Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Rufford Primary School, DY9 7NR
£19,026.41 - £21,128.44
12 Jan 2022
01 Feb 2022
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Part time permanent
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Rufford Primary School are recruiting for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to start ASAP.

Permanent contract, 32.5 hours per week and term time only.

We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 700 employees and over 5,000 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.

We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified, motivated and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our school. Rufford has just joined Invictus Education Trust and this has opened so many exciting opportunities for both children and staff. There will be even more wonderful opportunities for our children as we move through the year.

The successful candidate will need to be:

  • Qualified to NVQ level 4 School support Staff
  • Be confident in covering classes across school to support teachers PPA time
  • Provide additional support to groups and classes
  • To be responsible for the management and development of a specialist subject.

Closing date: Tuesday 1st February 2022 12 noon

Please apply via TES - HLTA

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.


We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2021-  https://bit.ly/3sFula8

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:


Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website. 


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