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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Barton Junior School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2310-65S
  • Posted:22/05/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Barton Junior School is looking to appoint a motivated, proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our staff team. The position would suit individuals that have a passion for working with children and are looking for a stepping stone towards a future career in education.

Salary: Kent Range 5. £22,595 per annum (£17,222 pro rata) with progression to £23,693 per annum (£18,059 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.   

Study Support Managers are classroom based HLTA's who support with every aspect of the education of our young people. 


  • 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.

 Start Date: Immediate start or as soon as available  

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

 Please complete the application form and email to: barton@bartonjuniorschool.com

 Closing date: Open

Interviews will be held immediately for suitable applicants:


Information about the school

Barton Junior school is a two-form entry Junior school (ages 7-11) in the heart of Dover. We provide our children with an excellent continuation of their education from infant school. Our aim is for every child to reach their full potential through creating a stimulating and caring environment that provides challenges and enjoyment, where children’s natural curiosity and wonder about the world around them is encouraged, where children will thrive. We believe in the partnership between home and school and believe ‘Together we make a difference.’ All members of the team play a vital part in achieving this and are recognised as valuable members of the school community.

Shatterlocks Infant and Nursery School is a highly successful school. It benefits from modern buildings and is very well resourced with an outstanding staff. The school has up to 180 children in the main school and 52 children in the nursery.

Samphire Star Education 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, from the youngest to the oldest, 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.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss M O'Dell
  • Address:Barton Junior School. Barton Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 2ND
  • Telephone: 01304201643
  • Email: barton@bartonjuniorschool.com

Fax: 01304 214725


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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.