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HLTA - Computing Lead and PPA Cover - Part-time

Valley Invicta Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F38-95-S
  • Posted:26/09/2023
  • Pay:VIAT 6 (£24,901) pro rata £9,085
  • Start Date:7th November 2023
  • App Close Date:11/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:13th October 2023


We have a unique opportunity for someone to specialise in the teaching of the primary Computing curriculum. As a school, the teaching of Computing supports our PPA arrangements and involves teaching KS2 pupils the curriculum through the Purple Mash programme.

Our pupils love their learning time in our fully equipped, modern Computing Suite. We are looking for someone to continue this learning journey with them. The ideal candidate should have experience or working with pupils in KS2, have a willingness to learn and be digitally literate!

We can offer:

  • Well behaved, enthusiastic pupils
  • A Macbook
  • A Teaching Assistant to support the teaching of these lessons
  • Training for Purple Mash, other programmes and the website
  • Direct line management and support

This role also involves some hours that are put aside for supporting the development of our school website and producing the Year 6 Leavers’ book.  The current hours for the role would be as below, however, we may need some flexibility moving forward.

Tuesday, 1pm – 4.30pm (to include an after school club)

Wednesday, 10.15am – 3.30pm (to include a lunchtime club & 20 minute break)

Thursday, 1pm – 3.30pm

Total hours of teaching time = 11.25 hours

Hours for website and CPD = 5 hours per week

Total hours for role = 16.25 hours (Term Time Only)

If you are interested in finding out more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Mrs Hennon on 01622 754633 t.hennon@eastborough.viat.org.uk

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. As part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the trust

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and four secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School, The Lenham School and the School of Science and Technology Maidstone. Invicta Grammar School is the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School is one of the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Hennon
  • Address:Valley Invicta Primary School At East Borough,
    Vinters Road,
    ME14 5DX
  • Telephone: 01622 623772
  • Email: t.hennon@eastborough.viat.org.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.