Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Veritas Education Recruitment
Wakefield,Yorkshire,United Kingdom
£90 - £100 Per Day
11 Feb 2024 12:56
10 Mar 2024 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Salary Range: 90 - 100 per day

Employment Type: Full-time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Teaching and Learning: The HLTA will work closely with teachers to support and enhance the learning experience of students. This includes providing assistance in the classroom and ensuring that students are engaged and making progress in their studies.
  • Strong Understanding of National Curriculum: The successful candidate should have a thorough understanding of the national curriculum, especially for Key Stage 2 (typically covering ages 7-11). This knowledge is essential for providing effective support to teachers and students.
  • Maintaining High Standards: The HLTA is expected to help maintain the high educational standards set by both the students and the teaching staff. This may involve working with students to meet learning objectives, assisting in assessments, and helping to create a positive and productive learning environment.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Education: Typically, HLTA candidates have a relevant educational background, often with a teaching assistant qualification or equivalent experience. They may also have additional training in areas relevant to their role.
  • National Curriculum Knowledge: A strong understanding of the national curriculum, particularly for Key Stage 2, is crucial to support teachers effectively.
  • Classroom Management: Effective classroom management skills are essential to ensure a positive and productive learning environment.
  • Communication: Good communication skills are necessary for collaborating with teachers, students, and parents as needed.
  • Adaptability: HLTA roles often require adaptability to work with a diverse range of students and support different subjects and learning needs.
  • Patience and Empathy: Patience and empathy are important qualities when working with students who may have various learning abilities and needs.

Overall, a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant is a vital asset to a school's educational team, providing essential support to teachers and students and helping to maintain high educational standards. The specific responsibilities and expectations may vary from one school to another, but the core role is to facilitate learning and create a positive and productive learning environment.

If you are interested in this role, send your cv to (url removed)


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

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