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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Luton Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2199-84S
  • Posted:22/02/2024
  • Pay:NJC - D2 (£23,114.00 - £25,979.00 FTE)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/03/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Luton Primary School are looking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, inclusive Team.  Do you have the ability to inspire, motivate and support pupils? If so, Luton Primary School could be for you!

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, you will work primarily within the classroom alongside the class teacher assisting and supporting to ensure effective and efficient teaching is acheived on a daily basis.  The role involves daily interaction with pupils and the class teacher, following lesson plans and preparing the learning environment. There will also be the opportuniy to work with small groups with specific learning targets and cover/lead the class as and when required.

The ideal candidate will be able to promote positive behaviour patterns, raise self-esteem and improve independent working in children to assist in their education and growth.

Personal Qualities:

  • Be well organised;
  • Able to use your own initiative;
  • To be able to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • You will be felixble in your approach, reliable, enthusiatic and have a positive attitude and;
  • Have a sense of humour!

Desirable Experience:

  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant within a primary school setting;
  • HLTA Qualification;
  • Good subject knowledge in reading, writing and maths;
  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Qualification or similar and;

We are a highly successful school and are committed to the welfare and the safeguarding of all children.

Appointment of this position will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure check and successful references.

A full job description is attached.

Information about the school

Luton Primary School Part of Rivermead Inclusive Trust is a three form Primary and Nursery for children aged 3 to 11 years. We are very proud of the children and all their achievements and recognise that each and every person who is involved in the school; both children and adults thrive and enjoy the experience of being here. Our main aim is to provide high quality education that enables all of our children to reach their full potential. Children only have one chance in education and it is therefore vital that they are motivated to achieve the highest standards. We want them to experience the excitement of learning in a happy, secure and stimulating environment so that each and every child in our care experiences success after success both whilst with us and in the years to come. We pride ourselves on the firm foundation we help every child to set for their future.

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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.