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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Knockhall Primary School, Greenhithe

  • Ref:KCC886-2092-77S
  • Posted:01/08/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 7
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:22/08/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 2nd September


Knockall Primary School are looking for a 1 year fixed term Higher Level Teaching Assisant, to join the lovely team to support with the delivery of education to our children.  The post is for 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 38 weeks pear year.

This position would be ideal for an experienced teaching assistant, cover supervisor or current HLTA looking forward to taking the next steps of their career.

The long term goal for our HLTAs are to progress into teaching with the support and development of our Trust.

The role of the HLTA can vary from day to day but will involve preparing and delivering lessons around a specialist subject such as the performing arts, or it could be carrying out specialist interventions with groups of children or working with whole classes to support the school with delivering lessons.

As part of a Trust, you will have the opportunity to share best practice, plan and prepare with colleagues across the Trust as well as within your home school.

You will also have the opportunity to bring your own flair, creativity and passion for the role and work with amazing, dedicated and inquisitve children and staff that share a love of learning.

The Woodland Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.woodlandacademytrust.co.uk

Please note that two references are required for this post and must include your most recent employment as your first reference.  It would be appreciated if applicants could include the email addresses for both referees within their application within the appropriate section.


Our staff receive 3 extra paid well-being days per year, an extensive CPD offer, amazing development opportunities, employee assistance programme and a chance to make a real difference in a supportive and happy environment.


Information about the school

At Knockhall Primary School, we are never satisfied with anything but the best for our children and we have them at the heart of everything we do. We foster a positive and caring ethos where every child can be happy, safe and able to learn well. We expect all children to:

Achievement Work hard to fulfil their potential and develop as confident independent learners. Make good or better progress as a result of consistently good teaching.

Aspiration Be provided with a broad and relevant curriculum to ensure that they gain in confidence and develop the skills and knowledge required for the future.

Aspire To be the best they can possibly be.

Teamwork Work confidently within a group, contribute their own ideas effectively and fully share individual and collective responsibility.

Respect Be polite and respectful to others in action and words. Respect the environment, equipment and other people’s ideas, beliefs and differences.

Honesty Tell the truth at all times and be fair and just.

Pride Be proud of everything they do, have self-respect and a sense of personal worth.

Resilience Learn that initial failure is a learning experience that with perseverance and determination leads to future success.

We aim to inspire children to be the very best they can be and to ensure that they are well developed and responsible citizens of the future.

We are a strong and happy school community where all children are included and where all can take part.

Parents and Carers are the greatest influence on a child’s life and their life chances.

We work closely with all families and place a high value on that support to make sure that by working closely together every child is safe, secure and doing their very best.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01322) 624 509

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.