Primary Phase Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Batley Grammar School

Secondary Schools
Batley Grammar School
37 Hours/Week Term Time Only
S18 – S22
£15,760 - £18,177 (Actual Salary)

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Batley Grammar School.

Batley Grammar School is a “good school” (Ofsted Oct 2018) and we continue our school improvement journey to become an outstanding school. We aim to combine our traditional ethos and culture together with a modern approach to teaching and learning. Visitors regularly comment about the friendly atmosphere and calm, purposeful learning environment being quite palpable. “Staff are proud of their school ….”; “It is a place where pupils can indeed ‘believe, grow and succeed”; “Pupils are committed to learning, they are respectful in classrooms and they try their best”; “Your school is a calm place to be, and a happy place to learn”. (Ofsted October 2018) At Batley Grammar School we value staff who take a pride in their work and in the school and who are willing to contribute fully to the life of the school including its extra-curricular programme. We are part of the Batley Multi Academy Trust, whose sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to work within the Primary Phase of our school. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver curriculum interventions to groups of pupils and undertake PPA cover to whole classes across the Primary Phase. The Higher HLTA will work under the supervision of the Director of Primary Phase and the direction of each classroom teacher regarding all matters relating to the learning support of a designated pupil(s) or groups.

Applicants should have a good general education with GCSE equivalent in maths and English. Experience of working in this role would be desirable but not essential as training will be given.

The school offers:

  • A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;
  • A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;
  • Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;
  • A comprehensive induction programme;
  • Further opportunities as we develop within Batley Multi Academy Trust.

If you meet the criteria above then we would be thrilled to hear from you.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form and a Personal details and Equal
opportunities form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/, for consideration by our selection panel.

Interviews expected to take place no later than w/c 15th June 2020.

05 June 2020, 12:00 PM