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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Closing Date


School Location

School Location: Morton, just north of Bourne.

Contracted Hours

Contracted Hours: 11 hours per week / Fixed Term to 31/08/22

Start Date

Start Date: 02/09/21

Pay Scale / Salary

Pay Scale / Salary: LAAT G5 Point 19 - 23, £5094.58 (£20039 FTE)

Morton Church of England Primary School are part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust (LAAT). LAAT is a multi-academy trust formed by the Diocese of Lincoln. We are a growing and thriving family of schools who are dedicated to providing an excellent education for pupils across Lincolnshire. We place a strong emphasis on continued development. The relationship with the Trust brings great strength to all schools and enhances CPD opportunities for all staff. We are a happy and friendly village school situated at the heart of the local community. We are a school with high standards expected of the children within a caring, Christian ethos. Our school brings together children aged from 2 to 11 in a place that provides a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment where children can work confidently together. Our most recent SIAMS recognised us as 'OUTSTANDING' and recognises the positive influence that our schools has on all of the children in our care.

The school values partnership with parents, carers and the community to create a stimulating, learning environment for the children. We plan an active curriculum that aims to be vibrant, challenging and creative with clear skills progression for learning. The school is at the heart of the village of Morton, just north of Bourne. We have an Out of School Club (ClubActive) which operates on our site for Breakfast and After School Childcare.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our Team. Working 11 hours a week, Monday to Friday (Term Time + 5 days). The role will involve class cover with the potential to include the provision of outdoor learning and Forest School sessions. The successful candidate will be able to offer children an enriching experience as a passionate practitioner, teaching one or more of the primary National Curriculum subjects.
This is a fixed term contract pending a review of the school structure.

The ideal candidate will:
• Have experience of working with pupils over the whole age and ability range to deliver a wide range of activities, which support and enhance learning, personal and social development.
• Have the ability to support and complement the professional work of teachers by managing and providing an extensive range of learning related activities.
• Demonstrate the highest expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.
• Demonstrate a commitment to raising pupil attainment and achievement.
• Have enthusiasm and commitment.
• Share the Trust and School vision and values

Applications from experienced TA’s who meet the criteria set out in Person Specification and have relevant experience are welcome.

We can offer you:
• A strong senior leadership team who will provide mentoring, guidance and advice.
• An encouraging and hardworking team.
• The challenge of working in a forward-looking school.
• An exciting opportunity to help shape the future of the school within a supportive framework.
• A planned programme of quality professional development.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged and will fall in line with current social distancing rules.

Application packs are available via the school website Morton CE Primary School - Vacancies or the Trust website or by contacting the school directly.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact George Trafford – Executive Headteacher on 01778 570389.

Applications should be submitted to Rachel Bishop – Business and Operations Partner by email at


INTERVIEWS: Week Commencing 28th June 2021

START DATE: 2nd September 2021

The Trust promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflect Christian Values. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.