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Higher Level TA

Kings Heath Primary AcademyNorthamptonshire

Kings Heath Primary Academy is now recruiting for an HLTA . If you are an experienced Teaching Assistant, this role could be the ideal next step in your career.

About the role

This HLTA role is a unique opportunity for someone who has a deep rooted passion for the Arts.  This role will involve teaching Art and Music to pupils from Nursery to Year 6 to cover class teacher’s PPA in KHPA’s dedicated Creative Studio.  KHPA value the Arts and provide pupils with a high quality Arts curriculum and follows the model of the specialist subject teaching commonly found in secondary schools.  We are open to interviewing people with a wide range of previous experience.

We are looking for a motivated, caring and supportive individual to join our pupil lead team at Kings Heath. The right candidate should be bright, bubbly and hard working. 

Salary & Benefits

NJC08 £20,493 FTE, 39 weeks per year, term time only

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

5 GCSE at C grade or above including Maths and English

Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.

Motivation to work with children and young people.

Good numeracy/literacy skills.

Experience of working with children or young people

Experience of working in an educational environment

Ability to engage with a wide range of students from different backgrounds

Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the Academy

Be able to work under pressure and prioritise your own workload

Be able to inspire, motivate and enthuse students throughout the academy

Ability to safely manage classroom activities and learning resources

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To complete our application form, please click here.  Please note we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.

​​​​​An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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