Tyndale Community School

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Job description

This role involves working closely with the Assistant Headteacher in KS2. There is likely to be moments of covering other classes within KS2 but will mainly be based in Years 5 and 6.

The role is perfect for someone who is aiming to become a teacher in the near future or is just looking for the next step in their career.



Job details

Job title: Higher level teaching assistant (HLTA) with some classroom cover responsibilities

Salary: Starting actual salary on OCC Grade 8 of £26,411

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (8AM-4PM). 39 weeks including INSET days

Contract type: Term time only

Reporting to: Assistant Headteacher for KS2

Start date: 3rd June 2024 or soon after

Application deadline: 23rd April 2024


Main purpose

The HLTA will:

  • Work with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
  • Give support to pupils in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning, and experience a sense of achievement
  • Cover/lead the class in the absence of the class teacher and to release the teacher for leadership time.


Please read the Job Description below for more information about the role and person specifications. To apply for the role, please download and complete the ODST Application Form and submit to hr@tyndalecommunityschool.co.uk or email for more information.

higher level teaching assistant hlta with some classroom cover responsibilities for ks2 mar24.pdf