Christ's College is the new name, from 1 Sept 2019, of the school formerly known as Grindon Hall Christian School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Primary)

Application deadline: Monday 20 January 2019
Salary / benefits: £15,043 – £17,625 Pay per annum (0.82FTE) actual salary dependent upon experience (APT&C4-12, Full Time scale value £18,426 – £21,589)
Local Government Pension Scheme
Working times: 37.5 hours a week (5 x 7.5 hour days, 8.00am to 4.00pm). Term time (178 days) + 5 PD days. 30 minutes unpaid break/lunch.
Start date: Immediately, subject to successful candidate’s availability / notice period

We require an enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to work primarily with Year 6 students within our Primary school. The role will involve teaching some whole class groups during PPA time. The role will also involve the planning, delivering and assessment of group interventions.

The ability to engage students and to foster a love of learning is essential for this role. Experience of delivering numeracy and literacy programmes and interventions is also required.

Candidates will require energy, initiative, integrity and commitment to our vision and Christian ethos.

If you believe you have the vision and commitment to work in our school which seeks to raise achievement as well as set and maintain high standards and expectations, we would like to hear from you.

Christ’s College has a reputation for excellent standards of behaviour and first-class resources. For an application pack and further information, please download from below, call 0191 534 4444 or email:

Application Form
HLTA Primary – Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date: 9am, Monday 20 January 2019
Interviews: w/c Monday 20 January 2019

Christ’s College takes its responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously and successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS, along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.