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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Vacancy Summary
St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Scale 5, point 12
St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
27.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/06/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Diocese of Brentwood

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

Hornchurch Road


RM12 4TL  

Tel: 01708 448430


“With Jesus and through the prayers of Mary, we enjoy learning and celebrate our lives together.”


Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Hours:  27.5 hours per week (5 hours 30 mins per day), 39 weeks per year

Grade: Scale 5, Point 12

Salary: £24,462 Full Time Annual Salary. Actual Salary £15,876 per annum.


St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is looking to add to our Learning Support Team.

We are a nurturing community, committed to giving the children the best start in life, where they are encouraged to be Christ-like in their daily lives. As a school we aspire to create happy memories, where children are inspired to become resilient, independent and have a love of learning.


At St Mary’s, we believe that we only have one chance to create a holistic education, developing the whole person and valuing the individual as unique, created in God’s likeness. We aim to keep a child’s innate sense of inquiry and joy alive and shining brightly.


An exciting opportunity has arisen with the school and the Governing Body are eager to appoint an HLTA to support the smooth running of the school on a daily basis.

The HLTA will teach individuals, groups and whole classes either on their own or in the presence of a teacher and/or other teaching assistant. They will also supervise/cover classes (without the presence of a teacher) in the event of planned or unplanned absence by other teachers in the school.


We ask that interested applicants are:

  • Outstanding practitioners;
  • Committed to high standards of achievement and behaviour;
  • Flexible and able to work as part of a team but also show initiative to work independently;
  • Are highly motivated and enthusiastic;
  • Committed to Continued Professional Development and able to inspire and motivate others;
  • Is a people person who enjoys working with children.

Our school offers: 

  • Brilliant children, keen to learn;
  • A well-resourced environment and a strong commitment to School Improvement;
  • A firm commitment to the Continuing Professional Development of all staff;
  • Friendly and Supportive working environment, with opportunities to progress in your career.


We welcome visits to our school and would love to meet you.

To arrange a visit, please contact Mrs McLeavy on 01708 448430, in our friendly school office.


Please apply online.

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th June 2019

Interview: Week beginning: Monday 17th June 2019 tbc



St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References and an enhanced DBS Check are required for the successful candidate.

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.

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 ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
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