Primary Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), Leeds

Closing date:

The Stephen Longfellow AcademyLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SO1 £25,951-£27,668 pro rata (Actual starting salary: £22,291)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Primary Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) 

Location: The Stephen Longfellow Academy, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0LZ

Start:   ASAP

Salary:  SO1 £25,951-£27,668 pro rata. (Term Time Only +5 day)

Hours of work: 37 hours weekly 

Actual starting salary: £22,291

The post is subject to the successful applicant completing a 6 month probationary period.

We are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to plan, deliver and evaluate sessions with individual children and small groups. The successful candidate will be a dedicated, talented and energetic individual with the ability to support the learning of pupils.

The successful candidate will support primary pupils with weak numeracy or literacy skills and lead on planning and delivering programs that enable pupils to make better than expected progress within these areas. They will play a pivotal role in developing new approaches to supporting young people both within and outside the classroom.  Training will be provided and opportunities for further professional development will be made available. 

The ability to work independently and with initiative is essential, as are the skills required to be a successful team player in a fast-paced environment. A positive outlook, and the ability to work under pressure with an appreciation of confidentiality is very important. 

An application pack is available to download at, or by email to 

CV’s not accepted

For further information about The Stephen Longfellow Academy visit the website

Closing Date:  Monday 11 December 2017 

Interview Dates: Thursday 14 December 2017

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about The Stephen Longfellow Academy
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 16 years
Address: C/o Bruntcliffe Academy, Bruntcliffe Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 468 5999

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is named in honour of a colleague who worked across many schools in the Leeds city region and established an outstanding reputation as a man who cared deeply about the most vulnerable and most challenging pupils in our ...