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Hlta - Part-time

Groombridge St Thomas School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC845-3332-9S
  • Posted:16/05/2023
  • Pay:Single Status Pay Scale
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:09/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint a committed and talented Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) at our small and friendly village school. As an HLTA, the successful candidate will support the delivery of lessons for two and a half days per week across the school.


We are looking for an individual who:

  • has experience of leading whole class teaching
  • has experience of supporting young people
  • is proactive, positive, calm and flexible
  • has high expectations of yourself and the children you work with
  • has excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • is committed to working as part of a team


In return we can offer:

  • Well-behaved children who are keen to learn
  • A supportive and friendly staff team
  • The opportunity to develop professionally

Interested applicants can download an application form and additional information from the school website.


Visits to the school are also welcome and candidates should contact Mrs Pett to make an appointment with the Headteacher.

All successful applicants will be subject to Child Protection/DBS checks and professional references.


         Closing date Friday 9th June 12pm

Information about the school

Groombridge St Thomas is a one form entry primary school situated just inside East Sussex, on the Kent/East Sussex border and a few miles from Tunbridge Wells. We are a happy school with positive, friendly, highly motivated and hardworking pupils and staff. Our school enjoys strong partnerships with parents, governors and the local community providing a creative, broad and balanced curriculum including Forest Schools and many extra-curricular clubs. We provide specialist teaching in French, music and PE and also hold the Gold Sports mark award.

Job Contact Information

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.