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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-555S
  • Posted:14/12/2018
  • Pay:NJC
  • Start Date:Jan 2019
  • App Close Date:06/01/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:W/c 7th January 2019


Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Maternity)

Special Educational Needs – Science

Required from January 2019


Salary: NJC Scale 4/5 Points18-25 pro rata to £13,865 - £16,981

32.5 hours per week, term time only



Are you a team player with excellent interpersonal skills who enjoys working with young people? 


The successful candidate will be part of our busy and supportive SEN team working with students who experience difficulties in accessing the science curriculum. 


The objective of this post is to boost the scientific skills, alongside numeracy and literacy skills of targeted students so they can access the science curriculum. The needs of the targeted students will vary; some will have special educational needs such as Dyslexia or ASD.


The appointed HLTA would generally work with small groups of students, within the main classroom, to ensure students’ progress and to boost their confidence. The role will involve planning, preparing and delivering group work or team teaching with the main class teacher.


As with all HLTA’s the post holder will be expected to progress students’ learning and with other professionals support pupils’ social, emotional and physical wellbeing.   It is necessary for the candidate to have qualifications in Maths/Numeracy or English/Literacy equivalent to at least NVQ Level 2. An HLTA qualification or evidence of working at this level would be advantageous.


Application packs are available from Kent-teach.com or our school website www.homewood-school.co.uk alternatively please send an email to Karen in Human Resources on vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk .


Closing date for applications: 6thJanuary 2019 however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

We would be delighted to receive an application from you if you would like to be part of our enthusiastic, committed and innovative team at Tenterden Schools Trust.

Our schools are committed to securing the future for the young people in the Trust, striving for excellence in education, bringing each unique and distinctive community together to support our young people and their families and providing a seamless and coherent learning experience from 0 - 19.

We offer an exciting and varied curriculum and we challenge and support our students in their studies so that they can achieve their very best in everything they do.

Our ethos is based on “Learning, Respect and Belonging”. We have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school. We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities. Community links are important to us and we work closely with local schools and the wider community.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful in your application you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

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Fax: 01580764188


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