Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)

To start 2nd September 2024 until 31st August 2025

SO1 SCP 23-25 (15.5 hrs per week)

Term Time Only + 3 inset days

SO1 SCP 23 – 25

£11490.00 - £12158.00 (Actual Salary)


Rothwell Victoria Junior School is a ‘Good’ school in South Leeds.

Our most recent Ofsted inspection (May 2023) states:

Parents are overwhelmingly positive about their children’s experiences at Victoria Junior School. Staff know the pupils well and put them at the heart of everything they do. The school’s vision and values are evident in the day-to-day life of the school. Leaders expect pupils to work hard and show care and respect to others’.


 We are looking for an excellent higher level teaching assistant to cover maternity leave, who puts learning at the heart of everything they do and who understands and supports the school vision. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have either HLTA status, QTS or a relevant professional qualification
  • Be flexible and have the ability to teach whole classes across KS2
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to work as part of a team.
  • Plan lessons / follow planning and discuss learning with class teachers
  • Be committed to the safeguarding of children

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • Fantastic children with a desire to learn
  • A welcoming and friendly team
  • A caring and supportive environment, committed to professional development

Closing Date ; Friday 7th June 12 noon.

Interviews scheduled for Monday 17th June

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.


We very much welcome interested candidates to visit the school prior to submitting an application.


This post is subject to a six month probationary period.


Interviews scheduled for Monday 17th June



Further information including job description and application forms can be found and downloaded from our website. https://www.rothwellvictoriajunior.co.uk/key-info/current-vacancies


Application forms and job packs can also be requested by emailing recruitment@victoria-jun.leeds.sch.uk


All completed applications should be returned to recruitment@victoria-jun.leeds.sch.uk by the date and time stated.


Our school is 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 a Disclosure Barring Service Check.


We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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