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Term Time - Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Full-time

South Avenue Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2435-84S
  • Posted:08/01/2019
  • Pay:Band 6-7, Points 16-24 £19,272-£24,960 (Pro Rata)
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:28/01/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 31st January


We are seeking a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team.  This is to provide cover for PPA, CPD and sickness and will involve working across all year groups in the school.  We are looking for someone who is:

  • committed to providing the best learning experience for all children
  • passionate about supporting the wellbeing of every child
  • enthusiastic and dedicated

Ideally, the candidate will already have an HLTA qualification or equivalent, however we will also consider applicants who are in the process of training or who are keen to train and can show relevant prior experience.  Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the school office on 01795 477750 or email headteacher@southavenue.kent.sch.uk to arrange an appointment.  If you would like further information about the post please phone the school office. 

Please use the school's application form, which is attached to this advert if you would like to apply, email is acceptable but forms will require signing if invited to interview.

Evidence of qualifications will be sought and should be available if called for interview, as well as documentation clarifying identity and right to work in the UK.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.

Information about the school

South Avenue is a popular two form entry primary school in Sittingbourne. It was formed in 2014 following the merger of the infant and junior schools, which occupy the same site, and is a member of Fulston Manor Academies Trust.

Since amalgamation the school has made rapid progress and was judged to be “Good” in all categories at the end of the 2017 Ofsted inspection. You can find a copy of our most recent Ofsted report on the website.

Our school vision is We Discover, We Learn, We Grow. We aim to ensure every child is ready for a lifetime of learning and equipped for the real world. We follow our school 6Cs - Collaboration, Commitment, Creativity, Courage, Community and Challenge.

There is a strong community feel about the school and we pride ourselves on looking not only to deliver a rich and balanced curriculum and providing pupils with the tools to learn, but also having a strong focus on the well-being of each child.

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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.