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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Term Time

St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-3755-70S
  • Posted:04/11/2022
  • Pay:C1 Point 6-19
  • Start Date:Jan 0001
  • App Close Date:09/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


An exciting opportunity to join our team at St Mary's Catholic Primary.

Position Type: Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Main Subject: Primary

Pay Spine: C1 Pt 6 -19

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), to join our hard working and supportive team. 

You will work in a warm, friendly and caring environment, and play an essential role in our team, in order to help our children achieve their best.

As part of St Mary’s team, you will be responsible for supporting children’s development through the provision of a safe, enriched and stimulating child-centred learning.  You will support the teacher with the planning and teaching of the curriculum, using assessment outcomes to provide next steps, to extend and holistically support children’s development.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate and enthusiastic about supporting children’s development;
  • Be a qualified Higher Level Teaching Assistant;
  • Develop strong relationships with children, staff and other stakeholders;
  • Have the ability to motivate and inspire children throughout their learning journey;
  • Be able to use specialist skills/training/experience to support children’s needs;
  • Be committed to the school's high standards of teaching, learning and pastoral care;
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the curriculum, with the ability to monitor and record a child’s progress.

We offer:

  • An inclusive and caring ethos;
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated and happy children;
  • Welcoming and supportive staff;
  • A well-resourced school;
  • Exceptional opportunities for professional development;
  • A wider professional learning community;
  • A supportive Governing Body;
  • A caring school and parish community.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by prior arrangement, please call the School Office: 01634 855783 to make an appointment.

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding pupils, any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, health check and Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and proof of right to work in the UK. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Closing date:  Friday 9th December 2022 at 9am


Interviews: TBC

Information about the school

St Mary's is a successful and happy school, combining a caring Catholic ethos with enthusiastic learners. Children's behaviour is outstanding due to our commitment to high expectations and a positive approach to learning.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 856 459


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.