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Higher Level Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time/Part-time

Otford Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2138-146S
  • Posted:04/06/2019
  • Pay:KR scale according to experience
  • Start Date:September 2019
  • App Close Date:14/06/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 17th June


We have vacancies for HLTAs on a part-time/full-time basis. We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate and motivated HLTAs to work at our school. You will be fully committed to supporting excellent outcomes and further improving standards. The successful applicants will be working alongside our skilled, friendly and supportive team to help our children enjoy, learn and achieve success.

Applicants should:

  • Be successful in demonstrating highly effective KS1 and KS2 classroom practice.
  • Proven knowledge of delivering interventions.
  • Have proven skills and abilities of providing exciting learning experiences to motivate children
  • Have high expectations of what pupils can achieve and successful behaviour management skills.

The successful candidates 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.

Candidates will need to have a clear knowledge and understanding of working with children in a classroom, be willing to contribute to a team, have good communication skills and should be fully committed to supporting the vision, aims and values of our good school. 

Further Information

All applicants are strongly encouraged and very welcome to visit our friendly school and to look at our website. Please ring the office to arrange an appointment.

Information about the school

Otford Primary School is located near Sevenoaks, based in the historic village of Otford. We are a two-form entry school, drawing from the village and immediate surrounding areas with committed staff and parents. We like to maximise links within the village and local community.

The School has undergone buildings and facilities development in the last few years. A large sports field and outdoor spaces are used to maximise physical activity and learning outside the classroom as well as weekly Forest School sessions off site. Please refer to our website for more information!

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and views it with paramount importance. It engages with children and staff in policy and practice developments, and proactively encourages feedback. The school requires employees to obtain a Criminal Records disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including checks against the barred list.

Job Contact Information

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.