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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • Employer: Birch Hill School
  • Reference: Pri/19/111194
  • Published: Tue 08/10/2019, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 21/10/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: Approx 6 hours per day
  • Salary: Bracknell Grade H (£22,911 to £24,799 pro rata)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Birch Hill School, Leppington, Bracknell, Berkshire, Berkshire

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Birch Hill Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our friendly hard working team to work with teachers and senior leaders to organise and support teaching and learning activities for classes. The primary focus is to do specified work with individuals, groups and whole classes under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.

The role will be varied and interesting, with no two days the same.  The HLTA will work with whole classes, covering short term teacher absence, and groups of children as well as working with individual children. 

The school is a two form entry primary with a Nursery.  In addition we have a KS2 Inclusion class (8 places MLD/ASD), which is linked to the local Special School – Kennel Lane.  The school is well resourced and has extensive outside space and a Nurture provision. There are currently 400 children on roll.

Birch Hill Primary was judged Good in our last Ofsted report (March 2016) , it states:

"The children feel safe at school.  They work and play happily together, appreciating and celebrating one another’s differences."

The successful candidate will have experience of covering whole classes within the primary age range and be a positive and proactive member of the team. They will be cheerful and positive with a can-do attitude. 

The school is located in the Birch Hill estate which is on the outskirts of Bracknell town and is within very easy access of many amenities.  The 'Look Out’ environmental area, Bracknell Sports Centre and Swimming Pool, the Berkshire Racquets and Health Club, the South Hill Park Theatre & Arts Centre are all well within walking distance with skating, skiing, bowling, cinemas and a leisure pool nearby.

We can offer you:

  • An inclusive ethos
  • Happy, motivated children who enjoy coming to school
  • A caring, committed team of staff
  • A commitment to professional development for all staff
  • Supportive teams who work well together


Closing date: Monday 21st October 9am

Interviews: Week beginning 21st October 2019

School visits are encouraged. Please contact Mrs Light, School Business Manager, should you require any further information and to arrange a visit.

Permanent, Start date - As soon as possible

Hours: 8.30am -3.30pm, approx. 30 hours per week dependant on lunch cover, term time + 3 Inset days.

Bracknell Grade H: SCP15-SCP19 £22,911 - £24,799 prorata