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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Newham
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2018
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11050345
  • Branch: London Primary Central East
  • Consultant: Aaron Clark
  • Call: 020 3219 7735
Job description
Higher Level Teaching Assistant Newham

Protocol are currently looking for a number of HLTA's in the Newham area to work in a variety of different primary schools on both short-term and long-term assignments.

As a HLTA you will cover classes (without the presence of a teacher), as cover for PPA time or in the event of other absence. They will also teach individuals, groups and whole classes either on their own or in the presence of a teacher and/or other teaching assistant. They will line manage support staff and lead a curriculum area with support.

The ideal candidate will;

•Has a good understanding of the curriculum for pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex needs;
•Understands the different communication methods of pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex needs (Makaton, PECS, AAC, etc)
•Understands that behaviour can be a form of communication for pupils and embraces a positive behaviour management philosophy
•Is able to lead high quality lessons through planning which is provided;
•Is able to lead teaching assistants within the class to promote optimal learning and progress for the pupils;
•Is able to liaise effectively with teachers, teaching assistants and other staff about the learning and progress of pupils;
•A team player who will promote harmonious professional working
•Has a passion for their job and special educational needs
•Is flexible, well organised, proactive, and receptive to our mentoring-coaching ethos
•Lives locally to Newham
•Has a full DBS check on the update service

For the strongest candidates, these positions often go full-time.
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