Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

What is HLTA Status?  

Higher level teaching assistants undertake a wide variety of roles – some work across the curriculum, some act as specialist assistants for a specific subject or department – the work varies according to the needs, type and age-phase of the school. 

  • In all cases HLTA have at least one specific area of expertise in the development of learning and well-being of children and young people.
  • In all cases HLTA work with individuals, small groups and whole classes to lead learning.
  • HLTA status is awarded by Welsh Government to individuals who have proved that they meet the National Standards for HLTA. 

Information about the HLTA Programme 2017-18

If you are interested in becoming an HLTA come to an information session for Teaching Assistants and Headteachers.

  • Information Session 2017-18

You (and your Headteacher where possible) are welcome to attend any of the above sessions. To confirm your attendance email lowri.morgan@erw.org.uk or hlta@erw.org.uk.


National Standards

Literacy and Numeracy Guidance

Head teacher Briefing Note

Application Form HLTA

HLTA PowerPoint

Closing date for returning applications is 1pm 10/07/2017 or 1pm 10/01/2018.