Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Astrea Academy Sheffield

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Salary Not Specified

Astrea Academy Sheffield, Woodside, Sheffield

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 04ee0aad22d9431bba1568dfb0f071b3

Full Job Description

Astrea Academy Sheffield - Primary have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HLTA to join their team!

In this role you will:

  • Work collaboratively with SENDco, teaching staff and teaching assistants to plan, deliver and review a bespoke curriculum for a range of pupils across the Primary phase.

  • Provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for SEND pupils, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing, leading groups, and to encourage pupils to become independent leaners.

  • Provide support for pupil welfare, and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.


  • About us:

    Astrea Academy Sheffield is a special place. Everything we do is for our children and our community, in order to provide them with a life of choice and opportunity. Our work starts and ends with a universal belief in high standards and expectations for every child, no matter what barriers they face. Underpinning our vision is a commitment that knowledge and scholarship will be celebrated, we want our children to become resilient in the face of challenge and we commit to providing all Astrea children with rich opportunities and to supporting them every step of the way.

    Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are also passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide these unique roles by providing a huge opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the entire organisation.

    We want to continue to fill our school with great staff who believe that EVERY child can achieve.

    In return, we can offer you:
  • An opportunity to be part of a school with a drive to be at the cutting edge of practice

  • A commitment to your own professional development, regardless of your stage of career

  • A supportive team of staff and SLT and opportunities to work together to improve practice and outcomes for children

  • A positive culture where everyone is valued and respected

  • A commitment to your wellbeing and work-life balance: a compassionate approach to leave of absence, free access to our health and mental wellbeing app 'Wisdom', regular, staff social events

  • Amazing children who love learning and are increasingly eager to achieve

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and our Employee Assistant Programme.


  • Interested in applying?

    Please see the attached Applicant Brief for more information, and don't hesitate to get in touch to arrange a visit to the school or to find out more - paula.wood@astreasheffield.org

    Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks.

    We reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates during the application window should suitable applicants be identified.

    Astrea Academy Sheffield is a special place. Everything we do is for our children and our community, in order to provide them with a life of choice and opportunity. Our work starts and ends with a universal belief in high standards and expectations for every child, no matter what barriers they face. Underpinning our vision is a commitment that knowledge and scholarship will be celebrated, we want our children to become resilient in the face of challenge and we commit to providing all Astrea children with rich opportunities and to supporting them every step of the way.

    Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are also passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide these unique roles by providing a huge opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the entire organisation.

    We want to continue to fill our school with great staff who believe that EVERY child can achieve.

    In return, we can offer you:
  • An opportunity to be part of a school with a drive to be at the cutting edge of practice

  • A commitment to your own professional development, regardless of your stage of career

  • A supportive team of staff and SLT and opportunities to work together to improve practice and outcomes for children

  • A positive culture where everyone is valued and respected

  • A commitment to your wellbeing and work-life balance: a compassionate approach to leave of absence, free access to our health and mental wellbeing app 'Wisdom', regular, staff social events

  • Amazing children who love learning and are increasingly eager to achieve

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and our Employee Assistant Programme.