Newport, Shropshire TF10 7HU

Closing date for applications is:
Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 12:00pm      

(Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and submit a CES Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form prior to interview)

All successful candidates are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Our school is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Please see the safeguarding polices on the school’s website.  We are committed to equality and diversity.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and
requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 14 working days of the closing date.

Please also ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox in case any correspondence has been delivered there.

Supporting documents
CES Support Staff Application Form
CES Consent to Obtain References Form
CES Notes to Applicants Guidance
CES Recruitment Monitoring Form
HLTA Job Description

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