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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Blean Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2258-132S
  • Posted:11/09/2019
  • Pay:KR7
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/09/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:2nd October 2019


Temporary HLTA (until August 2020)


32.5 hours per week: 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Term Time only

We are looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to support teaching staff through planning, preparing and delivering lessons to facilitate non contact time for teachers and short term sickness cover.

We are looking for –

  • a versatile practitioner who meets the HLTA standards and who can provide high quality learning experiences for all year groups throughout the primary phase;
  • competent skills in maths, IT, written and spoken English;
  • an effective team member willing to contribute to the group but also able to work independently and on their own initiative;
  • excellent communication skills in order to build rapport with adults and children both verbally and in writing;
  • flexibility with effective time management skills;
  • energy and a sense of humour!

 We can offer –

  • a dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated team;
  • good opportunities for professional development;
  • worthwhile responsibilities linked to areas of expertise and time to fulfil the role;
  • a supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and pupils.

 If you are looking for the next step in your career, and want to make a significant contribution towards the further development of educational provision for Blean pupils, contact the school via email office@blean.kent.sch.uk or telephone 01227 471254 option 5, for further information.

Application forms are available through Kent-teach or from the school office or via email office@blean.kent.sch.uk .  Please highlight your preferred specialism.  The recruitment process may include a lesson observation in your current setting and an interview.

 Visits are warmly encouraged, please book via email office@blean.kent.sch.uk or telephone 01227 471254, option 5 for the school office:

 2pm Thursday 19th September

2pm Wednesday 25th September

 We are committed to Safer Recruitment.  All appointments are subject to the relevant recruitment checks.

Information about the school

We are a popular, creative and imaginative school set on the outskirts of Canterbury on a spacious site. Ofsted judged us as ‘Outstanding’ in our recent Inspection (March 2016); with leadership described as ambitious an inventive. Leadership at all levels was recognised as a strength and our Forum Group praised as a ‘dynamic, expert, passionate and creative group of middle leaders’. We are an inclusive school and all our children, including those with special educational needs and children who are less advantaged, make excellent progress and achieve highly.

We have a strong track record of collaborative working with the EduCant group of schools and in providing high quality professional development through our Learning and Development Centre. Teaching is of a consistently high standard and we use action research based enquiry as a tool to reflect and improve practice. If you feel you have the skills and knowledge to support us in the next phase of the school’s development and would like to know more about our school visit our school website on www.bleanprimary.org.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Ian Rowden
  • Address:Whitstable Road, Blean, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9ED
  • Telephone: (01227) 471254
  • Email: office@blean.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 787247


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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.