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Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Whitehill Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-3900-79S
  • Posted:13/11/2019
  • Pay:TDET Range 6-7 (depending on experience)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:08/12/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Thursday 12th December, 2019


Higher Level Teaching Assistant

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time only + 1 week)

Are you a Teaching Assistant or a Learning Mentor or an existing HLTA or a graduate with a link to education/learning or in a similar role, who wants to develop their teaching skills in a school which believes in nurturing and achievement for all, including staff?  Would you enjoy opportunities and internal/external development?  Do you want to be part of our supportive team? 

This role will primarily be covering classes across the whole school.  With excellent training and development on offer, this is a position that will allow you to grow.



 The Role (will include)

  • Covering classes across the whole school (Year 1 to Year 6)
  • Assessing / marking learning
  • Communicating with teachers to deliver learning already planned
  • CPD including internal and external training

This appointment will start as soon as possible.  Salary is subject to experience, but will be within The Decus Educational Trust (TDET) Range 6: £14,962 -£16,412 per annum (equivalent to £20,121 - £22,072 per annum for a full-time, all year round post) to TDET Range 7: £16,412-£18,673 per annum (equivalent to £22,072-£25,112 per annum for a full-time post, all year round).

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Visits to the school are actively encouraged.  To arrange a visit please contact Lianne Pond, PA to the Headteacher, on 01474352973 or lpond@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk

Initial applications can be made on line or on downloaded application forms.  Downloaded application forms should be emailed to jlumley@whitehillprimary.kent.sch.uk

Please do not apply if you have made a previous application for this post.

Closing date: Sunday 8th December, 2019 (23:45)

Interviews: Thursday 12th December, 2019

Information about the school

Whitehill is an inclusive 730 child primary school serving a diverse community. We strive to build confident, ambitious and independent learners. We are proud that our children enjoy high quality, enriched learning with exciting opportunities.

Whitehill has much to offer: grow in a supportive environment with lots of internal and external CPD. As part of The Decus Educational Trust, Challenge Partners and the Gravesham Learning Partnership, our excellent network offers exceptional opportunities. We will help you to thrive.

Whitehill 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. The school will conduct all necessary safer recruitment checks before employment commences.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, reference checks, identity and proof of right to work in the UK. Whitehill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jennifer Lumley
  • Address:Sun Lane, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5HN
  • Telephone: (01474) 352973
  • Email: lumleyj@decustrust.com


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.