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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Chartham Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2259-247S
  • Posted:29/07/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:16/09/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:19th September 2022


We are seeking a well-qualified applicant, for a HLTA role in our wonderful community school. Applicants will need to be flexible, creative and have experience in delivering high-quality lessons across a variety of national curriculum subjects. They must have high expectations, believe in the potential and well-being of our children and inspire and guide them to become the best they can be. 

The HLTA position will include the following:

  • Providing focussed intervention groups for vulnerable learners
  • PPA cover (whole class teaching) across the primary phase
  • Play and engagement leader to promote and develop positive play across the school
  • Covering staff absence and release time

Please see the attached job description for further information. This is a part-time position for 18 hours per week, 8.45am to 3.15pm (days TBC), at Kent Range 6. 

The postholder is required to work for 38 weeks per year. In addition, the postholder will receive a payment in respect of their pro rata entitlement to Annual Leave appropriate to their grade, Bank Holidays and the KCC concessionary day. 

Closing date is 16th September 2022. Application process may be closed earlier than specified, based on applications received. 

We welcome tours of our school.




Information about the school

Chartham Primary is situated in a rural setting in the large village of Chartham. The school moved to two-form entry permanently in September 2020 and has a roll of approximately 375.

We have extensive playing fields, plenty of space for outdoor learning and multiple Forest School areas. We also have a school radio station.

We pride ourselves in providing an enriched curriculum for our pupils in a fully inclusive environment. Our staff team are committed to providing the best possible education for each child and working in partnership with parents. We are proud to hold the IQM award for Inclusion and had a very successful Ofsted inspection in October 2019.

Chartham Primary School and St Stephen's Infant School have shared Executive Leadership arrangements with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Finance Officer and HR Officer working across the two schools. Building on this relationship, we converted to a Multi-Academy Trust, Inspira, on the 1st April 2021. The successful candidate will be employed by Inspira Academy Trust on the terms and conditions set out here. Inspira Academy Trust is committed to paying all its staff on national and local terms and conditions of service.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jamie Noble, Headteacher
  • Address:Shalmsford Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7QN
  • Telephone: (01227) 738225
  • Email: hr@inspiraacademy.co.uk

Fax: (01227) 732175


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.