• Subject: Teaching Assistant
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Pembroke Dock Community School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Pembroke Dock Community School

Pembrokeshire County Council
Job Description

Grade 6 - £24,054 for 32.5 hours per week term time only for 45.8 weeks per annum equating to £18,559.38 pro rata rising to 46.8 weeks, £21,165.08 pro rata per annum after 5 years' service.

The governing body wish to appoint a skilled and highly motivated HLTA to work with our pupils at Pembroke Dock Community School. They would need to have the flexibility to work across all areas of the school which could range from PPA cover, small group work and working with our ALN pupils.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be passionate for children's learning and lead by example
  • Have high expectations of pupils
  • Show a dedication to promoting equity and an inclusive ethos to secure the highest possible standards for all pupils
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, flexibility and energy
  • Be resilient and reliable
  • Enjoy the challenges and successes that school life brings
  • Have the ability to line manage other staff
  • Hold a relevant Level 3 qualification
We can offer you:

  • A warm, nurturing school community underpinned by a strong family ethos
  • The support of a hardworking, committed team of staff and governors
  • Happy children who are keen to learn
  • A well-resourced learning environment.
  • An asymmetric working week with dedicated professional development time, as well as wellbeing time to support staff work life balance

This position is for 32 hours 30 minutes per week, term time only. If you wish to visit the school during the application process or require any additional information, please contact the school on 01646 684872.

You will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) for this post.


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Support & Additional Info
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  • Local Government Employees on National Joint Council (NJC) terms are subject to national pay bargaining; all salaries currently stated in our adverts are as 01/04/2022. The 2023 pay award is pending.
  • Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are desirable. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.