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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Dunton Green Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2130-113S
  • Posted:25/05/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:14/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 22 June 2023


Dunton Green Primary School is looking to appoint a HLTA to start work in the school to work with teachers to organise and support teaching and learning activities for classes.

The primary focus is to undertake specified work with individuals, groups and whole classes under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment.

Use teaching and learning objectives to plan, evaluate and adjust lessons/work plans as appropriate with agreed systems of supervision.

Assess the needs of pupils and use knowledge and specialist skills to support pupils' learning.

Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate.

We ask candidates to clearly identify in their applications their interest/specialism/experience against these aspects. We are willing to provide training and support an exceptional candidate through HLTA accreditation. 

The position will be 5 days a week, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:00pm, 35 hours p/w, term time only. A part-time position may also be considered. Where appropriate, we would expect the successful candidate to attend all relevant staff inset training.

Salary is KR5 £22,595 (full time equivalent)

Strong applications may be shortlisted earlier for interview.

We are a friendly, one-form entry school. Our HLTA will work to ensure the very best outcomes for our children. We can offer commitment to individual professional development as well as working alongside a hardworking and committed team of teachers, support staff and leadership team.

Full enhanced DBS check and references will be required, and the successful applicant will need a health check and child protection training. Although the post is term time only, there is a requirement to attend a one-day inset every September for statutory safeguarding training.



Information about the school

Dunton Green Primary School is a friendly village school of. We are a loving school which puts children at the heart of all our decision making and have a strong family ethos.

Our recent Ofsted, March 2024, recognises the positive and ambitious school that we are.

The school is situated in the village of Dunton Green and provides a wide range of extra curricular clubs and is at the heart of the community. We are a one form entry school. The school has 7 registration groups.

We are part of the Compass Federation which includes two other local schools who benefit from shared staffing, leadership and development opportunities.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the school office and visiting our website www.dunton-green.kent.sch.uk.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01732 743263


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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.