Higher Level Teaching Assistant - HLTA 33 Hours Per Week - Term Time

Horizon Primary Academy, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-2001-68S
  • Posted:26/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 (pro rated)
  • Start Date:Autumn 2022
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/B 3rd October 2022


Do you want to be part of an incredible team that works together to ensure every child can be the best they can be? Do you want to work in a high performing Academy? Then Horizon could be the place for you! Horizon Primary Academy is on an incredibly exciting journey towards becoming truly exceptional and we are looking for a talented teacher to join us on this journey. Is this you?We are seeking an enthusiastic, caring and dedicated HLTA to join our school. A passion for working with children, strong resilience and boundless energy are essential. If you would like to work in an exciting and dynamic environment where the children are at the heart of everything we do, then this position is for you. Experience of teaching a whole class is essential. 

If you believe you are what we are looking for, we can offer you:

A whole-school vision and ethos, focused on providing the very best for every member of the school community and ensuring everyone fulfils their potential and reaches exceptional standards;

  • A strong focus on child and staff wellbeing – for everyone to be their best, they must be in a position to do so;
  • Family-friendly days, which allow for time out of school outside of term time;
  • A whole-school commitment to developing effective pedagogy with a strong teaching and learning culture and environment;
  • Outstanding CPD and development opportunities, tailored to your individual needs, provided by experts in their fields;
  • A high level of support from leaders and colleagues across the school to make you the best you can be, including an enhanced mentoring programme at all levels;
  • An opportunity to work with a blossoming, exceptional curriculum, built to excite children whilst providing opportunities to embed knowledge and skills into their long term memories;
  • A team that works together and supports each other on our exciting journey;
  • A culture of high expectations, coupled with a warm, nurturing ethos;
  • An opportunity to learn from others within the TKAT family and access to a wide network of support and development within the trust;
  • Location with excellent transport links via train and motorways. 

If you are looking for an opportunity, we would love to meet you, learn about your vision and plans for the future so that we can tailor opportunities that suit the school, our children and your own passions and career aspirations. 

To get a clear picture of the school and the opportunities we can offer you, a visit is highly recommended. Please contact the school office on 01322 665235 or via email at businessmanager@horizon.-tkat.org

 During all visits you will have the opportunity of a guided tour with the Headteacher

To apply for this vacancy please fill in an application and send to the school office or email to businessmanager@horizon-tkat.org


Information about the school

Horizon is a school that is committed to high standards and raising achievement. We are a creative and aspirational team with a consistent drive for innovation and school improvement.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date, please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful. Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse: TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly. Access to interview: - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.horizon-tkat.org

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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.