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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

St Katherine's School & Nursery, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-2118-293S
  • Posted:28/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 (FTE - £21,801 to £23,262) pro rata
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:15/08/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


St Katherine's School & Nursery is a vibrant and thriving school who have over the past few years gone from strength to strength. 

We are now part of the Coppice Primary Partnership Trust, a small primary trust, focused on individuality and an ethic of excellence. This allows staff increased professional development opportunities, collaboration working beyond our school and increased career opportunities.

An exciting opportunity, has now arisen at St Katherine’s School & Nursery to join our team as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. We are seeking to appoint a qualifed professional to work across all primary age groups to ensure our pupils  reach their full potential.

Our ideal candiate will have the knowledge, flexibility and confidence to deliver whole class lessons to cover staff PPA release, staff absence and CPD.   The successful applicant will be working alongside our team in the delivery high quality lessons across the range of curriculum subjects. 

The successful applicant will need to have drive and high expectations, committed to securing the highest standards possible for every child.

The post is a permanent position for 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time plus INSET days.

Visits to the school are actively encouraged.  Please telephone 01634 240061 to make an appointment with Ruth Powell the Headteacher.

The position is term time and references will be applied for prior to interview.

St. Katherine's School & Nursery is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, health questionnaire etc.



Information about the school

St Katherine's School & Nursery is part of a friendly community, situated in Snodland. Together with Loose Primary School and Coxheath Primary School, it is a member of the Coppice Primary Partnership which is providing many exciting career opportunities for staff to explore.

We have very high expectations for pupil outcomes and support staff with many professional development opportunities to help secure the very best provision for every child. We are committed to working collaboratively with other schools and a Leadership Pathways programme exists for all members of staff with career development opportunities to explore.

We have highly motivated and well behaved children and supportive parents.

Teachers plan and monitor work together in and across year group teams offering mutual support and exchange of ideas. An effective induction process exists for new staff offering a mentor for the first year.

We value sporting activities highly and have extensive grounds and our own indoor swimming pool. The children swim all year round, taught by qualified swimming coaches and leave the school able to swim well.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs N Rodmell
  • Address:St Katherine's School & Nursery, St Katherine's Lane, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5EJ
  • Telephone: 01634 240061
  • Email: nrodmell@st-katherines.kent.sch.uk
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.