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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our school. We comply with the legislative requirements and guidance that seeks to protect children from harm, including Keeping Children Safe in Education. In order to meet this responsibility we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Part of this process may be undertaking social media searches. 

HLTA – Part-time - Required As soon as possible




Glade Primary School is seeking to appoint a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to join our team. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated HLTA to cover PPA across our year groups.

We can offer:

  • Be effective at developing caring and positive relationships with pupils and have the presence to manage all classes in the school.

  • Work collaboratively with teaching staff, assist in the planning cycle and help prepare of resources. Your own PPA time will be given to you.

  • Be dedicated to providing meaningful and effective cover and to removing barriers to learning for pupils.

  • Have high expectations of themselves and pupils with a positive, can do and proactive nature.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Specialist in Computing Curriculum PPA cover

  • You will possess strong numeracy and literacy skills along with good organisational, ICT, team work and communication skills.

  • Be committed to high standards and expectations of all pupils

  • Be open to feedback with the desire to develop professionally

  • Need to be skilled in inspiring and motivating children to reach their full potential

  • Provide inclusive and engaging learning opportunities for all pupils


If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the pupils who attend Glade Primary School and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.


If you would like an application pack or want to discuss the role please contact Noreen Ali on 020 8708 0200 or email


Location:                     Clayhall, Redbridge

Start date:                   As soon as possible

Deadline:                     Monday 24th June 2024 at midday

Salary:                        LBR5 £30,033 FTE (actual salary is term time only)

Interview Date:           Tuesday 1st July 2024

Hours:                         18 hours per week, 8.30am to 3.30pm – 1-hour lunch (term-time only). Days to be agreed


Glade Primary is committed to safeguarding children; All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children. 

We want our school to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce.  A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiversity communities to make a real difference to our community so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

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