Havering Schools Jobs

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Hylands Primary School
  • Reference: SCH/24/283680
Grade 4 Points 10 - 15
Hylands Primary School
Closing on 25/06/2024 at 12:00
Enhanced DBS Check
Permanent | Part Time/Term Time
28.5 hours per week.


Granger Way,




Telephone: 01708 743704




Higher Level Teaching Assistant

28.5 hours per week, 8.30am -3.30pm (1 hr lunchbreak) 

39 Weeks per year (to include attendance at INSET days)

Grade 4, Points 10 - 15

Actual Salary: £19,819 - £21,384 p.a.


Starting September 2024

If you enjoy working with young children and have energy and enthusiasm, then come and work at Hylands Primary School.

We are looking to recruit a Higher Level Teaching Assistant working in a safe and supportive environment to enable our children to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Hylands Primary school is a vibrant and friendly This is an exciting opportunity for a committed, enthusiastic HLTA to join a community where relationships between children and staff are very strong.  In February 2020, Ofsted said ‘Senior leaders have created a calm and caring atmosphere in the school. Respectful, happy pupils give visitors a hearty welcome. Pupils and staff enjoy being part of the school community.’

We are committed to a strong set of core values for the community. For staff our professional cultural values are - collective responsibility, continual improvement, everyone a learner and accountability for all.

You will need to be a caring and dedicated individual prepared to join our hard-working staff team who is committed to high standards. If you are energetic, driven and want to work at a school where there is a very strong team ethic dedicated to helping children learn and achieve the best possible outcomes, then we strongly encourage you to visit the school and see what we have to offer.

What we can offer you:

  •  A supportive and forward thinking team with well experienced and qualified staff
  • A stimulating and welcoming learning environment in a fantastic school community
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Children who are enthusiastic and keen to learn

What You Can Offer Us:

  • Meet HLTA standards or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Demonstrate levels of numeracy &literacy equivalent to GCSE (A-C)
  • IT skills to support learning and maintain information
  • Ability to plan effectively and manage time to enable multi-tasking
  • Ability to successfully work in a team with fantastic communication skills to communicate with teachers and parents
  • Ability to supervise pupils effectively understand and be adaptable to pupils with
    additional SEN needs
  • A sense of humour

The successful candidate will ideally:

  • Hold an NVQ Level 3 or above
  • Enjoy working with young children and be passionate about supporting and promoting learning;
  • Be able to engage, enthuse, motivate and challenge children
  • Work successfully as part of a team, accepting and acting upon advice and being proactive where appropriate
  • Be responsible for groups of children and/or conducting 1:1 activities
  • Show initiative
  • Have high expectations of attainment and pupil behaviour
  • Be flexible, hardworking and caring.
  • Be able to liaise with parents
  • A knowledge of children’s literature and promote a love of reading
  • Support and develop the library, putting up and maintaining displays and information boards, supporting exhibitions and one-off events.

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. References may be taken up for the successful candidate prior to interview.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged by ringing the school - 01708 743704. 

Please apply online.

Closing date: 25th June 24

Interview date: 9th July 2024

We are sorry but it is not possible for us to notify unsuccessful candidates individually. Therefore, if you have not heard from us by the 3rd July 2024, we regret that you have not been selected for interview on this occasion

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.
Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment this may include looking at your social media accounts prior to interview.
The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.
Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education Settings 2007’ guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.


Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our pupils from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our schools, superseding any other considerations. Therefore Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ guidance.

It is an offence to apply for a post which involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you are barred from doing so. Please be advised that, again in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, shortlisted candidates (who wish to accept an invite to interview) will be required to submit, prior to their interview, a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Upon submission of this information, online checks may be carried out.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the School.

Equal Opportunities

Havering Schools aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality (including citizenship), ethnic or national origins, disabilities, age, sexual orientation, responsibility for dependants, religious or political affiliation and trade union activities. All matters related to employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

How to apply

To apply, please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com and submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Online' link below.