The Edward Betham C of E Primary School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant Post

The Edward Betham CofE Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our high-achieving two-form entry school in Autumn 2022.

Graded as a ‘good’ school by Ofsted in 2018, the school enjoys an excellent reputation and parents/carers are very positive about the education of their children and highly supportive of the school.

We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to excellent provision for all our children. This role is particularly suitable for graduates who are aspiring teachers, looking to develop with skills and understanding of teaching. There may be opportunities to undertake in-school teacher training in subsequent years.

Personal attributes

To join us on our learning journey you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to contribute to planning, preparation and delivery of agreed work and support programmes to individuals, groups or classes
  • Ability to insist on high standards of behaviour and academic outcome, enabling all pupils to flourish
  • Ability to carry out timetabled PPA and absence cover for class teachers
  • Enthusiasm for collaborative team-work and school improvement initiatives
  • A willingness to support the school’s Christian ethos

Salary & Benefits

We offer you:

  • Confident, courteous and highly-motivated pupils
  • Professional, dedicated staff  who offer great support
  • Aspirational leadership enabling meaningful professional development
  • A pro-active and encouraging Governing Board and parent/carer community
  • A rigorous, rich curriculum with an emphasis on creativity and issues of social and environmental justice

 Salary: £23,705 to £24,456 (actual salary)


The Edward Betham C of E Primary School
Oldfield Lane South

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Closing Date: Application Forms to be submitted to the school by 12:00pm on Monday 22nd August.

Interview Date: Wednesday 7th September.

One year contract in the first instance.

Equal opportunities

The school is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity. We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. You will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be found at:

 Visiting the school

Applicants are invited to arrange a meeting with a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Headteacher:  Miss Caroline Chamberlain  BA (Hons)   PGCE   PGCSEN   CofEPQH