Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Grade F (£15,807 to £20,138 p.a. pro rata)

Permanent Variable Hours (initially 25 - 30 hpw), Monday – Friday

Start date: September 2017


Robartes ACE Academy, part of ACE Multi Academy Trust, is a friendly, hardworking primary school in Bodmin, Cornwall with currently 232 on roll.


We require an enthusiastic and committed Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team. This will be a permanent, variable hours contract. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the life of Robartes.   We are proud of our pupils’ achievements and we are looking for people who are able to help us continue to move our school forward. If you would like to be part of a team that always puts children first, we would like to hear from you.


The HLTA will complement the work of the teachers, by taking responsibility for the delivery of agreed curriculum areas in order to allow class teachers to access their PPA time and be released for leadership responsibilities. These roles involve the planning, preparation and delivery of lessons to whole classes where the teachers are not present.


The successful candidate will be expected to meet H.L.T.A. national standards or hold equivalent skills, expertise or experience. Excellent numeracy/literacy skills equivalent to N.V.Q. level 2 in English and Maths, and I.T. skills sufficient to advance pupils' learning are essential for these positions.


This HLTA role is only suitable for experienced practitioners. The role is multi-faceted with it partly involving the delivery of the school’s Read, Write Inc. scheme, planning and delivering PPA throughout Key Stage 1/2. These specific duties are in addition to the normal teaching assistant role in a school. The successful applicant will be experienced in dealing with challenging behaviour.


At least 2 years’ experience of working within a Primary school class is essential.


We offer

  • a hard-working school committed to providing the best education opportunities
  • delightful, lively and engaged children
  • a supportive and friendly environment
  • dedicated and skilled staff


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed – please call the school office on 01208 261221.


To find out more about this exciting opportunity please download the application form and information pack and return the completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by e-mail or post to the school office by the closing date.


Robartes ACE Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we implement the safer recruitment process. The successful applicant will be expected to undergo checks including enhanced DBS check. This post is subject to satisfactory references.


Closing date:          Friday 7th July 2017

Interview Date:      Thursday 13th July 2017


Robartes ACE Academy

Part of Atlantic Centre of Excellence Multi Academy Trust

23 Barn Lane


(01208) 261221

e-mail: swickett@robartesaceacademy.co.uk

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