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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - High Needs - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2038-68S
  • Posted:23/11/2022
  • Pay:VIAT 4, starting at £16,412 pro rata to £19,755
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:12/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Valley Invicta Academies Trust requires an experienced HLTA to join our SRP team within at our primary school at Kings Hill.

This is a permanent postion for 37 hours per week, for 38 weeks per year but there may be the opportunity for this post to be full time with other roles within the school.   

You will work closely with the teacher and wider school team to support children on a 1:1, small group and whole class basis.  The ideal candidate will be hard-working, flexible and adaptable, and will have a calm and positive approach to working with children.

Our school is excited to be able to appoint a new member to our team who has qualifications, skills, and ambition to work flexibly across the school with our mainstream pupils and those in our Speialist Resource Provision.

This person will work alongside the SLT, SENCo and other teachers to lead quality learning, supporting the creative delivery of the curriculum in ways to build confidence in personal development and full access to a broad and rich learning experiences.

Having a good knowledge of SEND, IT programmes and creativity to deliver personalised resources and promote independence is necessary.

The school team are highly motivated to enable all children to succeed, and this career opportunity would enable the right candidate to work towards developing outstanding practice while building their own career path supported through a bespoke career programme.

What we offer 

  • A friendly and inclusive team who are supportive of one another and focused on well-being.
  • Fantastic pupils who want to learn.
  • Opportunities and support for career development that includes coaching.
  • The chance to work across schools as part of our small and friendly Academy Trust.

 We warmly invite visits to our school to see how we work and to find out more about the role.

Please complete the application form using the link below and submit to hrviat@viat.org.uk quoting the school and job reference number shown above. 

For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website:  www.viat.org.uk

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and four secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at Eastborough.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School, The Lenham School and SST Maidstone. Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR Team
  • Address:11 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME14 4AL
  • Telephone: 03033030000 option 5
  • Email: recruitment@viat.org.uk


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.