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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Are you a dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in a primary school in Hemel Hempstead? Dunbar Education is proud to be working on behalf of a well-regarded primary school in the area to find an enthusiastic and experienced HLTA to join their team.

Position Overview: As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), you will play a pivotal role in supporting teachers and contributing to the education and development of primary school children. You will work closely with teaching staff, providing assistance in the classroom, and at times, leading small group activities or covering classes in the absence of the teacher.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with teachers to plan and deliver engaging lessons.
  • Assist in the assessment and tracking of students' progress.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students who require additional help.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Lead classroom activities when required, maintaining discipline and ensuring students' safety.
  • Contribute to the school's pastoral care and student well-being efforts.
  • Assist in the preparation of teaching materials and resources.


  • Minimum Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • Proven experience as an HLTA in a primary school setting.
  • Strong understanding of the primary curriculum.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to motivate and engage with students.
  • A commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment.


  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • A supportive and collaborative school environment
  • Contribution to the education and development of young minds

How to Apply: If you are a passionate and qualified HLTA looking to contribute to the success of a primary school in Hemel Hempstead, we want to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience