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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Cordwalles Junior SchoolSurrey

Cordwalles Junior School is looking for an outstanding HLTA to join their committed team of teaching professionals.


Your Opportunity


We are looking to appoint a Higher Level Learning Assistant who will play a key role delivering high quality teaching and learning across KS2. The successful candidate's role will include:


covering classes whilst teachers have PPA time, or are absent,

playground duties

small intervention group work

some 1:1 assistance with SEN children

supporting in class alongside a class teacher

About Cordwalles Junior School


Led by an executive leadership team, Cordwalles offers an exceptional provision for children between 7–11 years. The executive team work across three schools locally and see themselves as a family of schools in the community, striving to be the best that we can for the children and families in our community, knowing that together, we are stronger. Our core purpose each day is to secure the highest standards of education for our pupils and to ensure that they receive the preparation they need for their futures.


Relationships between our staff and pupils at Cordwalles are excellent, characterised by mutual respect and high expectations of every one in our community. Our ethos is underpinned by strong values: RESPECT – ENDEAVOUR - SUCCEED. The school offers a vibrant, rich curriculum for all, regardless of need and background, and we work hard to meet the needs of each pupil. We are proud that Ofsted recognised that all our schools are ‘Good’. We pride ourselves on knowing each child and each family well in order to personalise provision and build positive relationships.


We work closely with the Trust within the Teaching School, supporting Teacher Training, School-to-School support with SLE and LLE brokering and leading CPD across schools. We benefit from sharing outstanding resources, CPD and practise across a wide range of GLF schools. 


What we are looking for


The successful applicant will;


have excellent communication skills

be highly ambitious for the children and want to support them in their learning

be able to develop positive relationships with the pupils which motivate them to learn

hold a HLTA qualification

have knowledge and experience of working with children which Special Educational Needs

ideally be someone who is interested in developing their career in Education

Why work at Cordwalles Junior School 


We offer 


the opportunity to join a small and friendly team where you can make a real difference to our children. 

a varied and interesting role where your contribution will be highly valued. 

supportive colleagues and senior leaders.

an opportunity to be involved in the development and progression of the school and wider community

recognition of previous school continuous service.

 Thrive in a Career at GLF


GLF Schools is a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:


Continuous Professional Development

Work life and family friendly policies

Flexible Working

Staff Wellbeing

Career Pathways and Talent Management

Staff Benefits

Community and Collaboration

Valued worker scheme 

The Details


Start Date: As soon as possible


Salary: £22,500 - £31,000


Pro Rata: £18,012 - £24,817


Hours of work: 33.5 per week Term Time plus INSETS 39 weeks per year


Working Routine: Monday - Friday  8:30am - 3:30pm plus Thursday 3:30pm -4:30pm


Closing date for applications: 14th January 2021


Interview date: W/C 17th January 2021

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