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Specialist Resourced Provision HLTA - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-2037-23S
  • Posted:20/11/2019
  • Pay:VIAT 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/01/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:9th and 10th January


Valley Invicta Academies Trust requires an experienced HLTA to join our team within the Specialist Resource Provision at our primary school at Holborough Lakes

Salary:  37 hours per week for 38 weeks per year, £15,352 to £17,110  pro rata to £18,616 to £20,747 for a HLTA.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and professional Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work in our Specialist Resourced Provision within our recently built primary school. We have one Specialist Resourced Provision for children with SEMH needs at Holborough Lakes and another for children with autism (ASD) at Kings Hill. 

You will work closely with the teacher of the high needs provisions to support children on a 1:1 and small group, or whole class basis. The pupils that you will be supporting will all have an Education, Health and Care Plan for ASD needs.

The ideal candidate will be hard-working, flexible and adaptable, and will have a calm and positive approach to working with children with high levels of complex needs. Previous experience of providing teaching assistance within a school, working with children with SEMH and/ or ASD and have the ability to work independently and use your own initiative is also vital.

Our School

Valley Invicta Academies Trust is dedicated to providing outstanding care, outstanding education and outstanding opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a new, state of the art building with outstanding facilities. 

Holborough Lakes is an ‘inclusive and caring school, underpinned by a culture of respect as observed by Unicef’s Rights Respecting assessor (Silver Award February 2019).  We put the children at the centre of everything we do and pupils say they "feel safe and happy at school and are well looked after.  They say it is a "kind" and "content" school (Ofsted 2018)

Our Commitment

Come and join our dedicated team who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our children.

All our schools continually evolve in their drive for excellence; we aspire to provide staff and pupils to have
• Outstanding Care
• Outstanding Education
• Outstanding Opportunities.

New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the MAT. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the MAT is set up to provide; networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

Please complete the attached application form and submit to hrviat@viat.org.uk quoting the school and reference number shown above. 

For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website:  www.viat.org.uk

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime.

Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and three secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and East Borough Primary School which has recently joined the Trust.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School. The Lenham School became a member of the Trust this year joining Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:VIAT HR
  • Address:Pollyfield Close, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5GR
  • Telephone: 01622 675762
  • Email: hr@viat.org.uk


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.