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Heighington CE Primary School
Hopelands, Heighington, County Durham DL5 6PH

Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 

37 hours per week
Band 9, (SCP 24-27)  £25,474 - £27,850 per annum (pro rata)
Term time only 45.8 weeks, fixed term to 16th July 2021

Required to start 5th January 2021

We currently have a Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 post available from 5th January 2021. The successful applicant will be responsible for leading high quality 1:1 and small group intervention and tuition sessions, supporting children to catch up following the months of teaching lost during the previous lockdown.

The post will also involve providing short-term cover for whole classes.

GCSE in both English and Mathematics at Grades A-C or the equivalent are essential.  NVQ3 or higher in childcare or equivalent is desirable for the post as is a current first aid certificate.

The ability to work independently, feedback accurately and concisely to class teachers will be essential.  A secure understanding and enthusiasm for KS1/KS2 English and Mathematics will be required and explored at the interview.

The closing date is 12noon, Friday 4th December 2020.  Shortlisting will be completed on 7th December and selected applicants for interview will be notified by telephone and/or email by 7.00pm. 

Applicants are advised that references will be requested on receipt of application and used to aid shortlisting.  Please ensure that your nominated references are aware of your application.

Applications forms are available here

Job Specification

Please return all completed application forms to Mrs J Pearson, School Business Manager at the above address or via email


Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 4th December 2020
Interviews will be held week commencing 7th December 2020