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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Mundella Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2296-130S
  • Posted:06/01/2023
  • Pay:KR7
  • Start Date:Mon 17th March 2023 or sooner
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 1st March



Are you an exisiting HLTA or a TA who would like to train as a HLTA? 

We would like to recruit dynamic HLTA's to join our happy, friendly and dedicated team in Folkestone. We would welcome applications from experienced HLTA's or TA's with a minumum 3 years experience, who would be willing to undertake the appropriate HLTA level training. 

We need them to be highly motivated and committed to promoting aspiration and celebrating achievements, making a true difference and improving our children's life chances.

The ideal candidate will be able to think on their feet; working both independently and as part of the team, promote positive learning behaviours and effectively plan and assess. Furthermore, they will be part of our commitment to ensuring that learning progress, for all children, meets and surpasses expectations.

This is an exciting opportunity for candidates to join a school at a creative and forward thinking time in its development and become fully involved in supporting learning and whole class teaching.

We are looking for someone who is confident in their ability to deliver learning and have impact on all pupils. We want you to make a real difference.

Our HLTA's are part of our Phase Teams and usually undertake weekly teaching duties to cover PPA and absence within these teams. Our Phase teams are;

Phase 1 (Reception and Year 1)

Phase 2 (Year 2, 3 and 4)

Phase 3 (Year 5 and 6)

Working hours will be 8.30am- 3.15pm Term time only (31.25 hours a week), with a 30 minute lunch break and INSET Days. This is intially a fixed term contract until July 2024, but we would hope to extend this to permananent for the right candidate.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be a positive team player
  • Be driven, raising children's aspirations.
  • Have high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.
  • The ability to work across all classes would be advantageous

Tours are not essential but strongly advised.

Information about the school

Mundella Primary School is a forward thinking and child centered school situated in East Folkestone. The school is comprised of 7 classes and caters for up to 210 children in Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2.

The school has a happy and friendly atmosphere, with a very dedicated staff who are ambitious for all their pupils and the community they serve.

With Aspiration and Achievement at our heart, the school values good behaviour and offers a creative environment in which children are keen to learn and fulfil their true potential.

We are proud to be part of the Veritas Multi Academy Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lauren Wharmby- Deputy Headteacher
  • Address:Black Bull Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5QX
  • Telephone: (01303) 252265
  • Email: lwharmby@mundella.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01303) 252281


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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.