Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Lancing (HLTA).

Job Description

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Location: Lancing, West Sussex

Contract Type: Full-time, Monday – Friday

Pay: £95.00 – £100 daily


“Masterclass have really helped me progress through the ranks”.

We are working with a lovely school setting who are seeking a dedicated and experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team. As an HLTA, you will play a crucial role in supporting the teaching and learning process, helping to create a positive educational environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Lead Small Group Sessions: Plan and deliver focused learning activities for small groups of students under the guidance of the class teacher.
  2. Cover Supervision: Provide cover for teachers during planned absences, ensuring continuity in the learning process.
  3. Curriculum Support: Assist in the preparation of teaching materials and resources, contributing to the development and enhancement of the curriculum.
  4. Assessment and Feedback: Support the assessment process by providing constructive feedback to students and assisting in the evaluation of their progress.
  5. Behaviour Management: Promote positive behaviour within the classroom, implementing school policies and procedures consistently.
  6. Individualized Support: Work with individual students or small groups, tailoring support to meet their specific needs and learning styles.


  • Support and encourage positive behaviour management.
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment enabling students to feel relaxed and happy.
  • Able to deliver learning to individuals, small groups, and whole classes as and when required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Commitment to promoting a supportive learning environment.

Masterclass Education provide CPD recognised online training, covering subjects such as Safeguarding, Autism Awareness, Understanding Child Development, Violence Reduction, and more, to all of our candidates.

Must have:

  • Ability to work well independently and as a team
  • Has a passion to support and empower children and young people
  • A DBS on the Updates Service, or be willing to obtain one
  • Commitment to safeguarding students and young people

Master Class are the leaders across the UK in providing a unique, personal and bespoke service to our schools and candidates.

Masterclass Education offer many amazing benefits:

  • Weekly pay (PAYE)
  • A fantastic holiday scheme
  • Specialised consultants on hand to help you with advice and support
  • MCE Learning portal, you will have free access to all of our online learning in the latest education developments (CPD recognised).
  • Flexible work options to work around your personal circumstances.

Our focus at Masterclass is, and always will be, on helping education professionals find their dream position in a school where they will be able to truly excel. We are always happy to support ECTs and encourage applications from all Teachers and TAs of every experience and scale.

Masterclass Education work exclusively with a large amount of Primary, Secondary and SEN schools across the area who look for MCE staff to be with them on daily cover, short- and long-term contracts. Masterclasses are a part of the REC and Crown Commercial Service, offering the most valued and trusted service.

Masterclass Education are disability confident and therefore if you require any adjustments through the interview/registration process please do get in contact.

Job Details

Date Posted

March 13, 2024


Lancing, West Sussex


South Coast

Starting Salary


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