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Teaching Assistant – 2 posts

Job information
Salary HC5 SCP6-11
Organisation Hereford Pupil Referral Service (HPRS)
Hours Starting at 18 hours per week, term-time only
Term/duration Permanent Variable Contract of 18 to 30 hours per week.
Closing date 9 pm on 13 October 2021
Interview date(s) Week commencing Monday 18th October 2021

Job details

Teaching Assistant – 2 posts


Permanent Variable Contract of 18 to 30 hours per week.

 Starting at 18 hours per week, term-time only

(initially based at St. David’s Centre)

Days required: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays (6 hours per day) 


Permanent Contract of 30 hours per week, term-time only

(initially based at The Aconbury Centre)

Days required:Monday-Friday (6 hours per day)


Immediate start


HC5 SCP6-11

£8,007-8,841 per annum (18 hours per week, Term Time only)

£13,346-14,735 per annum (30 hours per week, Term Time only)


Herefordshire Pupil Referral Service (HPRS) provides education to pupils unable to attend mainstream school for various reasons.  The service is currently split over three sites located within Hereford – St David’s Centre (KS4), The Aconbury Centre (KS3) and H3 (Hospital, Home, Hub Teaching Team)

HPRS provides a safe, secure and welcoming learning environment in which young people can grow as responsible, independent and self-confident learners. We are on an exciting journey of school improvement and have made rapid and significant improvements of which we are all very proud.

The service benefits from a supportive Management Committee, an effective Senior Leadership Team and a dynamic team of experienced, committed staff.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistants to contribute to the vision for the service and support our pupils in a range of subjects, including English and Mathematics, as well as being able to offer pastoral care. 


You will be joining a team, which works hard to create a positive and caring community that puts children at the heart of everything we do. 

Candidates will need to be patient and understanding of difficulties that can be experienced by our pupils and have excellent communication skills.  Candidates will also need to:

  • Support the education, care and welfare of pupils, under the direction of the Headteacher and other designated teachers. 
  • Support or deliver education sessions to small groups or on a one-to-one basis at a variety of locations.
  • Help pupils overcome barriers to learning
  • Improve pupil’s confidence, motivation, social skills and relationships, enabling them to face new and challenging situations.
  • Improve pupil’s attendance and punctuality
  • Work on your own initiative
  • Be a good timekeeper, flexible, accommodating and a team player


Application forms are available from Hoople recruitment further details are available from Louise Hartfield School Business Manager on 01432 274485.

Please request an application form from

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview. 

Closing date: 9:00pm on Wednesday 13th October 2021

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 18th October 2021 

To start after half-term or ASAP from Monday 1st November 2021 

HPRS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

For more information contact

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.