Stage/year group: KS2
Hours: HLTA: 20 hours per week
Contract details: Fixed term contract until 31 August 2023
Interview date: 8 December 2023
Working closely with class teachers, you will be helping children to expand their knowledge and play a positive role in school life. You will utilise your knowledge, creativity and listening and communication skills to help children understand the information presented. You will be able to provide varying levels of individual attention, reassurance and support with learning tasks as appropriate to children’s individual needs.
As a HLTA, you will be responsible for:
• whole class teaching – covering PPA and leadership time
• setting up equipment and preparing the classroom for lessons, tidying up afterwards
• providing support to children who need additional help with their work
• helping pupils develop independent learning skills, manage their own learning and prioritise their time
• marking and record-keeping.
For more details, please read the separate job descriptions.
You will need to have relevant experience and/or qualifications in working with primary-aged children as you will be working under the supervision of the class teacher and/or SENDCo to support whole class learning, small targeted groups and/or individuals.
You must have completed a HLTA qualification or be happy to complete the training whilst taking on the role.
Mead Vale Community Primary School has sat within the heart of the Worle area of Weston-super-Mare since 1977, providing an extraordinary education for children aged 4-11 years old. Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: courage, curiosity, and community and we do this be ‘working hard’ and ‘being kind’. Providing the best opportunities for our children sits at the heart of our school community. As a valued member of staff at Mead Vale, you will bring passion and commitment to sharing your love of learning with our children.
Mead Vale Primary School is part of Extend Learning Academies Network (ELAN) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates. It is an offence to apply for a role that requires regulated activity if you are barred from doing so. Any concerns will be reported immediately to the appropriate body. Our safeguarding policy is available on the school website.