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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Featherby Infant School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-2401-91S
  • Posted:19/05/2022
  • Pay:NJC Grade C2 - £22,571 FTE
  • Start Date:30th August 2022
  • App Close Date:26/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:8th June 2022


Hours: 35 per week , 39 weeks per year 

Salary: - NJC Grade C2 - £22,571 per annum FTE - Actual salary - £18,364

Featherby Primary School and Featherby Infant and Nursery School are both part of the Maritime Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich and Kent. Our academies transform through collaboration and an entreprenueurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

The care and wellbeing of our pupils is a high priority and our children are enthusiastic and hardworking.

We are looking to recruit an experienced  HLTA who has the level 4 HLTA status,  to join our friendly staff team.  If you are an aspiring Primary teacher this may be the perfect opportunity for you! You will required to work across both the Infant & Junior schools. 

You will be required to:- 

• Provide whole class support

• Cover timetabled class lessons per week

• Plan & deliver focused intervention and booster sessions

Person Specification:

• Experienced & qualified HLTA – Higher Level Teaching Assistant

• Must have previously covered whole lessons

• Literacy & numeracy intervention experience needed

• At least GCSE grade C in English, Maths & Science

If this sounds like you, to find out more or to arrange to visit the school please contact Mrs Barraclough on: 01634 231984 (Juniors) / 01634 231072 (Infant and Nursery)



Please also see attached information pack. 

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the TES website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Closing date: 26th May 2022

Interview: 8th June 2022

The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed. 

Information about the school

Currently there are 234 children on roll who are based across three sites in Medway. The largest of the sites is in Gillingham and there are two satellite sites based at Featherby Primary School and Bligh Primary School.

Danecourt was judged to be good in all areas, except Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare and EYFS both of which were judged as being outstanding by Ofsted in June 2019.

Danecourt is part of the Maritime Academy Trust which has schools across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway.

We welcome visits to the school, so please contact us on 01634 232589 to arrange your visit. Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Job Contact Information


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).