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Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Reception Class

Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Reception Class

  • Location

    Southwark, London

  • Sector:

    Primary Education

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  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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One of our lovely client schools nestled in the heart of Southwark, just a short walk from the closest station are looking for a new member of staff to join their already successful team. The school has been rated Ofsted outstanding and believe in nurturing every child's passion and igniting their enthusiasm for learning and life.

The school is looking for a positive, experienced HLTA/Cover Supervisor to join the team at the start ASAP!!


  • Assisting the lead adult with the teaching of phonics in small groups
  • Covering in Reception and Nursery classes during children's 'free flow' time i.e. no direct teaching required, but instead assuring pupil safety and well-being, and where possible undertaking observations/assessment
  • Assisting the class teacher by leading a year 3 maths group (planning provided by teacher) during the teachers once a week PPA time.
  • Signing books in and out on library systems during library slots (Training will be provided), as well as overseeing children's behaviour.Supervising and monitoring 2 or 3 other classes (usually year 3/4/5) for spelling lesson and/or art lesson (planning provided) without any marking obligations.
  • This role may be subject to change within some capacity as its monitored over time but in no circumstances will you be required as a HLTA/Cover Supervisor to take whole classes for core subjects.


  • Competitive wages (minimum of £80-£100 a day but vastly higher subject to your qualifications and experience)
  • Fantastic opportunities to climb the career ladder.
  • A dedicated and experienced consultant allocated to you
  • Excellent Refer-a-Friend scheme 'refer a friend' scheme that pays you £100 after they have worked and been paid for their first 10 days

Note that all applications will be asked to go through Vetting & Compliance process which includes applying for a DBS which is on the update service (if you haven't already) and providing two valid professional references.

If all of this is of interest to you and looks like the next big step in your career as an educational professional, please do not hesitate to apply through this website today.