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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

High Firs Primary School, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-2615-96S
  • Posted:21/07/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:01/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:6 September 2022


High Firs is a popular, one-form entry school (number on roll 210) with dedicated staff and friendly & hardworking children. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our team.  This is an opportunity to lead provision across a range of classes throughout the week.  The successful candidate will be supported by working with a great team of professionals, who will supervise and guide planning and delivery where appropriate. Applications are invited from individuals who are seeking a post for a minimum of 1 day per week and a maximum of 4 days - we can be flexible!

Are you…
• Someone who enjoys working with children and can effectively develop their learning
• Qualified in Learning Support (e.g. NVQ3 in Learning Support) or interested in undertaking qualifications in this

  • Able to demonstrate sound knowledge of good practice
    • A good team player, flexible and prepared to use your initiative
    • Committed to your own professional development, with support from a dedicated appraisal programme in-school
    • Imaginative, creative, very energetic and interested in moving on children’s learning
    • Someone with excellent interpersonal skills
    • Organised
  • Able to work across the primary age range
  • Enthusiastic about and committed to supporting children in the classroom or with a wide range of needs

We can offer you…

  • Super pupils who are really engaged in their learning experiences
  • A great team of highly skilled and professional staff
  • Wide ranging professional development opportunities

Information about the school

High Firs Primary School is a popular one-form entry Community Primary School for boys and girls aged between 4+ and 11 years (number on role: 210). The school is set in an attractive estate off Goldsel Road in Swanley. The school is easily reached from the main road by a series of paths between the houses and linking roads for ease of access.

The school is set in pleasant surroundings with shrubs and trees. The children have a playground, with opportunities for both games and quieter activities, and an adjoining playing field which they use for both playtime and PE. Our grounds have recently been enhanced by the development of a woodland area into an exciting outdoor learning area.

In addition to woodland adventures, our children are now benefitting from Tilly, our school dog and lessons for younger children in bike riding as well as swimming. We pride ourselves in our provision that is designed to cater for a wide range of different learning styles and character types, such that our school genuinely feels like one big, happy family.

High Firs is supported by both our Governing Body and the Friends of High Firs Primary School Association. Pupils are well supported by parents, and we are very proud of the standards of behaviour set at the school.

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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.