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Higher Level Teaching Assistant
South Shields
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£350 to £450 per week
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13 May 2022
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Vision for Education is looking to appoint a full-time Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our successful supply team and work in a local primary school in the South Tyneside area.

About the role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative primary school team across both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, the Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) will focus on delivering whole class support to multiple year groups, the successful Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) will also be expected to cover class PPA and staff absence when and where needed, therefore the Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) will need to be confident teaching in multiple years. Full time hours will include working 08:30 – 15:30 Monday to Friday.

About the school

This average sized primary school is looking for a committed and successful Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join their motivated team. This is a school where all members of staff receive regular and robust training on safeguarding, and it has been found that the pupils make rapid progress from their starting points.


To be considered for the role of Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will:
  • • Hold a minimum of a Level 4 qualification in Childcare.
  • • Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) environment
  • • Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.
  • • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.
  • • Be able to cover lessons when required
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£350 to £450 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience is experience in a school and ability to work in KS1 and Ks2.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Matthew Paul on 0191 267 4555 or email

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