Ref 181611
Grade Grade 7
Salary £13.44 an hour £27852 to £ 32020 
Salary FTE to be paid pro-rata
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 05/01/2023  to 21/07/2023 
Hours 7.5 per week
Closing Date 12 Noon 29/11/2022
Station Lane , Barton , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 5DY
Tel: 01772 862335
School website:
Roll: 114
St Mary & St Andrew's Catholic Primary School is a school we are proud of. We are a small school in a beautiful rural setting very well supported by families, friends, governors, staff, parish and community. It is a happy place to work, with wonderful children who are keen to learn and a fully committed staff team who fiercely promote the best outcomes for our children. 

The Governors are looking to appoint an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our school family, working with our wonderful teachers and happy children.

HLTA Position:

This role will be to fulfil PPA cover three afternoons a week in KS2 (Mon, Tue & Thu 1pm-3:30pm) This role could be combined with the TA2a Vacancy currently advertised.

Fixed Term Contract:  5 January 2023 – 21 July 2023

7.5hrs per week term time only 

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 1pm – 3:30pm

Salary: Grade 7 Scale point 19-25 £25,927- £32,020 (FTE to be paid pro-rata)

We are a successful, happy and welcoming school community with a positive and caring Catholic ethos. We are looking for someone with excellent people skills, who can nurture and support our children with their learning within the Catholic ethos of our school.

The successful candidate will be flexible and have the confidence to support learning of the National Curriculum across all year groups up to year 6, experience in upper KS2 would be beneficial.

Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications
  • Recognised and relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent.

  • Level 2 or equivalent qualification in English/Literacy and Mathematics/Numeracy

  • Desirable Qualifications
  • HLTA status

  • NVQ level 4 qualification or equivalent

  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of working with children

  • Experience of working in a classroom environment

  • Experience of supporting pupils with challenging behaviour

  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of Administrative work

  • Staff Management Experience
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    The Head Teacher. We welcome you to view the school by making an appointment with the school office on 01772 862335

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form, recruitment monitoring form and consent to obtain references attached and ensure that your application meets the specific needs of the job description and essential criteria on the person specification. Shortlisting will be based around this . Return your application to: The School Office via email to FAO Mrs Hayley Matthews

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.