Meadhurst Primary School

Job reference: MPS-SUP-003673

Location: Meadhurst Primary School

Closing date: 13/03/2019

Vacancy start date: Not specified

Salary: £15,318 - £17,982pa pro rata (£21,563 - £25,313FTE)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Support

Hours per week: 30 hours/39 weeks per year

Meadhurst Primary School has an exciting opportunity for a Higher Level Teacher Assistant. The post holder will contribute to the students' learning activities and be responsible for identified Learning Support Assistants within the Inclusion Team. This role is fixed-term until 25 July 2019 in the first instance.

HLTA status is essential and must have been obtained under the national TTA scheme for HLTA assessment (in order to gain HLTA status it is essential that the candidates have a qualification in English/Literacy or Maths/Numeracy at NVQ Level 2 or equivalent within the National Qualifications framework).

Higher Level Teaching Assistants will have undertaken a range of professional development activities in aspects of learning support and are likely to hold teaching assistant qualifications at NVQ Levels 3 or 4 of the National Qualifications framework.

The ability to work effectively and deliver learning activities to individual students, small groups and whole classes is a must, together with an understanding of the school curriculum, age related expectations and testing/examination framework.

We are proud to announce that Meadhurst Primary School has joined The Howard Primary Trust effective from 1 December 2018. Meadhurst Primary School is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. We are developing excellent primary pedagogy and practice together with a dynamic and engaging curriculum. We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team. 

Meadhurst Primary School is a friendly school, based in Ashford Common Middlesex, and prides itself on offering a caring nurturing, inclusive provision where children can make progress, achieve well and develop their own unique skills and talents.  Meadhurst is a three form entry primary school and also provides access and support for pupils with a full range of Special Educational Needs that one would expect to find in an inclusive mainstream primary school, with a designated Speech, Language and Communication Centre which caters for up 20 pupils.

THPT can offer: 

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes, and much more.

For more information on Meadhurst Primary School, what we can offer and how to apply, please visit https://www.meadhurst.org/ or call the recruitment team on 01372 455796.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. 

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged. 

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 
The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The closing date for this job has now passed.