Higher Level Teaching Assistant Vacancy

  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Level 4, Scale Points 12 to 15 – £26,421 to £26,873 (pro rata - £13.73 to £13.97 per hour)
  • Position One: 8:30am to 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday, term time only.
  • Position Two: 8:30am to 3:30pm, Wednesdays only, term time only
  • Both posts temporary initially to 31st August 2024

We have two positions available for Higher Level Teaching Assistants here at St Matthew's.

Position One:  The person in this role would work across the whole school.  In the first instance they would work as a general teaching assistant in one year group in the mornings.  In the afternoons they would teach whole classes as part of regular PPA (Planning, Preparation and Assessment for class teachers).  Part of their role would also be to cover classes due to staff absence.  TWhen covering classes, HLTAs would be delivering lessons already prepared by teachers.  This post would be available from 12th January 2024

Position Two:  This post would work as part of our Nursery team on Wednesdays, leading the room in the mornings while the class teacher has planning, preparation and assessment time (PPA).  This post would start as soon as possible from 1st January 2024.

St. Matthew’s Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  All our staff must share this commitment.  Successful applicants will need to provide two referees and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We believe you would be very happy working as part of our supportive team, so we do hope you choose to apply.  The application pack can be downloaded below.  Completed applications should be sent to the school office:

e-mail: office@stmatthews.cambs.sch.uk
St Matthew’s Primary School, 19 Norfolk Street, Cambridge CB1 2LD, tel: 01223 568838

The closing date for applications is 9.00 a.m. on Monday 8th January 2024.  Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

For further details, please see the HLTA Applicant Letter in the application pack.  The documents in the pack can all be downloaded below.