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Laughton Junior & Infant School - HLTA (Permanent Contract)

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Laughton Junior & Infant School - HLTA (Permanent Contract)

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant
School: Laughton Junior & Infant School
Salary: Band G
Job Details: 30 hours per week

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 25th June 2024 at 9am
Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 25th June 2024
Interview Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2024
Start Date: September 2024

Join Our Team at Laughton Junior and Infant School. 

Laughton Junior and Infant School is seeking a caring and considerate Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our school.

About Us

Laughton Junior and Infant School is a warm and inclusive learning community committed to providing high-quality education for our children. Situated in a picturesque setting, our school is dedicated to fostering a supportive environment where every child can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Our values of Resilience, Respect and Reflect are embedded in all we do.

The Role:

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), you will play a pivotal role in supporting teaching and learning across the school.

You will provide PPA cover and other cover as required at whole class level, along with other opportunities to provide targeted support to children in smaller groups.

Key Responsibilities:

• Plan and deliver lessons, under the guidance of teaching staff and, in line with the school’s curriculum offer.
• Lead small group activities and interventions to support learning and personal development.
• Provide focused support for children with special educational needs or for those who have additional barriers to learning.
• Collaborate with colleagues to assess children’s progress and contribute to the development of individual education plans.

What we can offer:

• Opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative school.
• Continuous professional development and training opportunities.
• The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of the children in our school.

If you're ready to embark on an exciting new chapter in your career and help shape the future of our children, we want to hear from you!

Please contact the school if you would like to visit our school and to meet with Mrs C Hill, the Headteacher – either via phone on 01909 550477 or via the following email

Laughton Junior & Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and relevant safeguarding checks will be conducted in line with guidance and Keeping Children Safe in Education.

All school posts involve working with children and therefore the successful candidates will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

As an organisation assessing applicants’ suitability for positions which are included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order using criminal record checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Laughton Junior & Infant School complies fully with the code of practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. Laughton Junior & Infant School undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a criminal record check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.

Laughton Junior & Infant School is committed to the fair treatment of its staff and potential staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar a person from working in school. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of the offence(s).

If shortlisted, you will be asked to complete and return a Criminal Records Declaration Form prior to interview. At interview, or in a separate discussion, Laughton Junior & Infant School ensures that an open and measured discussion takes place on the subject of any offences or other matter that might be relevant to the position. Failure to reveal information that is directly relevant to the position sought could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment.

Failure to declare a relevant conviction, caution or pending police action, will disqualify the applicant from appointment or result in summary dismissal if the discrepancy comes to light later.

All applications should be made online via email and queries via telephone to directly to the school: 01909 550477. Please mark your application clearly with the vacancy reference and return all application forms to Mrs C Hill by email to:

Please follow the link to find details about our school:

Twitter: @LaughtonJandI

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