Website 4myschools

HLTA – Clacton – Essex

  • Job Title: HLTA – Clacton – Essex
    • Experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) – EYFS to Year 6
  • Location: Clacton. Split week working at two schools
  • Start date: September 2024
  • Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time
  • Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Job Description: 4myschools are recruiting for an experienced HLTA to join an esteemed educational trust, specifically working at two primary schools in Clacton-on-Sea. The schools are committed to providing exceptional learning experiences for their pupils, and foster a nurturing and inclusive environment where students and staff alike can thrive.

We are in search of an experienced HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant) to work with two schools from September 2024. You will spend your time split between the two schools, providing class teacher cover and intervention work across ALL year groups from Reception to Year 6. As the successful candidate, you will play a pivotal role in supporting teaching and learning across the schools, contributing to the development and success of our students. You will need to be confident in delivering the planned activities to all ages from 4-11 years old and managing the behaviour and expectations of the classes you are leading.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with teachers to deliver the planned lessons in an engaging way across EYFS to Year 6, adapting activities to suit the needs of individual students.
  • Lead small group activities and provide targeted intervention to support student progress and achievement.
  • Assist in the assessment and monitoring of student progress, providing feedback to teachers and participating in pupil progress meetings.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents, promoting a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and behaviour, ensuring confidentiality and professionalism at all times.


  • Proven experience working as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) or similar role within a primary school setting.
  • Sound understanding of the primary curriculum and effective teaching methodologies across EYFS to Year 6.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate students of varying abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multiple sites, managing time and resources efficiently.
  • A proactive and flexible approach to supporting student learning, with a genuine passion for education and inclusivity.


  • Opportunity to work within two supportive and collaborative school environments, contributing to the success of students across multiple sites.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • The ongoing support of 4myschools, experts in Education Recruitment with over 270 5* reviews on Google

About Us:

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.

4myschools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks.

How to Apply: If you possess the requisite experience as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) and are dedicated to supporting student learning across EYFS to Year 6, we encourage you to apply! Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in the position.

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