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Higher Level Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time

Tymberwood Academy, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2029-221S
  • Posted:16/09/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:October 2022
  • App Close Date:27/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:to be confirmed


We are looking for an aspiring Higher Level Teaching Assistant  to join our team from October 2022. Tymberwood Academy, part of Reach2 offers a supportive environment and your career development will be encouraged.

Our school is looking for the following qualities

  • Passion for teaching
  • Hardworking
  • Organised
  • Team player

You will need to hold a certified qualified HLTA qualification, be enthusiastic and keen to participate in all areas of school life. You will be an integral part of school life supporting students, teaching whole classes and/or groups of pupils.   No two days will be the same.

We are looking for someone who has experience in the primary classroom, who is flexible and values working in a team. We are interested in someone who is passionate about teaching and has a really good understanding of how pupils learn.  This post if for 35 hours per week, term time only.

To see for yourself everything that Tymberwood has to offer please visit our website or, better yet, come and visit the school to see first-hand.

At Tymberwood Academy, we offer an environment that will challenge you, support you and celebrate you on your journey. If you believe that you have the attributes necessary to help establish and shape our school please contact the Head Teacher, Sarah Kelley-Day, (via the main office on 01474 361193), for an informal discussion where a warm welcome awaits you.


The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.  

Online Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form


Closing date :  Tuesday, 27th September 2022 @ midday.   

Please note Tymberwood Academy reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date should a suitable applicant be found - so please do not delay in applying.


Applications can be sent via email to Carol Kerr, School Business Manager.  




This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Tymberwood is a wonderfully vibrant and welcoming place where pupils learn and flourish. Pupils are rightly proud to belong to this harmonious community. Everyone looks out for each other. Pupils embody the school’s values of ‘equality, respect, kindness, responsibility and honesty’.’


We are a mainstream academy (REAch2) with a Physical Disability Specialist Resource Provision - this means we currently have 9 pupils who are physically disabled that are taught within mainstream classes. Not only are we able to enhance their learning, but they support the inclusive and empathetic atmosphere we have built at Tymberwood.

We joined the REAch2 Academy Trust in February 2014 and enjoy being a part of a supportive and collaborative trust.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 338660


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.