Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

  • Job Reference: 1382877552-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Are you a passionate and dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant looking for a new opportunity?

Tradewind is looking for an enthusiastic HLTA to support our lovely partner primary school in Bolton.

Contract Type: Full-time, September 2024, and you will be required to complete the academic year

Pay Rate: 100 - 120 per day, subject to experience

This two-form entry school has been rated 'Good' Ofsted.

This role is ideal for Early Career Teachers (ECTs) looking to develop experience across KS1 and KS2, and hone skills in behaviour management, planning and lesson delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist teachers in delivering engaging and effective lessons from EYFS to Year 6
  • Help maintain a positive learning environment by managing student behaviour and ensuring classroom rules are followed.
  • Lead small group interventions to support student learning
  • Contribute to lesson planning and preparation
  • Support the social and emotional development of students
  • Adapt to various classroom settings and across year groups as needed
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress, and attainment of pupils


To be considered for this role, you should have:

  • Relevant Level 4 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
  • Excellent communication, organisational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong curriculum knowledge and flexibility to support across classrooms
  • Passion for working with children and enhancing their educational experience
  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK


  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • Opportunities for professional development and training: By joining Tradewind, you will gain access to over 2,500 FREE certified CPD courses with The National College
  • Generous referral scheme: earn rewards for recommending friends!
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful difference in students' lives

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