Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Level 4: Science Department

Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Level 4: Science Department
Level 4; 36 hours per week (negotiable), term time only
Permanent post to start as soon as possible
Grade F, SCP 17 £20,505 – SCP 22 £22,640 (actual salary)
(Full time equivalent: £24,491 - £27,041 per annum)
Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 8th November 2021


We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable HLTA to support pupils within the highly effective and collaborative Science team at Hyde High School.

The post-holder will take a key role in supporting the Science Department to address the needs of pupils and to overcome barriers to learning and raise standards of achievement.  Responsibilities will include in-class support as well as planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals, groups or classes.  Assessment and reporting relating to these activities are other key aspects of the role.

This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for science wanting to explore career opportunities within the world of Education.  Hyde High School is a vibrant, busy and supportive working environment where all staff and pupils are valued and encouraged to contribute.  This role offers professional challenge and reward in equal measure and requires proactive and enthusiastic promotion of a positive work ethic and team spirit.



5+ A*-C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) including English and maths essential.

Relevant science qualifications essential, please see person specification.


Application Process

Please include within your application a supporting statement explaining how your experience and qualifications meet the person specification for this role.

Please note – CVs are NOT accepted.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 8th November 2021

Applications forms must be emailed to [email protected]


For more information please click on the links below for the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form.

Job Description: HLTA (Science)

Person Specification: HLTA (science)

Application Form

Hyde High School is committed to safeguarding and equal rights and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

It is an offence to apply for the role if a person is barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

For more information please see:

Tameside Council policy on the employment of ex-offenders




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