Great Preston VC C of E Primary School

'I can do all things through him who strengthens me.’
Philippians 4.13

Staff Vacancies


Closing date: 10th October

Interview date: 12th October (pm)

Start date: 6th November 2023 or as soon as possible after this date

Our GOOD school is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team. 

This post would be ideal for an existing HLTA/Cover Supervisor to support the teaching and learning across the school. It includes whole-class cover for teachers and small group and intervention work.

We are looking for an HLTA who is:

  • A highly motivated and talented individual who will help continue our drive for excellence in pupil outcomes;
  • Able to bring evidence of successful experience of working with children in an educational setting; including whole class cover within a school setting.
  • Committed to supporting the aspirational vision shared by the whole school;
  • A calm, reflective and caring individual who understands the needs of children in an educational setting
  • Adaptable and flexible in their approach, due to the nature of the role. 

Applicants must have experience of covering classes across a range of age groups for the full range of primary subjects and have relevant qualifications (see job specification) and the necessary skills and expertise in line with the national HLTA professional standards.

The post is full-time based on Teacher hours with hours to be worked flexibly (8.30am until 4pm and 5pm on Wednesdays), attendance at training days, staff meetings, etc) per week for 39 weeks a year. 

Great Preston CE (VC) Primary School can offer you:

  • A friendly and welcoming school where everyone is valued
  • Motivated and enthusiastic children who are a pleasure to teach
  • An experienced, supportive and dedicated Leadership Team and driven Governing Board
  • Dedicated staff who are hardworking and passionate towards their roles and responsibilities
  • Great CPD opportunities. 




We hope to carry out interviews on Thursday 12th October 2023 (pm). Please return your application form  before the closing date via email to Should you have any questions regarding the position, please also address these to the email address above.


Please contact Mrs Val Law if you are interested in organising a visit to school ahead of the deadline.

For further information about this vacancy, please find the job description, personal specification and application form below. Completed application forms should be returned to the Headteacher, Mrs Val Law by email:

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

School Officer Application Form

HLTA Person Specification

HLTA Job Description



Current vacancies in school

  • If you have any questions about any of the vacancies 
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  • To arrange a visit 

Please contact the school by email  or phone 0113 2320034

The school has rigorous safeguarding procedures which are effective in all post appointments. Great Preston C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and two satisfactory references