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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-175-S
  • Posted:16/03/2023
  • Pay:PFT C1 £24,282 FTE (£18,184 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Schools this job is for


After successfully opening in September 2020, Springhead Park Primary continues to grow and develop, offering a holistic approach to primary education for the local community. We currently have children from Nursery to Year 6. As we are a growing school, we are looking for an HLTA to join our team to help with our capacity to support children with their learning and allow teachers the time to plan, prepare and lead developments across our school. 

Springhead Park can offer you the chance to contribute to establishing this holistic, creative and outward facing culture from the beginning of our journey.

For further information about the school, please visit our website: https://www.springheadparkprimary.com/welcome/

Or search for us on Facebook or Twitter:

Facebook: @SpringheadParkPrimary 

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a talented HLTA to join our growing staff team. You will need to be a strong HLTA, someone who can generate warm, but firm relationships with children, make learning fun yet challenging, who can inspire young minds and who can meet the needs of every child.

We work in collaboration with our Trust, The Primary First Trust, which currently consists of ten primary schools in Medway, Kent and Bexley. This gives us a wide support network and allows our staff to grow professionally and our children to achieve excellence.  

We would love to speak to you about this opportunity, please feel free to contact Wayne Clayton on 01474 555155 who will be more than happy to discuss this post further. Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. 

Please feel free to contact us via email

Email: office@springhead.kent.sch.uk

Further details about this vacancy are available to download from the downloads section below. 

Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CVs will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to office@springhead.kent.sch.uk by noon,12 pm Thursday, 6th April 2023 . Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to Mr Wayne Clayton, Head Teacher at Springhead Park Primary School, Springhead Parkway, Northfleet, DA11 8BY.

References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

The Primary First Trust and Springhead Park Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.

The Primary First Trust and Springhead Park Primary School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.



Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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 Education.