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Job Title: Qualified Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) – Maternity Cover

Location: Stratford,

Contract Type: Temporary (Maternity Cover)

This school is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our dedicated team on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave. Our school is located in the vibrant community of Stratford, known for its rich cultural heritage and excellent educational institutions.


  • Provide high-quality support to teachers in planning, preparation, and delivery of lessons.
  • Lead small group sessions and provide targeted intervention to support student progress.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Supervise and manage the classroom in the absence of the class teacher.
  • Assist in the assessment and recording of student progress.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other school staff to enhance the overall learning experience for students.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • HLTA qualification or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working as a HLTA or in a similar role within an educational setting.
  • Strong understanding of the national curriculum and assessment processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A commitment to promoting a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about education.
  • Adaptable and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Patient and understanding, with a focus on student welfare.
  • Proactive and solution-oriented approach to challenges.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV along with a covering letter outlining their relevant experience and reasons for applying for this role.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need an enhanced DBS check.

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