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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mountfields Lodge School
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Part Time
Grade 8, Pts 15 to 18 (£8,434 to £9,184)
Start Date
27th August 2024
16th May 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
27th August 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1416180

Tenure: Permanent

Contracted Hrs: 13.75 hours per week

Working Wks: 39 Weeks (Term time only plus inset days)

Grade: Grade 8, Pts 15 to 18

Salary: £8,434 to £9,184

Start Date: 27th August 2024

Are you looking to build a career that gives you a genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment?

Would you like to work within a supportive team and have a positive impact on the young people we support?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join Mountfields Lodge School as a HLTA on a permanent basis. The school has recently transitioned from a Single Academy Trust to a Multi Academy Trust (Bradgate Education Partnership). This is an exciting opportunity to work in a forward-thinking community school. We are heavily focused on trying to ensure that work life balance for all staff is manageable, and are committed to prioritising staff well-being.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated, well-motivated and enthusiastic individual who is committed to delivering engaging learning activities to whole classes of EYFS and KS1 in the absence of the classroom teacher. This role will also include covering, classes for PPA, Senior Leadership release time and on occasion unplanned absences.

This role is perfect for someone who is already experienced as a HLTA who has the confidence and experience to leas whole class sessions or an ECT looking to widen their experience within the classroom. The successful candidate must have HLTA/ QTS experience and have Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English.

This post is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career, or for someone who is experienced looking for a new opportunity.

The ideal candidate will:

• HLTA status (or QTS)

• Experience of supporting, planning, evaluation and delivery of learning activities in an educational setting

• The ability to take direction from the Class Teacher to ensure all tasks and learning is undertaken

• The ability to manage pupil behaviour within and outside of the classroom

• Someone who can make positive relationships so the children feel safe and supported

In return we offer:

• Opportunity to work within a supportive team

• Opportunities for career development with access to apprenticeship and training schemes

• Generous annual leave entitlements

• Access to the generous Local Government Pension Scheme (24% contribution by the employer)

• Employee Support Service (counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)

• Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme

• Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination


If you would like to discuss this post or arrange a visit to the school please contact the Head Teacher, Iona Mock, prior to applying

To apply for this position:

1. Visit our careers website

2. Apply using the online application form

3. Submit a supporting statement outlining the reasons why you are applying and your suitability for the position

Application Closing Date 9am, Thursday 16th May 2024

Provisional Interview Date: Monday 20th May 2024

We look forward to receiving your application!


Mountfields Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment.

As part of the shortlisting process, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search as part of our due diligence. Appointment to this post will also be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.


Safeguarding Statement:

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a DBS clearance
Mountfields Lodge School

Mountfields Lodge School