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New Vacancy

17 April 2024 (by Lisa Slight (lslight))

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to start in September 2024

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (REF: HLTA24)

Pay Band 6 £26,073 - £29,777

(£18,335.12 - £20,939.85 Pro Rata)

30 hours per week, term time only

8.30pm to 3.30pm (Monday to Friday)

Start Date: September 2024

Do you want to be part of our team; working with like-minded colleagues whose core belief is that all children are entitled to an excellent education and are at the heart of everything that we do? The successful candidate will be caring and enthusiastic and will have a genuine commitment to supporting the academic progress of pupils aged 11-16.  

The candidate will be part of the Learning Support Department.

You will need to hold a relevant Level 2 or higher childcare qualification, have good communication skills and excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, Grade C or above). Good ICT skills would also be desirable and at least two years’ experience working with children, preferably within an education setting.  The role is term time only.

Applications should be returned FAO: Headteacher, St Edmund’s

Catholic School, Arundel Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1RX quoting the reference “HLTA24” or electronically to recruitment@saintedmunds.org.uk

Please download the application pack from our school website:


In line with Safer Recruitment guidance we DO NOT accept CV’s.

An enhanced DBS will be required prior to the start of employment.