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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-153S
  • Posted:23/01/2023
  • Pay:Actual salary £20,723 - 24,099pa
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:18/02/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:WC 20th February 2023


Job Title:                     Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Salary:                         Grade 7:  £24,291 to £28,249 pa depending on experience

                                   (Actual salary £20,723 to 24,099 pa)

Hours:                         37 hours per week (Term Time plus 5 inset days)

Responsible to:             Assistant Headteacher, SENCO

To work in collaboration with SENCO and teachers to support the learning of students, some of whom have Special Educational Needs (SEN).  To supervise and provide particular support for identified students, in 1:1 or small group interventions, ensuring their safety as well as supporting them to access the learning. Line manage teaching assistants and take on responsibility for specified areas of intervention with the SEN department.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Saturday 18th February 2023 with interviews expected to take place week commencing Monday 20th February 2023, although applications will be processed as they arrive and an earlier closing date may be made before this.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The schools senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the schools governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a six form entry in Y7/8 and a five form entry in Y9-11 with a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 1050 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Edwards
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322
  • Email: eedwards@wgsb.co.uk


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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.