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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Barnsole Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-2396-62S
  • Posted:14/07/2022
  • Pay:Grade C2 - ££ 22,571 - actual salary - £ 17,052 pe
  • Start Date:3rd October 2022
  • App Close Date:30/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:2nd September 2022


32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

"If you are an excellent HLTA who motivates children, has a strong belief in the potential of all learners and wants to work in a dynamic school then this vacancy is for you!

We are looking for a HLTA who can help our children to be the very best they can be. We believe that all children can achieve and succeed. We value, guide and challenge our children to dream big; have a belief that they can accomplish change; be proud of the citizens they are and will become.  We build on a child’s uniqueness, inspiring and empowering them to forever grow with confidence and resilience in an ever-changing world. We are a strong community, journeying together.

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 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

Further information about Barnsole can be found on our website https://www.barnsoleprimary.medway.sch.uk/

Further information about the trust can be found on the website: https://www.maritimeacademytrust.org/

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.

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

Barnsole Primary School is part of the Maritime Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools based in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway. Our academies have transformed through targeted collaboration, innovative ideas and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with leadership and life skills.

Barnsole Primary is an outstanding three-form community primary school situated in Medway with a thriving school nursery on site.

We are committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment where each one of our pupils can achieve their potential and flourish academically and socially. We have exceptionally high expectations of all our pupils and endeavour to nurture their self-confidence and self-esteem so that they can be the best they can be.

Relationships with parents and our wider community is something we put right at the top of our agenda. If you would like to visit please do not hesitate to contact us and we also actively encourage feedback so if you feel there is something we can do better please let us know.

We look forward to meeting with you.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.