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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Job Description

We are looking for a HLTA to join one of our wonderful Primary Schools in Bedfordshire starting in September.

This is a full-time position and will start out long-term with a high likeleness to turn into permanent.

The ideal candidate will be a former HLTA or have a minimum of 6 months being a HLTA in UK school.

Main Responsibilities:

Support for Pupils:

  1. Train students in study skills using clear communication and ICT tools, including questioning, instructing, explaining, and feedback.

  2. Provide pastoral care by attending to students' personal and social needs and building positive relationships.

  3. Support the inclusion of all students in learning activities.

  4. Administer first aid/medication and assist with special care programs like physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, or speech therapy under specialist guidance.

  5. Assist in preparing for and supervising school trips, working with the Educational Visits Coordinator.

Under the supervision of the class teacher:

  1. Conduct teaching activities with individuals, groups, or the whole class using various techniques to keep pupils engaged and motivated.

  2. Assist in planning and developing educational activities, including contributing to IEPs and Personal and Pastoral Support Plans. Understand lesson aims, content, strategies, and outcomes. Work with teachers to identify individual pupil differences, set high expectations, and decide on appropriate learning goals and strategies.

Requirements to apply:

  1. HLTA Qualification or equivalent
  2. DBS on update service
  3. Experience teaching in a UK school

Benefits to the candidate:

  1. Dedicated consultant to take care of the application process
  2. Competitive Pay
  3. Great career opportunities
  4. Inclusive school environment with supportive headteacher

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who may be interested, we offer £250 as a referral scheme.

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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