Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Posted a week ago by Zen Educate

Location:
BS4, East Dundry, North Somerset
Salary/Rate:
£115 - £130/day

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
Availability: Full Time

Role Overview:
Greenfield E-ACT Academy is seeking a dedicated and experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our team starting in September. This position involves providing one-to-one support to a child in reception throughout the academic year.

Responsibilities:
- Provide tailored one-to-one support to a child in reception, addressing their individual learning needs and ensuring their academic progress.
- Assist the class teacher in planning and delivering engaging and inclusive lessons that cater to the child's learning requirements.
- Collaborate with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and other staff members to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for the child.
- Support the child in developing key skills and concepts across various subjects, including literacy, numeracy, and social skills.
- Create a supportive and nurturing learning environment that fosters the child's confidence and independence.
- Monitor and assess the child's progress regularly, providing feedback to the class teacher and SENCO as necessary.
- Assist with the management of classroom behavior and provide guidance and encouragement to the child as needed.
- Establish positive relationships with the child's parents or guardians, keeping them informed about their child's progress and addressing any concerns or queries they may have.

Requirements:
- Relevant experience working as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) or in a similar role within a school setting.
- Strong understanding of early childhood development and experience working with children in the early years (Reception).
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with children, parents, and colleagues.
- Understanding of and commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the school community.
- Ability to adapt teaching strategies and resources to meet the individual needs of the child.
- HLTA qualification or equivalent is desirable but not essential.

About the Role:
As a HLTA at Greenfield E-ACT Academy, you will play a crucial role in supporting the academic and personal development of a child in reception. You will work closely with the class teacher and SENCO to ensure the child receives the tailored support they need to thrive in their learning journey.

Requirements:
- Relevant experience working as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) or in a similar role within a school setting.
- Strong understanding of early childhood development and experience working with children in the early years (Reception).
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with children, parents, and colleagues.
- Understanding of and commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the school community.
- Ability to adapt teaching strategies and resources to meet the individual needs of the child.
- HLTA qualification or equivalent is desirable but not essential.

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Type:
Temporary
Start Date:
September
Contract Length:
July 2025
Job Reference:
GREENHLTA
Job ID:
221522185
Applications:
Less than 10

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