High Level Teaching Assistant. Job in Oldham Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1234836463-2
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Prospero Teaching
  • Location: Oldham, Lancashire
  • Salary: £85.00 to £95.00 Per Day
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Prospero Teaching are currently recruiting for a High Level Teaching Assistant looking to find their next role, and work in a Primary School setting in an OFSTED graded 'GOOD' school in Oldham.

A successful applicant will have a Level 4 HLTA Teaching Assistant qualification or higher/equivalent and will have at least 6 weeks of experience working with children (or have done a placement in a Primary School setting). You will be expected to cover class in the absence of a teacher, small group and large group interventions. Safeguarding training is preferred but not required as some training is provided.

Prospero Teaching provide staff to schools, colleges and nurseries across the Oldham and Tameside areas, including SEN schools. We are currently looking to fill a High Level Teaching Assistant role in Oldham. The strongest applicant will have confidence in leading a group of children in absence of their teacher, reading and writing sessions and will have good behavioural management skills.


  • Location - Chadderton, Oldham
  • Position - High Level Teaching Assistant
  • Type of work - Long Term
  • Start date - ASAP.
  • Duration / Likely Duration - 1 Academic Year
  • End date (if applicable) - End of the academic year
  • Contract type - Temporary to Permanent
  • Full time/part time - Full time
  • Minimum rate of pay - Minimum rate £85 per day
  • Hours - 8:30 am - 3.30pm


  • Teaching Assistant qualification or higher/equivalent.
  • Previous experience working in a UK school.
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year (desirable however not essential as some training is provided).


  • Hold Right to Work in the UK.
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application.
  • Provide two professional child related references.


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up-to-date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management.
  • In-house Training and Development Team

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