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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Position: Full-Time, Temp-to-Perm
Start Date: September 2024

Are you an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) looking for a new challenge in a dynamic and supportive primary school environment? We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic HLTA to join our team in Kettering on a full-time, temp-to-perm basis starting in September 2024.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Covering lessons in the primary school classroom environment
  • Supporting the class teacher in planning and delivering engaging lessons
  • Leading small group interventions and providing targeted support to students
  • Assessing and tracking student progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents
  • Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students
  • Assisting with the preparation of classroom resources and materials


  • HLTA qualification (Level 4 TA) or substantial experience as an HLTA in a primary school setting
  • Proven ability to cover lessons and manage a classroom effectively
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for education and a commitment to supporting student achievement
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the varying needs of the school community

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • A welcoming and inclusive school community
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young learners and meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role

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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