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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Term Time

Downsview Community Primary School, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-3896-109S
  • Posted:20/06/2022
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:06/07/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised HLTA to join our school from September 2022. The role will involve supporting teachers within a designated year group, running small group interventions across a key stage, providing planned PPA cover within a key stage year as well as occasional short-term absence cover across the school.

The successful candidate will:

• Have a professional qualification related to the role.

• Be an excellent, energetic and focused classroom practitioner, able to lead whole classes.

• Have experience of delivering interventions in English and Maths.

• Have high expectations of all children in the areas of achievement and behaviour.

• Have the ability to work proactively, using set objectives to plan and deliver activities to

enable pupils to attain age related expectations and to exceed these in some instances.

• Effectively mark pupil work, using feedback and assessment tools where appropriate to

ensure progress.

• Understand how children learn and recognise the abilities of different groups of pupils

including more able and vulnerable groups of children.

• Be committed to developing children as independent learners.

• Be an excellent communicator and able to develop positive relationships with staff, pupils

and parents.

• Work well as part of a team, demonstrating empathy, focus and commitment.


In return we can offer:

• A friendly, supportive and highly-motivated team.

• Enthusiastic children who are keen to learn.

• Training and support to help you continue developing and improve your practice.

The post holder is required to work 35 hrs per week over 5 days, during term-time as well attending 5 INSET days per year. 

Information about the school

Downsview Community Primary School is an open, inclusive and welcoming school set in a semi-rural location in Swanley. We are a one form entry school with classes from Reception to Year 6. We are fortunate to be set in extensive grounds with lots of opportunities for outdoor learning and recreation.

We aim to provide the pupils in our care with learning, experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. Pupil and staff well-being is an ever-present priority for us. All children are given the support and care that they need to be successful, and all staff are encouraged to develop their roles through professional development opportunities.

All that we do is underpinned by our Downsview Values of Self-belief, Equality, Care, Unity, Respect and Excellence. These values equip our pupils with the skills, knowledge and mindset needed to be successful in an ever-changing world.

We are an outward looking school that seeks to have a positive impact on our local community through building positive relationships with parents, carers and the local community. We aspire to support all members of the school community in order to create a positive environment in which our pupils can flourish.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 667468


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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).