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HLTA & Teaching Assistant

We currently have a vacancy for an HLTA

We are advertising a great opportunity for a HLTA to join our caring and dedicated staff.  The position is for a permanent post starting in January. 


We are proud of our commitment to staff development and provide a nurturing and supportive environment, which allows staff to flourish and build the foundations of rewarding career.  Last year we employed three NQTs who have already established themselves in the Coltishall Primary family. 


The successful candidate will be joining a strong, talented and committed team of teaching and non-teaching staff; working in a well-resourced and attractive environment with friendly and enthusiastic pupils who have a love of learning. 


We would like to interview you if you: 

  • Hold HLTA status / hold equivalent qualifications / possess equivalent experience 

  • Have experience of working in, supervising and delivering lessons in KS2 

  • Are hard-working and enthusiastic and passionate about learning 

  • Can deliver whole class teaching (PPA/Sickness cover) to a good or higher standard 

  • Have excellent experience of working with children of all abilities 

  • Can use information technology effectively to support and enhance learning 

  • Have excellent literacy and numeracy skills 

  • Enjoy working collaboratively and being a member of an outstanding team 

  • Have a good sense of humour 



Coltishall Primary School offers a Values-Based Education and those values are at the heart of everything we do. We believe that our children are better equipped to flourish personally, socially and academically through learning based upon positive individual, social and moral values. Our expectation is that all members of the school community reflect on those values and act as role models both for our children and for each other.  Ofsted rated our school as Outstanding following its most recent visit. That assessment was based upon “inspirational teaching”, “impeccable behaviour” and “unfaltering high expectations”. Every aspect of the school was rated highly. 


We are offering: 

  • A thriving and vibrant school moving rapidly from strength to strength 

  • A forward thinking leadership team willing to challenge staff workload and make improvements that have a lasting impact 

  • Enthusiastic, happy and well behaved children who are eager to learn and succeed 

  • A team of highly supportive and experienced colleagues who enjoy working together 

  • Very supportive Governing Body, PTA and parents 

  • Excellent professional development opportunities 

  • Very well resourced school in beautiful grounds 


At Coltishall Primary School we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 




How to apply 


Visits to our school are strongly encouraged. 


Please contact the office to arrange an appointment on 01603 737481 and all applications should be sent to  


Follow the link below for an online application:


If you have not heard from the school by 6pm on 14/11/19 you may assume your application, on this occasion, was unsuccessful. 


The school prospectus and further information can be downloaded from our website at: 


At Coltishall Primary School we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


The successful candidate will be subject to the school's Safe Recruitment procedures and will be required to complete the Disclosure and Barring Service procedures. 


This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.