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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Job Description

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Location: St. Albans


Employer: Dunbar Education

Are you an experienced and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) looking for a fulfilling role in St. Albans? Dunbar Education is currently seeking a dedicated HLTA to join a primary school team in a multifaceted role. This position offers a unique blend of responsibilities, including providing PPA cover with pre-planned lessons and working with SEN children to deliver targeted interventions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • PPA Cover:
    • Deliver pre-planned lessons in the absence of the classroom teacher.
    • Ensure a smooth and effective learning experience for students.
    • Provide support and guidance to students during lessons.
  • SEN Interventions:
    • Work closely with SEN students to provide tailored interventions.
    • Collaborate with the SENCO and classroom teachers to develop individualised plans.
    • Monitor progress and adapt interventions as needed.
    • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students.


  • Relevant qualifications and experience as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant/SEN TA.
  • A strong understanding of the primary school curriculum.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to different teaching situations and provide engaging lessons.
  • Experience working with SEN children and delivering interventions.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.
  • A passion for helping students achieve their full potential.


  • Competitive pay.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Varied and rewarding role.
  • Supportive and welcoming school environment.
  • Exclusive role through Dunbar Education.

How to Apply:

If you are an experienced HLTA who is passionate about making a positive impact on students' education, we encourage you to apply for this unique opportunity through Dunbar Education. Please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.