Higher Level Teaching Assistant. Job in Launceston Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1312373731-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Vision for Education - Cornwall
  • Location: Launceston, Cornwall
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Location: Launceston

Start Date: ASAP

We are currently working with several schools across the Launceston area that are looking for Higher Level Teaching Assistants!

About the role

As a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for leading lessons in the absence of the class teacher. The lesson will always be planned, and this will be provided in advance. It is your role as the Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to facilitate learning, manage classroom behaviour, record accurate registers, and provide a handover to the absent teacher.

Successful Higher Level Teaching Assistants are adaptable, flexible, motivated, confident and organised, they have a passion for education and supporting young people.

About the school

We are proud to support a wide range of Primary schools throughout Cornwall. Successful Higher Level Teaching Assistant will be expertly supported by a dedicated team of consultants.


To be considered for the role of Higher-Level Teaching Assistant you will:

  • Experience of working with primary school aged children

  • Have a willingness to learn

  • Be passionate about education and providing the highest possible level of support to young people

  • Be a natural leader and someone with the confidence to lead a lesson in the absence of the class teacher

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).

  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.

  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability, or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call

Alicia Conway on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)