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Higher Level Teaching Assistant & Teaching Assistant split role - Hillbourne Primary School

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Job Introduction

ROLE: Higher Level Teaching Assistant & Teaching Assistant split role

SCHOOL: Hillbourne Primary School

HOURS: 1 day HLTA (6 hours) & Teaching Assistant 3 mornings (12 hours)

SALARY: Grade F12-17 (£26,421-28,770) Actual Salary £3,582-£3,901 (pay award pending)

Grade D5-6 (£23,500-£23,893 Actual Salary £6,372-£6,479 (pay award pending) 

CLOSING DATE: Friday 31st May – 9am


rd June 2024

START DATE: September 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant & Teaching Assistant split role

to join our experienced team at Hillbourne Primary School, part of Hamwic Education Trust (HET).

The role will consist of 1 day a week in a Higher Level Teaching Assistant role covering the teaching and 

learning of the class and 3 mornings carrying out the role of Teaching Assistantsupporting the class teacher 

in the educational activities in the classroom.

HET is a large, fast-paced Trust with currently 35 academies across the South Coast. Linked to 6 communitybased partnerships, there are 32 primary academies, 2 secondary and 1 hospital school.

‘All about the Child’

At HET, we aim to put the child at the centre of everything we do. We believe that by doing this, it drives 

our ethos and values to do the best we can for our children.

‘What about Sam’

Sam is the name we have given to the notional Hamwic child. By asking ourselves ‘What about Sam?’ we 

ensure that we put our pupils at the heart of our decision making.


The role will involve:

• Covering the class teacher and leading the teaching the learning for 1 day a week in the absence 

of the class teacher

• Supporting the class teacher with educational activities in the classroom

• Undertaking activities with either individual or groups of children ensuring their safety and 

facilitating their physical, emotional and educational development

• Assisting teaching staff in the planning of the work programmes for individuals and groups of 



• Resilient, flexible and patient

• A Champion of Children

• Patient Positive and a Team Player

• Is firm but fair

• Has plenty of common sense and initiative.


• Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes

• In-house Teaching School

• An individual induction programme supported by a mentor 

• Networking groups for Teachers, Business Managers, Site Teams and IT staff

• Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme

• Generous holiday entitlement for staff working 52 weeks per year which increases with length of 


Updated June 23

• Free eye tests up to the value of £25 for users of VDU equipment and contribution up to the value 

of £60 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment (where 

all conditions are met)

• Opportunity to become a school workplace Health and Wellbeing representative, meeting with 

other schools on a termly basis and feeding into the Health and Wellbeing strategy

• Access to the Trust Health and Wellbeing pages

• Access to a staff benefits portal through Vivup

• Free confidential telephone and face to face counselling for staff and family members


Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the job description and complete the application 

form which can be found at or and return to Helen Davis


All schools with the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young 

people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful 

candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment 



The Hillary Partnership is part of an umbrella Trust called the Hamwic Education Trust. At the Hamwic

Education Trust we offer unique opportunities for those individuals that excel in education.

We aim to deliver an outstanding education to our pupils and to do so we must employ outstanding people.

We offer a training pathway for all employees including teachers, support staff and our middle and senior 


Our staff have opportunities to work on cross phase projects and to work in other schools within the Trust 

in order to gain invaluable experience and enhance their skills.

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