Primary HLTA Job Role | PK Education

Primary HLTA

Primary HLTA


Job Description

Primary HLTA


Are you a versatile and dedicated educator looking for a rewarding role where you can make a positive impact in primary schools across Wakefield and Pontefract?

Do you thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment where no two days are the same?

Join us as a Primary HLTA on a supply basis and become an essential part of the educational landscape in our vibrant communities.

Position: Primary HLTA (Supply Basis)

Locations: Wakefield and Pontefract, UK

Daily Rate: From £100+ (Dependent on experience)

Primary HLTA Job Description:

As a Primary HLTA, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to support teaching and learning across a variety of primary schools in Wakefield and Pontefract. Your adaptability, enthusiasm, and passion for education will be key as you step into different classrooms, providing valuable support to teachers and students alike. Your responsibilities will include:

      Delivering pre-prepared lessons and activities under the guidance of classroom teachers, ensuring a smooth continuation of learning in their absence.

      Providing support and guidance to students, promoting positive behaviour and engagement in learning activities.

      Assisting with classroom management and organisation, including setting up resources and maintaining a safe and stimulating learning environment.

      Building positive relationships with students, staff, and school communities to create a supportive and inclusive atmosphere.

      Supporting the overall ethos and values of each school while adhering to policies and procedures.

Primary HLTA Requirements:

      Relevant qualifications and experience as a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) or Cover Supervisor within a primary school setting.

      Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate students of all ages and abilities.

      Adaptability, resilience, and a flexible approach to working in different school environments and with diverse student populations.

      A positive attitude, enthusiasm for learning, and a commitment to promoting the holistic development of every child.

      A valid DBS certificate (Enhanced Disclosure), or willingness to undergo a DBS check prior to employment.

Primary HLTA Perks and Benefits:

      Competitive pay rates and opportunities for regular work across a network of primary schools in Wakefield and Pontefract, from £100 per day.

      Variety and excitement as you gain experience working in different school settings, year groups, and subjects.

      Professional development and networking opportunities to enhance your skills and expand your knowledge in the field of education.

      The satisfaction of making a meaningful difference in the lives of students and contributing to their academic progress and personal growth.

      Supportive colleagues and school communities dedicated to providing high-quality education and support to every child.

Join us on this exciting journey as a Primary HLTA and become a valued member of our supply team, helping to ensure continuity of learning and support in primary schools across Wakefield and Pontefract. Apply now to unleash your passion for education and make a positive impact in the lives of young learners!

To apply, please submit your CV to – We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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PK Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and relevant references will be conducted for the successful candidate.


PK Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.