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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Barnsole Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-2396-95S
  • Posted:10/06/2024
  • Pay: C2 - points 12 - 18 - (£11,709 - £12,955) Actual
  • Start Date:29th August 2024
  • App Close Date:15/07/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:19th July 2024

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Hours: 3 days per week, 9.00 am - 3.30 pm , 39

C2 - points 12 - 18 - actual salary £11,709 - £12,985 per annum 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA). The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing high-quality teaching and support to our students, fostering an engaging and inclusive learning environment. Join our committed team to make a meaningful impact on children's education and development.

We are looking for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant who:

  • Puts pupils first.
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner who can lead by exemplary practice.
  • Has high expectations of all pupils and secure exceptional outcomes for all.
  • Be optimistic, energetic, resilient and creative.
  • Be active in developing positive relationships with our pupils
  • Embrace change and innovation positively and with a good sense of humour.

Our recent successful Ofsted Inspection in February 2024 graded Barnsole as ‘Good’ which is a recognition of all the hard work and commitment shown by the children, staff and wider community. Ofsted commented, ‘The school is a calm and orderly environment. Staff have high expectations and pupils behave well. The school aims for pupils to be resilient and have a lifelong curiosity about the world. There are high expectations for all pupils to do well.’

What we can offer candidates: 

  • A positive, friendly and happy working environment
  • A fantastic school community all working towards achieving the best for our pupils
  • National terms and conditions
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • Continuing Professional Development 
  • Early access salary scheme & financial advice (Wagestream)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you. Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged, please contact the school office to arrange a time. 

Find out more about Barnsole Primary School, Maritime Academy Trust, a full job description and a link to our online application form in the attached candidate information pack

Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the My New Term  website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, 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 to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children with Hiring Managers to be discussed at interview stage.

Information about the school

Barnsole Primary School is part of the Maritime Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools based in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway. Our academies have transformed through targeted collaboration, innovative ideas and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with leadership and life skills.

Barnsole Primary is an outstanding three-form community primary school situated in Medway with a thriving school nursery on site.

We are committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment where each one of our pupils can achieve their potential and flourish academically and socially. We have exceptionally high expectations of all our pupils and endeavour to nurture their self-confidence and self-esteem so that they can be the best they can be.

Relationships with parents and our wider community is something we put right at the top of our agenda. If you would like to visit please do not hesitate to contact us and we also actively encourage feedback so if you feel there is something we can do better please let us know.

Our recent successful Ofsted Inspection in February 2024 graded Barnsole as ‘Good’ which is a recognition of the all the hard work and commitment shown by the children, staff and wider community. Ofsted commented, ‘The school is a calm and orderly environment. Staff have high expectations and pupils behave well. The school aims for pupils to be resilient and have a lifelong curiosity about the world. There are high expectations for all pupils to do well.’

We look forward to meeting with you.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 333400

Documents

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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.