• Location: Swansea,
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  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 03 June, 2024 12:00 AM
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Penclawdd Primary School: HLTA/ PPA Cover

Penclawdd Primary School: HLTA/ PPA Cover

Swansea Council
Applications are invited for the permanent position a HLTA/ Cover Supervisor to commence September 2024. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and skilled HLTA who:
  • Can initially support teaching and learning across the Primary age range for 27.5 hours per week;
  • Is committed to high expectations of progress and behaviour;
  • Is able to cover PPA sessions and to provide short term cover in classes throughout the school (e.g. leadership and management time and staff absence);
  • Has an understanding of the changes to the Curriculum for Wales
  • Has a flexible and supportive approach to changing demands;
  • Has the ability to maintain a smile even when things get tough!

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure and satisfactory references.

Please complete an application form and brief supporting letter outlining your experience, strengths and interests with reference to the above post. Completed Application Forms should be returned to the school by hand, post or email to

Closing date for applications will be Monday 3rd June 2024 at 1pm

Shortlisting: Week commencing 5th June 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 10th June 2024

Please visit our website at for further information about the school.

Safeguarding: The Authority in line with the Corporate Safeguarding Policy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Authority expects all staff to undertake and keep up to date with mandatory safeguarding training for the both the protection of children and adults.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS):

This post requires the postholder to have the level of DBS disclosure as indicated below:
Standard DBS Disclosure Application Enhanced DBS Disclosure Application No DBS Disclosure Application

Application form - school-based support staff (Word doc) [134KB]

Penclawdd Primary School - HLTA PPA Cover (job description) (PDF) [83KB]