HLTA (Highfields Primary Academy)

Highfields Primary Academy, Burntwood, Staffordshire
Grade 7 (£23,541 - £27,041) Actual Salary £17,878- £20,536 approx
17 Dec 2021
17 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

HLTA (Permanent)

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our children? Do you want to work in a nurturing school, where we want everyone to flourish? If so, the children of Highfields Primary Academy are looking for you!

We are seeking to appoint a high quality, experienced and committed HLTA, to lead our team of strong Teaching Assistants. Within this role you will be expected to work across the school as needed. As part of the role, you will be expected to cover and teach whole classes and to provide guidance and leadership for the Teaching Assistants.

We can offer you:

 Support from a dedicated and experienced leadership team

 A very experienced and support staff

 An ambitious and supportive Governing Body

 An inclusive school ethos

 Well behaved and enthusiastic children

 Supportive parents

 Appropriate training

We are looking for a HLTA who will:

 Have high expectation and a positive outlook

 Be an outstanding practitioner who is eager to make a positive difference

 Be someone who can engage and enthuse pupils in learning at all times

 Be someone who can focus on maximising progress for every child

 Be someone who understands the importance of assessment, feedback, and differentiation

 Be able to support other staff and contribute to CPD (e.g. coaching)

 Have great resilience, determination and uphold our school values

 Experience of working in a primary school and can work as part of a team and independently

Highfields Primary Academy has an excellent reputation and provides a lively and creative environment in which to work.  We gained ‘Good’ in our most recent Ofsted inspection and we are a founding member of Primitas Learning Partnership, a new Multi Academy Trust which seeks to make a positive difference in the local community. 

We invite applications from colleagues who can engage and work collaboratively with colleagues.   

In return, we offer an incredibly positive working environment, passionately believing that our human resources are our most important and valuable resources. Therefore, our staff wellbeing strategy is at the heart of our ongoing improvement work, meaning that middle and senior leaders are committed to ensuring that all staff are happy, cared for, listened to and professionally equipped to fulfil their role to the highest possible standard. Furthermore, opportunities for career progression regularly arise, with the Academy having an excellent record of training and developing our own staff from within.  


Salary: Grade 7 (£23,541 - £27,041) Actual Salary £17,878- £20,536 approx depending on years service, 32.5 hrs per week, term time only (38 pupil weeks plus 6 additional days, some of which may be required in the holidays), Monday to Friday, Permanent. 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 17th January 2022, 9.00 am  

Interviews: 24th January 2022

If you would like further information, or would like to book an out of hours visit, please contact the school office at office@highfields.staffs.sch.uk or telephone 01543 227160. 

For further information regarding the Academy, please visit our website at www.highfields.staffs.sch.uk  

To apply for the post, please complete the application form and equality and diversity monitoring form and return to the HR Officer, Mrs Debbie Westwood, either by post or email hr@primitas.co.uk. CV’s will not be accepted.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a ‘disclosure’ check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

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