St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School

St Wilfrid's
Catholic Primary School

HLTA - Higher Level Teaching Assistant


We are looking to recruit an HTLA who will contribute to a wide range of teaching and learning activities and to assist and support the work of qualified Teachers. To work within the statutory frameworks relevant to the role.

We are committed to an inclusive approach to the education of all our pupils and the successful candidate will support this approach through their role.

Personal attributes

We are looking for an applicant who:

  • has relevant HLTA qualifications, min NVQ level 3
  • can contribute to planning and development of learning activities with teachers
  • be able to plan and respond to specific learning activities without referral to teachers
  • be able to communicate with individual groups or whole classes of pupils to promote learning including assessing the impact of the communication and adjusting the approach as necessary
  • can work under the direction of a teacher in delivering learning activities or whole classes, independently plans, prepares and delivers learning, assesses records and reports on development, progress and attainment.
  • has a clear idea of strategies to encourage appropriate behaviour choices and is able to apply these in a classroom situation and outside of the classroom
  • will support children of all abilities
  • is flexible, well-motivated and is able to work on their own initiative,
  • is a good team player
  • will make a positive contribution to our school community
  • is willing to, or has specific experience of, working with SEND pupils
  • is willing to implement actions and strategies suggested by outside agencies

Salary & Benefits

Salary from £23194 to £28371 per

Contract type: Permanent

Total hours: TBC


St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School
School Close
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9RJ

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Closing date for applications - Thursday 8th June 2023

Interview date – Monday 19th June 2023

Please ensure that you have completed the following-

  • Application Form
  • Consent to Obtain References
  • Recruitment Monitoring Form 

Please return all documents to quoting job reference SCH25I

Paper copies of the application form can be obtained on request if required.