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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Lenham Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2168-93S
  • Posted:09/05/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:01 September 2022
  • App Close Date:07/06/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:13 - 20th June 2022


Would you like to be part of a school with a strong family feel? If so please read on!

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and enthusiastic HLTA.  The successful candidate will be expected to cover PPA and other lessons according to need, therefore able to deliver the curriculum to classes of children working closely with our friendly team. This role would suit an individual who has the qualities and skills for a practical approach to learning.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Excellent classroom practice
  • Good team approach
  • A passion for a creative curriculum
  • Strong commitment to inclusive principles,
  • Experience of providing a safe and positive environment for all children.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the curriculum

They should also show an ability to respond to different learning styles, which is essential.

Lenham Primary School is a 'Good' school. The staff are passionate about creating great learning experiences for all children and providing a caring environment, demonstrating our PRIDE values in all that we do.

Since 2011, the school has developed curriculum and non-curriculum links to the Olympic and Paralympic movements.  Our PRIDE values are based on the Olympic values to celebrate our achievements: Personal Excellence, Respect and Resilience, Inspiration, Determination and Equality and Friendship.

The school is situated just a short walk away from the village centre of Lenham. We are lucky to have amazing grounds in which we work and play.

The position is offered 5 days a week on a fixed-term contract until July 2023.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach online submission by the closing date. Any queries should be sent by email to Andrea McCluskey, Head Teacher, headteacher@lenham.kent.sch.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 7th  June, with shortlisting taking place on Wednesday 8th June.  Interviews and observations will take place between 13th- 17th June .  If shortlisted, we will be asking you to deliver a short lesson as part of the selection process.

Please note that our Safer Recruitment policy dictates, that we will obtain references before interview, if you are selected.

We encourage you to come and look around the school, please call the office to book your tour.

If you are successful through this process, you should be ready to join our team on 1st September 2022.

Lenham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. Appointment to the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Information about the school

Lenham Primary School is a friendly school set in the rural community of Lenham. The school is single form entry with 210 pupils on roll. Access to the school is quick and easy by car from most areas of Kent, Medway or the London fringes via the M20 and A20. There is also easy access by train or bus.

Our pupils benefit from extensive grounds which are used to enhance the learning opportunities for all pupils. The school is very much at the heart of the community with a number of community activities based here. We have a well-established staff team, supportive parents and strong links with our local secondary school.

Lenham Primary had a good OFSTED inspection in June 2018. We have a reputation for successful inclusion, well-behaved pupils and an interest in Olympic and Paralympic values.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 851652


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).