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
APPLICATION PACK FOR THE 2017-18 HLTA PROGRAMME
Literacy and Numeracy Guidance
Head teacher Briefing Note
Application Form HLTA
Closing date for returning applications is