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Hlta - Part-time

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-3919-116S
  • Posted:05/04/2019
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:24/04/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Friday 26th April

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If you share the same passion for improving the life chances of children and young people and would be interested in working for Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, a school looking for rapid improvement, then we look forward to hearing from you!  We are searching for a passionate and enthusiastic individual who is committed to supporting the delivery of a creative and inspirational curriculum to all our wonderful children. If you think this a role you could fill, then read on for the full job description.

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We are seeking to appoint a Higher Level Teacher Assistant within our school for KS1/KS2.

The contract is due to start as soon as possible, although there may be possibilities for a May start for the right candidate.  You will be required to work 34 hours per week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm Wednesday 8.30am – 5pm.  We are a growing school looking for additional staff and some maternity cover.

Take a look at this short video with our children talking about their time at DBCPS. This is just a snippet of how our children view our school and what you could look forward to by becoming part of our growing and supportive team. We pride ourselves on making the children’s time at our school as engaging, and as creative, as possible. 

We have a supportive and enthusiastic team of school leaders, teaching staff, support staff and governors who, together, are committed to moving the school forward on its journey of school improvement. We believe in nurturing and developing our staff, supporting them to achieve their goals and career progression, through peer support, coaching and CPD.

Applicants should:

  • Be successful in demonstrating highly effective KS1 and KS2 classroom practice.
  • Proven knowledge of delivering interventions.
  • Make a difference to the lives and futures of the children at DBCPS by encouraging and supporting them in their learning and personal development.
  • Have high expectations of what pupils can achieve and successful behaviour management skills.
  • Demonstrate outstanding creativity and a proactive approach to supporting in class.
  • Be a fun and lively character who develops good relationships with all children.
  • Work effectively within a diverse team and to engage with the friends and families of DBCPS.
  • Versatile and confident working with different year groups with an expectation to help cover classes and lessons on occasion.


The successful candidate will support the class teacher in:

  • Providing stimulating, engaging activities suitable to the primary age range.
  • Keeping records and providing pupils with feedback to inform and support subsequent provision.
  • Working in close partnership with parents /carers to improve pupil outcomes.
  • Meeting the physical, social and emotional needs of the children.
  • Assessing children's learning with reference to relevant National curriculum and school assessment documents.

We can offer:

  • Friendly supportive staff, governors and a welcoming community.
  • Happy, enthusiastic, well behaved children who are eager to learn.
  • A commitment to your professional development.

Information about the school

Learning innovation and Ubuntu are two elements that are vital to Dartford Bridge Community Primary School.

Following our opening in an award-winning new building in 2009 we are a school that continues to grow and expand, and in September we will be at capacity as a two-form school from EYFS to Year 6. We are located on The Bridge community campus and more information about the local area can be found here: www.thebridgedartford.co.uk

Our Ubuntu philosophy is a very important part of who we are and what we believe in as a school and wider community. The school council, governors and parents are very involved in the continuing development of our school.

Visit our website to see some of the exciting adventures that our staff and children embark on including; residential trips, street dance, art, drama and sports. These are just some of the exciting extra-curricular opportunities we provide and encourage our children to participate in. While visiting the website please make sure you check out our ‘In the Spotlight’ section – our celebration of our children’s talents inside, and outside, of school!

Staff and pupils are proud to be a part of the local community. Join our exciting school that is rapidly improving and be part of the achievement of our pupils and staff.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - the successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check. Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Mrs Linda Pilbeam on 01322 424023 to arrange a visit.

We hope that you will take the time to find out a little more about us and look forward to meeting you soon.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Pilbeam
  • Address:Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Birdwood Ave, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5GB
  • Telephone: Tel: 01322 424021
  • Email: Finance@dbcps.kent.sch.uk

Fax: Fax: 01322 424062

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.