The topics from each citation are detected using HLTA
and put under the main topic of the hierarchy.
Could an HLTA
or non-specialist teacher deliver the material?
The assessment process supports schools' judgements by providing a standardised and impartial way of ensuring that staff working in an HLTA
role match the standard set out in Assembly Guidance.
Lynne McKenna, principal lecturer within the School, said: "We are urging any teaching assistants wanting to gain HLTA
status to register with the university as soon as possible.
Support staff wishing to find out how to gain HLTA
status should visit www.
At the moment we have no idea of the standards of training needed to become an HLTA
The role of the LSA and HLTA
should not be confused with role of the classroom assistants already in post.
Corpus Christi RC primary school HLTA
Andrea Moffitt and teacher Erin O'Connor with Reception 1 200916MGACHRISTI
The school recognised my higher level of skills and experience and paid me an HLTA
wage whilst I was still going through the training.
I am a teaching assistant with 13 years experience' I have numerous qualifications including a university degree, I have also gained HLTA
status (higher- level teaching assistant).
BRIGHT FUTURE: From left, Mrs Paula Dennis, HLTA
, Miss Caroline Smith, teacher, and Mrs Cara Heald, teaching assistant, with pupils from Fairfield Primary School
She said: "For me, the HLTA
programme is a chance to acknowledge the fact that teaching assistants have skills that have not always been recognised.