Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary £110 - £120 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Location: Lewisham, South East London
Hourly rate: £110 - £130 per day
Contract: Permanent, 35 hours a week, Term Time Only - 8.30am until 3.30pm

We are currently seeking a Higher Level Teaching Assistant for an Oustanding Primary school based in Lewisham.

The Role:
As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, you will support the young people with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

Key duties:

  • Take responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils according to the school's policies, including safeguarding and PREVENT
  • Under the guidance of a teacher, implement learning activities and experiences, appropriate to the class group, by supporting the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning
  • Establish a positive relationship with pupils in order to support them in feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn.
  • Work with the children and support their learning, providing further explanation where needed, and work towards
  • Under the guidance of the Teacher, help collate evidence and information that supports pupils' attainment and progress.
  • Participate in the evaluation of learning activities.
  • Provide meaningful feedback on pupil attainment and progress.
  • Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing, recording and reporting pupils' progress according to the school's policies in order to monitor and foster pupils' progress in all areas of learning.


  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or higher
  • GCSE pass above C (or 4 in the new GCSE system) in English and Maths

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with SEN, SLD/PMLD, ADHD and ASD
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures
  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge.
  • Experience working within education is advantageous
  • Experience of working within a multi-cultural, inclusive setting

Please contact Carly Walters at Remedy Education today for more information!