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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-2037-66S
  • Posted:01/06/2022
  • Pay:VIAT 4, starting at £16,412 pro rata to £19,755
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:17/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 17 June


Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes are looking to recruit an inspiring EYFS Teaching Assistant/HLTA to join our highly skilled team.  

Hours: 30 hours per week, Term Time Only (38 weeks per year). 

You will work closely with the teacher and wider school team to support children on a 1:1, small group, and whole class basis. Once a week you will be required to cover PPA time, this may increase over the course of the academic year.  The ideal candidate will be hard-working, flexible, and adaptable, and will have a calm and positive approach to working with children. 

For the remaining days you will required to support the class teacher on a day-to-day basis, to support learning and enrich the children’s education. The successful candidate will have high expectations for all children whilst also nurturing each individual pupil to enable them to reach their full potential. Our children have a sense of wonder, are enthusiastic learners and a pleasure to teach. They want a happy, passionate, Teaching Assistant to give them the best possible early learning opportunities.

Our School

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is dedicated to providing outstanding care, outstanding education and outstanding opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a new, state of the art building with outstanding facilities. 

Holborough Lakes is an ‘inclusive and caring school, underpinned by a culture of respect as observed by Unicef’s Rights Respecting assessor (Silver Award February 2019).  We put the children at the centre of everything we do and pupils say they "feel safe and happy at school and are well looked after.  They say it is a "kind" and "content" school (Ofsted 2018).

For more information on our school, please visit our website.

Our Commitment

Come and join our dedicated team who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our children.

All our schools continually evolve in their drive for excellence; we aspire to provide staff and pupils to have
• Outstanding Care
• Outstanding Education
• Outstanding Opportunities.

New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the MAT. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the MAT is set up to provide; networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

Please complete the application form using the link below and submit to hrviat@viat.org.uk quoting the school and job reference number shown above. 

For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website:  www.viat.org.uk

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime.

Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and four secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and East Borough Primary School which has recently joined the Trust.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School and SST Maidstone. Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR
  • Address:Pollyfield Close, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5GR
  • Telephone: 01622 675762
  • Email: hr@viat.org.uk


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).