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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Loose Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2044-218S
  • Posted:30/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 - £21,801 pro rata (Actual £15,271)
  • Start Date:Term 2 once recruitment checks complete
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 17th October

Advert

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative person to join our school.  We wish to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our support staff team, providing 30 hours support every week. The hours would be 08:30– 15:30 daily Monday to Friday (with one hour lunch break).  This is a fixed term contract until 31 August 2023, but there may be a possibility to explore further opportunities within the school.

We are looking for candidates with commitment, energy and drive to join our team and work closely with staff to provide positive learning experiences for all our pupils. This post would suit either experienced HLTAs or we can provide training.

We expect the successful candidates to:

• Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils.

• Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children;

• Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.

• Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.

• Communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils.

• Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written.

• Work well as part of a team;

• Be willing to contribute to school life outside of the classroom.

In return you will receive:

• Excellent professional development

• The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues

• A supportive and challenging environment

• Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the school

• Supportive parents

Visits to the school are encouraged and should be arranged through the school office. Please ask for Mrs. S Hilder (01622) 743549

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the school

Loose Primary School is part of a friendly community, situated on the outskirts of Maidstone. Together with Coxheath Primary School and St Katherine's Primary School and Nursery, 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.

The school is popular and oversubscribed. 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. We compete successfully with other local schools in a wide range of sports and in local and county tournaments. The children swim all year round, taught by qualified swimming coaches, and all leave the school able to swim well.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 746214

Documents

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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.