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Positive Learning, Positive Life

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Exceptional Higher Level Teaching Assistant required to support the smooth running of the school by completing some regular organisational tasks with in the school and to complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility  for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision.

Level 4 -  As soon as possible.

Permanent Contract – 35 Hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

Salary: Level 4 Spine Point 26 – 28   £27,402 - £29, 010 (pro rata)


We are a progressive, lively and fun primary school for children with complex needs, which includes children with severe learning difficulties, autism and profound multiple learning difficulties. 

 “The Livity School is a “Good” School”. The school is made up of many parts, firstly the amazing pupils, its teachers, teaching assistants, administrative staff, health professionals, premises staff and of course parents and carers. OFSTED 2016

Our school has:

  • A clear and shared vision
  • Strong supportive management
  • Very high expectations
  • An innovative and creative approach
  • A first class and highly motivated staff team
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A proven track record of integration and communication links
  • Sensory provision in every classroom
  • A focus on raising and maintaining standards for all our pupils

Our pupils are:

  • Inspirational, Complex, challenging, hungry to learn and brilliant

We are looking for Higher Level Teaching Assistant with:

  • Organisational skills
  • Energy and enthusiasm for their role
  • Commitment to a pupil centred philosophy
  • Experience of working in Special or Mainstream Education
  • A desire to motivate and inspire all pupils
  • Experience in working with children with complex medical needs would be welcomed
  • A passion for working with complex needs children
  • Excellent classroom practice
  • The ability to take responsibility for supporting teachers in the delivery of pupil’s education
  • A flexible approach to meet changing priorities


Closing dateWednesday 10th April 2019 at 12 noon

Interview:      Wednesday, 24th April 2019

To arrange a visit please email Brenda Mckenzie at  Telephone 0208 769 1009

Please submit your application form to Brenda Mckenzie by email 

Headteacher:  Carol Argent           Lambeth is an equal opportunities employer