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Study Support Manager (HLTA) - Term Time

White Cliffs Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2315-54S
  • Posted:02/12/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:19/12/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Study Support Manager (HLTA)

White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School is looking to appoint two motivated, proactive and enthusiastic individuals to join our staff team. The positions would suit individuals that have a passion for working with children and are looking for a steppingstone towards a future career in education. Both positions are within Key Stage 2.

These positions are initially fixed term until 31.08.2023

Start Date: Immediate start or as soon as available

Salary: Kent Range 5. £20,595 per annum (£15,628 pro rata).  32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Annual leave is not to be taken during the term and will therefore be paid in addition to salary.

You will be required to work Monday to Friday, term time only 8.30am – 3.30pm.

The successful candidate should be educated to A Level or equivalent and must have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grade C/4 (or equivalent), including Mathematics and English. Certificates will need to be shown at interview or upon appointment.   

You will be able to tour the school when you are called for interview.

Please complete the application form and email to: paprincipal@whitecliffsprimary.com

Closing date: 02.12.2022

Reporting to: Assistant Headteacher and SENCO

Liaising with: Headteacher of School, Trust Leadership Team, School Leadership Team, Deputy Headteacher, teaching and support staff, external agencies, pupils and parents.


  • To cover classes for teacher absence.
    • To cover classes for teachers PPA time.
    • To plan learning alongside class teachers.
    • Responsible for pupil assessment/progress charts.
    • Intervention work – manage, plan and deliver personal support programmes.
    • Administration and organisation of teaching and learning resources.
    • Under the direction of the teachers and subject co-ordinators to complete gap analysis across the School in their subject.
    • To manage the behaviour support plans on a day-to-day basis.
    • To be responsible for workforce reform tasks.
    • To use ICT effectively.
    • To assist with general organisation and preparation of resources and the learning environment.
    • To undertake playground duties in accordance with the timetable.
    • To undertake lunch duties as directed

Competencies: To exhibit and promote the following:

• Flexibility.
• Initiative.
• Confidence.
• Creating trust.
• Developing potential.
• Respect for others.
• Team working.
• Understanding others.
• Challenge and support.
• Drive for improvement.
• Impact and influence.
• Managing pupils.
• Passion for learning.

Information about the school

White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School is a happy and highly rewarding place to work and learn and shares a wonderful team spirit. Staff are passionate about realising the full potential of every child in our care. They are dedicated to achieving the highest possible standard.

White Cliffs has a proven track record and an excellent reputation for developing staff at all levels. We offer incredible CPD and training opportunities at White Cliffs and throughout the Trust.

The school is situated in the St. Radigund’s area of Dover. Overlooking the Coombe Valley, the school enjoys stunning views of Dover Castle and beautiful countryside.

We are a two-form entry primary school with the very popular Pebbles Nursery.

Outstanding provision for child and family welfare and well-being permeates the ethos of the school. The school was inspected by Ofsted in January 2019 and was graded ‘Good’ with our Nursery and Early Years graded ‘Outstanding.’

Ofsted said: ‘Pupils and staff enjoy warm relationships. Staff know pupils extremely well, helping to nurture and guide their development. Interactions between pupils and adults are heartfelt and genuine. In return, pupils treat the staff with the utmost respect. Pupils flourish within this trusting and caring environment.’

Our creative curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of extracurricular clubs and activities offered throughout the year which include sports clubs, craft, arts, dance, gardening and puzzle club. We also run a very popular Breakfast Club and Care After School Time (CAST) facility.

Our children enjoy coming to school and are proud of their school community. They uphold our school ethos to ‘work hard, behave well and care for one another.’

Information about the Trust

Samphire Star Education Trust Trust (the Trust) is a family of schools which serve the south of Kent community and beyond. It comprises Astor Secondary School, Barton Junior School, Shatterlocks Infant and Nursery School, White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School. We have a well-established reputation for offering our pupils a safe and caring environment in which they can be happy and thrive as they learn. Ideas and opportunities are explored with enthusiasm through a broad and balanced curriculum throughout the Trust. All young people in our community are encouraged and supported to be the very best versions of themselves possible.

Trustees prioritise the safety and wellbeing of our staff and students. At all levels, individuals have the opportunity to extend their interests and develop their talents through collaboration and celebration within strong and imaginative teams.

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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.