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Part-Time Senior Teaching Assistant/Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Charing CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3343-74S
  • Posted:30/01/2019
  • Pay:KR5/KR6
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:4 March 2019


We are looking for an enthusiastic, positive Senior Teaching Assistant/HLTA with a track record of excellent work with children.  The post will adapt and change with the current needs of the school, but will usually involve covering teachers' PPA release time, sickness cover and planned training release time in Reception and Key Stage 1.

The position involves working in partnership with class teachers with an aim to achieve the best outcomes for our children, supporting individuals and groups of pupils. You need to understand how to motivate and encourage pupils to make progress and have the ability to differentiate and adapt learning programmes to suit varying needs.  

The successful applicant will have a Level 3 Diploma (or equivalent) plus knowledge acquired through training and experience to the level of professional standards specified for HLTA status plus additional professional development or be suitably experienced and be willing to undertake training to complete the qualification.  The successful person will support our Christian values and ethos. 

This position is part time for 32.5 hours/week (8.30 am to 3.30 pm Monday – Friday with ½ hour for lunch). Pay is at KR5 or KR6 depending on experience and qualifications, pro-rata term-time only (39 weeks).

Charing CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

If you are looking for a rewarding role, in which you will make a difference to pupils' lives and gain valuable experience and training yourself, then this is the post for you.  In return we can offer you a friendly and hardworking team of staff and governors, who will be fully supportive of your professional development.

You are welcome to come and visit the school.  Please contact the school office to make an appointment: 01233 712277.

If you require any further information please telephone or email the school (office@charing.kent.sch.uk). Applications should be submitted using the Kent-Teach website as no CV only applications will be accepted.

Information about the school

Charing CE Primary School is a happy, secure, Christian environment situated in the beautiful village of Charing on the A20 between Maidstone and Ashford. The school has approximately 110 pupils ranging in ages from 4-11 years. The school has strong links with the church and the community of Charing, with excellent pastoral care, and is committed to raising standards ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential. It was graded a good SIAMS in November 2017 and a Good Ofsted in March 2017.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Katie Wratten (Executive Headteacher)
  • Address:School Road, Charing, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0JN
  • Telephone: (01233) 712277
  • Email: office@charing.kent.sch.uk


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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.