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Study Support Manager (HLTA) - Term Time

White Cliffs Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2315-66S
  • Posted:29/11/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/12/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:11th December 2023


White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School is looking to appoint a motivated, proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our passionate and dedicated staff team.

The school offers a happy and rewarding working environment, where staff and pupils share warm relationships.  Professional development and staff wellbeing is valued at all levels.  We also offer an expanding benefits package which includes an excellent Employee Support Programme (which includes free counselling support, GP appointments and wellbeing resources), a great salary-based pension scheme, a wellbeing day in term time, a staff discount scheme, and eye-care scheme and free tea and coffee on site.

The Key Stage 1 position would suit an individual that has a passion for working with children and is looking for a steppingstone towards a future career in education.  Please check the Job Description and Person Specification below for the requirements of the role - training can be provided where not all criteria are met.

Start Date: 1 January 2024.

Salary: Kent Range 5. £22,595 per annum (£17,222 when pro rataed for part time and term time). 

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Hours of work Monday to Friday, term time only 8.30am – 3.30pm.

Must have 5 GCSEs, including Mathematics and English GCSE at grade C/4 (or equivalent). Education to A-Level is desireable.

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

Please complete the application form and email to: hr@samphirestar.com


Information about the school

White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School is a happy and highly rewarding place to work and learn and shares a wonderful team spirit. Staff are passionate about realising the full potential of every child in our care. They are dedicated to achieving the highest possible standard.

White Cliffs has a proven track record and an excellent reputation for developing staff at all levels. We offer incredible CPD and training opportunities at White Cliffs and throughout the Trust.

The school is situated in the St. Radigund’s area of Dover. Overlooking the Coombe Valley, the school enjoys stunning views of Dover Castle and beautiful countryside.

We are a two-form entry primary school with the very popular Pebbles Nursery.

Outstanding provision for child and family welfare and well-being permeates the ethos of the school. The school was inspected by Ofsted in January 2019 and was graded ‘Good’ with our Nursery and Early Years graded ‘Outstanding.’

Ofsted said: ‘Pupils and staff enjoy warm relationships. Staff know pupils extremely well, helping to nurture and guide their development. Interactions between pupils and adults are heartfelt and genuine. In return, pupils treat the staff with the utmost respect. Pupils flourish within this trusting and caring environment.’

Our creative curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of extracurricular clubs and activities offered throughout the year which include sports clubs, craft, arts, dance, and gardening club. We also run a very popular Breakfast Club and Care After School Time (CAST) facility.

Our children enjoy coming to school and are proud of their school community. They uphold our school ethos to ‘work hard, behave well and care for one another.’

Information about the Trust

Samphire Star Education Trust 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 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:Kate Trevor / Kirsty Garcia Mills
  • Address:HR Team, Astor Secondary School, Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT17 0AS
  • Telephone: 01304200150
  • Email: hr@samphirestar.com


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.