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Higher Learning Teaching Assistant

West Drive, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7NA
Cuddington Croft Primary School
Part Time
FTE £22500 - £31000
13th January 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th January 2022 12:05 PM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1203294

Fantastic Part time Opportunity for HLTA

Cuddington Croft Primary School is looking to appoint a proactive, inspiring and highly motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our supportive school.

Your Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are Higher Level Teaching Assistants or Cover Supervisors. The role will require an Individual who is a dedicated and enthusiastic professional who will play a key role in delivering high quality teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will be working five afternoons per week and will be required to cover classes across the school to allow teachers to be released for PPA time/Leadership time.

The position will play an integral role in the behaviour, communication, social and emotional development of children and actively assist our teachers through delivering high quality lessons for our children.

You will be a valued member of our team - a team of dynamic and dedicated individuals, aspiring to improve the educational outcomes of children in our care.

About Cuddington Croft Primary School

Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school, located at Cheam, Surrey, with just under 500 children aged 3 - 11. Children at Cuddington Croft thrive in a caring and nurturing environment, are happy at school and enjoy learning. We promote lifelong learning through an enriched curriculum and are proud of our pupils’ exemplary behaviour and our SATs results. We are a learning community, where staff are of the highest calibre and parents are encouraged to be active in school life. As part of the GLF Academy with 40 schools across 5 regions, our staff have a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth.

What we are looking for

You will be:

  • An effective communicator
  • Experienced in teaching whole classes across Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2
  • Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the children that you are supporting
  • Experienced in regularly teaching a sequence of lessons to whole classes using a variety of teaching strategies
  • Able to promote high standards of behaviour and a good work ethos
  • Able to utilise a variety of teaching strategies to engage and support children in their learning
  • Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability when faced with a variety of different situations
  • Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Experienced in how to observe and assess progression and attainment in order to give feedback to staff

Why work at Cuddington Croft Primary School

We provide:

  • A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning
  • An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive team
  • A friendly and approachable team of enthusiastic colleagues
  • Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme
  • An exciting chance to assist in the educational progression of young children

The Details

Start date: ASAP

Salary: FTE £22,500 - £31,000

Pro Rata: £6,652 - £9,165

Hours of work: 12.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Closing date for applications: Thursday 20th January 12pm

Interview date: to be arranged individually, this may be virtual, depending on the latest guidance at the time of interview.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

Cuddington Croft Primary School

Cuddington Croft Primary School

Part of GLF