Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Full-time

West Heath School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6079-14S
  • Posted:05/06/2018
  • Pay:£18,000.00
  • Start Date:Sep 2018
  • App Close Date:15/06/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 1SR


“Rebuilding lives through education”


West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential School with Charitable status for children aged 10-19yrs with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The successful candidate will work as part of an outstanding team.


We believe in developing life skills and encouraging students to realise their full potential through different educational pathways, alongside access to therapy and care.


We are looking to recruit two HLTAs in order to strengthen the quality of our provision to support our learners. HLTAs will continue to work in class, supporting learners but the role will include additional responsibilities. The responsibilities include but are not limited to, working with the Learning Support Manager to quality assure the practise of TAs across school. HLTAs will share responsibility for the induction of new TA colleagues and also be expected to work with individual students as well as small groups, planning, resourcing and delivering sessions.


Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) x 2


Starting September 2018

£18,000 per annum(actual salary)



HLTA qualification or willing to work towards

SEN experience

3 years Teaching Assistant experience



Term time only (39 weeks) Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week


Application Forms are on our website www.westheathschool.com

or contact dawn.cowcher@westheathschool.com


Closing date for applications is 5.00pm 15th June 2018



Successful applicant will be subject to pre – employment checks plus an Enhanced DBS check West Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Information about the school


Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1SR

“Rebuilding lives through education”

OFSTED outstanding March 2017

West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status. We provide a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education. We believe in “rebuilding lives through education”, developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities .

Term Time Only (39 Weeks)

“A fun place to work where social development is valued as much as education”

“The support you receive from the moment you arrive at West Heath School is excellent…”

“Two days are never the same at West Heath School and this certainly keeps you on your toes!”

“The students at West Heath School have so much to offer and as a Teaching Assistant, you learn lots...”

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Becky Finch
  • Address:West Heath , Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR
  • Telephone: 01732 460 553
  • Email: hr@westheathschool.com

Fax: 01732 456 734

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.