Fulltime - Permanent

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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  • Category:

    Support Staff
  • Salary:

    Scale 2 (point 4 - 5)
  • Expires:




Permanent Teaching Assistant

High Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)  £19,779 pro-rata.

Hours: 29 per week.

We have an exciting role in our school for a Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will work to support the class teachers, groups of children and individuals during their lessons.

Manea Community Primary School has a fantastic learning environment in which to work. We believe in giving all children the best learning opportunities and enable all individuals to achieve their potential. This is an excellent opportunity to really develop the provision for our children and we are looking forward to working with someone who is enthusiastic, positive and motivated. Excellent English and Maths subject knowledge is essential to ensure that the needs of all children can be met and so that you are able to model what the children need to learn.



Responsibilities include:

  • Working with a class, supervising some PPA lessons under the direction of class teachers and the Senior Leadership Team
  • Working to meet the needs of groups of children and individuals, including some catch up intervention groups
  • Support for the teacher, maintaining class records; promote pupils’ good behaviour and independent learning strategies; create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment
  • Provide targeted support to enhance the learning and improve attainment of pupils
  • Being flexible to work across the school with all the Primary age range

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Experience of working as a HLTA or Level 3 TA
  • Experience of teaching classes from teachers plans
  • A passion for teaching and learning and a commitment to working as part of a team to provide a caring and positive learning environment
  • Initiative and flexibility
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills with excellent communication skills both spoken and written
  • A good sense of humour with a positive personality
  • Successful completion of a level 3 or above qualification in supporting teaching and learning or equivalent


We can offer you:

  • a welcoming, friendly and warm atmosphere
  • enthusiastic children who have positive learning behaviours
  • training opportunities
  • ability to work with a caring and supportive team


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and insists on all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position requires a clear DBS check.


Please ring (01354 680293) or email the office for an application pack at office@manea.cambs.sch.uk. Visits to the school are possible after school during the current circumstances. DBS checks will be carried out on shortlisted applicants.


Closing date: Midday on Thursday 27th January 2022

Interviews: Tuesday 1st February 2022

Starting date: ASAP.