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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Ryarsh Primary School, Ryarsh

  • Ref:KCC886-2189-122S
  • Posted:05/09/2019
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/09/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:September/October 2019


We are looking for a new HLTA to join our team this academic year to work with our incredibly enthusiastic and compassionate children to provide high quality cover for lessons in Key Stage 1 and 2.  We are continuing to develop a new curriculum to engage and inspire all of our children and this position presents a wonderful opportunity for a skilled HLTA to join us to help us deliver this curriculum

The post is for 21 hours per week during term time, every afternoon (1.00-3.30) and two mornings (8.30-12.45) per week. We would be keen to work with your strengths - for example, cover could be planned to make the most of your skills in Music, French or other areas of expertise. This position is offered initially on a fixed term contract until the end of the academic year and provides a wonderful opportunity to grow your skills in an environment that values development and learning for children and staff.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced HLTA or someone with the skill and desire to provide high-quality whole class cover who will be able to fit into our culture and ethos of putting the children at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for someone who is also:

  • able to build strong relationships with children
  • skilled at delivering whole class sessions
  • willing to develop and adapt their approach to whole class cover sessions
  • committed to the highest possible expectations for our children
  • able to demonstrate strong levels of teamwork and collaboration

At Ryarsh Primary School we can offer you:

  • a welcoming school, genuinely at the heart of its community
  • a supportive and friendly staff team
  • hardworking, motivated and well behaved children
  • excellent opportunities for professional development
  • flexibility to build on your strengths and talents
  • extensive grounds and facilities

We are proud to be a highly successful school, rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Our visitors tell us that our school has a great feel and ethos, living up to our school motto, "forward thinking for a brighter future".

To find out more about this opportunity, please feel free to visit or contact the school to discuss the role in more detail.

Ryarsh Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to the position will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure check.

Information about the school

Here at Ryarsh Primary School, we are dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing and happy learning environment. We are united by a strong sense of community and work together to enthuse and inspire all learners to give their very best. We are a popular and over-subscribed school in a traditional Kent village, with 210 children in 7 classes. Our children have a wonderful attitude to learning and are a complete pleasure to teach. Our staff team are friendly, talented and positive, making Ryarsh a great place to work. In 2012, the school was judged Outstanding in all categories by Ofsted. Please visit our website at www.ryarsh.kent.sch.uk to find out more about us.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Daniel Childs, Headteacher
  • Address:Birling Road, Ryarsh, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5LS
  • Telephone: (01732) 870600
  • Email: headteacher@ryarsh.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01732) 870600


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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.