Job Category: Primary
Job Location: Kirklees West Yorkshire
Job Type: Day-to-day Flexible Long Term Ongoing Supply Temporary
Start Date: ASAP

Principal Resourcing are seeking an experienced and friendly Higher Level Teaching Assistant to provide general cover across our partnership Primary Schools based in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

The flexible role is available with immediate start and will provide daily, short-term or long-term cover to meet the needs of the schools. You will be confident supporting pupils across all Key Stages to positively progress and learn in a safe and nurturing environment. You will ideally have strong KS1 and KS2 curriculum knowledge and experience.

This role could suit an Early Career Teacher (ECT) who is looking to gain extra experience within the classroom.

You will work as part of the staff team to provide ongoing teaching and learning support for pupils in the Teachers absence. Ensuring consistency of care and learning support, adapting lesson input to meet the needs of pupils and communicating effectively with the existing staff team.

We welcome applications from experienced Practitioners, salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Within the role you will be required to:

  • Teach groups of children in the Teachers absence
  • Support and enthuse young learners to reach their potential
  • React to children’s interests to offer a child centred approach
  • Provide opportunities that will excite and ignite a passion for learning
  • Ensure children are engaging in their learning and actively participating
  • Set the highest expectations for behaviour management

So, what’s in it for you:

  • Highly supportive and committed consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs, specific to your Local Authority
  • An opportunity to extend your professional development with FREE accredited CPD courses
  • Rewarding and competitive rates of pay
  • A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools of your choice
  • ‘Recommend a Friend’ bonus up to £250
  • A wealth of experience from Teachers working in branch, to provide you with industry specific knowledge, career advice and CV assistance
  • A choice of pay options to suit you and your circumstances: PAYE or Umbrella Company
  • You must have Right to Work in the UK, we are unable to provide Visa Sponsorship


If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply now with your CV to leedsrecruitment@theprl.co.uk and our team will be in touch with you shortly.

We will conduct your interview via a telephone call. We will clear you as quickly as possible, our dedicated Candidate and Compliance Team, will be working tirelessly to do so!


Principal Resourcing is an Education Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act (2003).

Principal Resourcing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. All positions advertised are temporary, unless otherwise stated.

Please note: If you have not heard from us within two weeks then your application may have been unsuccessful.

Job Ref: PRLMC

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