Higher Level Teaching Assistant

  • Contract type - Permanent, term time only | 35 hours per week
  • Salary range - SO1 (SCP23 £ 27,741 - SCP25 £ 29,577) Actual salary TTO on 35 hours: £22,540 - £24,032 + AMAZING benefits
  • Location - Co-op Academy Beckfield, Tyersal Walk, Bradford, BD4 8ER
  • Closing date - November 24, 2021

Do you want to make a direct impact to young people’s lives?  and work for an academy Trust with a strong ethos and values?

We’re looking for 2 HLTAs to join our team!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 highly effective, dedicated HLTAs to join our growing team.

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupils achievement, progress and development.

You will also be responsible for the management and development of a specialist area within the school such as the library, displays around school or accelerated reader.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours. How and why you do things matters greatly to us, as does your ability to use your initiative, work independently and demonstrate ambition and integrity. 


Beckfield is a school which is at the heart of the community. Come and join our amazing team!

Salary: SO1 (SCP23 £ 27,741 – SCP25 £ 29,577) Actual TTO 35 hour salary: £22,540 – £24,032

Contract type: Permanent 35 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days 

Why us?

What our team does really counts. And we offer a wide range of benefits and rewards to recognise the part you play in our success. Whether they benefit your finances, your well-being, or your family, in or outside work. From career progression and working and making a difference within your local community, to a whole range of financial discounts and benefits, working at Co-op Academies Trust isn’t just your everyday job.

Benefits include: 

  • We will be committed to developing your continuing professional development and treat everyone as an individual
  • Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service 
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 10% Co-op discount 
  • Co-operative credit union 
  • Health-care cash-back scheme 
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including access to free counselling, financial advice and health advice for you and your family members
  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans
  • Networking opportunities across the Trust with other academies


Further information about the school and role please visit our website: https://beckfield.coopacademies.co.uk/ and for further information about Co-op Academies Trust please visit the Trust website here: https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/

If you would like to talk about this role further, please contact Lynda Johnson by emailing lynda.johnson@coopacademies.co.uk in the first instance.


Closing date for applications – 24th November 3pm

Interviews – 30th November

How to apply

The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. Please complete PART A and PART B application forms attached on our website below and email back to hr@priesthorpe.org before 3pm on Wednesday 24th November.


Co-op Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. This role is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, and the Childcare Disqualification Regulations are also applicable. Please contact us if you require further details of any of these requirements.

We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles, and the Ways of Being Co-op.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf.


For applications please submit to Jessica Poulter hr@priesthorpe.org
For any questions around the role please contact Lynda Johnson: lynda.johnson@coopacademies.co.uk
01274 662363

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