HLTA is a nationally recognised status. People who have HLTA status have been assessed as having successfully met 33 specific Standards.
This varies from setting to setting. However, in order to meet the Standards, HLTAs have to be able to demonstrate that they:
I love the cross over between being a class TA to the class teacher when needed. I have decided to investigate how I could become a teacher. I am really inspired.
A full list of the 33 Standards can be found in