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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Jennett's Park Church of England Primary School
£18,117 - £21,963
Jennett's Park CE Primary School, Tawny Owl Square, Bracknell
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week. Term time only + 5 INSET Days.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/11/2020 at 12:00 PM
Jennett's Park Church of England Primary School

Come join our team where staff satisfaction is high and the team truly supportive. We are described as allowing others to shine brightly in their roles.

We are currently looking to appoint a qualified higher-level teaching assistant to complement the
professional work of our first-class teaching team.   This is a full time, two year contract with willingness to extend for right candidate.  You will be working across EYFS, KS1 and KS2.

We are looking for an individual with proven teaching skills as you will be required to take responsibility for designated learning tasks, in addition to supporting teacher led activities. This is likely to involve taking a lead responsibility for the delivery of defined learning activities.

Shortlisted candidates will also be able to demonstrate at interview their ability to support emotional health for children.

The school recognises the positive impact an effective higher-level teaching assistant can have in boosting pupils’ performance. You will need to be a committed, child-centred individual as well as organised, proactive, and good-humoured.

We warmly welcome you to visit our website to access the virtual tour to view our school.  https://www.jennettspark.bracknell-forest.sch.uk/school-tour/

Jennett’s Park CE Primary School (Voluntary Aided)
3 Tawny Owl Square, Jennett’s Park, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8EB
Tel: 01344 301269

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please complete the attached application form and return to the School Business Manager at secretary@jennetts.bonitas.org.uk  or contact the school for further details

Please note employment is with Bonitas Trust and not Bracknell Forest Council

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest.

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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